Marco Pernice is a guitarist, singer, composer and author, active in radio, graduated in audiovisual. Guitar teacher (certificate issued in June 2003 by Nicolaus Bari School of Music). In November 2005 he studies a stage of completion in Rome performed by the famous American jazz musician Mike Stern (guitarist for Miles Davis). He began working as guitarist in high school and university bands, giving many concerts of rock, pop, funk and blues, traveling in the Europe and the U.S.A. looking for his music style.
In 2003 he released a pop-rock album, RESET, labeled Otium Records in Bari (album produced by indie Positive Sound of Bologna and by the same publisher), the CD is presented in MEI in Faenza and distributed in the catalog Media Music Italy in national level. Some songs became hit of independent fm radio stations and webradio; “I Moderni” is played on Radio RAI (in the known program DEMO). Reset is reviewed on Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno and MUSICA DI REPUBBLICA well as on local newspapers and specialist websites. The video “senza respiro” already circulating on some local television channels ( video Emme, in June 2001).
PARTICIPATION at some prestigious events:
Time Zones Festival (Bari '98)-with Time Zones Ensemble (Maestro Bepi Speranza), concert transmitted by TELENORBA ( scheduled in the festival also Lou Reed, John Cale, Uri Caine, Popol Vuh); Taranta Power as a session man-(Naples 2003) - broadcasted by RAI television, organized by Eugenio Bennato; Bari Jazz Festival 2006 (organized by Maestro Paolo Lepore); Summer Party-with the participation of the string quartet directed by Maestro Bepi speranza -(Bari ‘98) - Service on TeleBari; Concert-Seminar at the High School of Torre Maggiore (Foggia): blues and improvisation (28/04/2007); Presentation of single “senza respiro”, taken from "L’ Animale" album, produced by Davide Caroppo of Positive Sound - Bologna- (conference and screening of the video clip to the Mayor of Castel San Pietro Terme, Graziano Prantoni) and concert (Bologna, May-June 2001); Live performances on video projections at the Biennale of Young Artists of Europe (Bari Fiera del Levante-27/05/08 ); … and more…
Some quotes: "… The compelling Reset of Marco Pernice -based on electric sounds and words used as stones. "(Massimo Pasquini, Musica di Repubblica of 03.27.2003); "… In Reset resurface clear references to the Lou Reed guitar riffs, Pernice’s voice sometimes reminiscent of Rino Gaetano like in “Il treno” song, or cited “I moderni” … others, such as in the case of “Sole”, that of Alex Britti (Nicola Morisco, La Gazzetta del mezzogiorno of 04.30.2003); “… With Reset the compositional evolution of Marco reaches its highest point, the guitar intro is really phenomenal and creates an involving sound…” (Fabrizio Zucchini, website Musictown April 2003); "… With guitar and voice uncommon … It is now clear that the atmosphere live are those favored by rockers … "(Pasquale Attolico, Bari Sera 03/29/2003). “… A well marked presence of Pernice’s guitar that sounds especially like great rockers -Hendrix and Satriani.” But in recent years the guitarist has evolved technically, to approaching sounds more ethereal and refined … " (Nicola Morisco the Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno of 05/28/2005).
Interviews and live performances on important radio as Radionorba, RADIO MANBASSA, CANALE100, Controradio (Bari, Firenze), Radio Popolare Network, L’ALTRARADIO, RADIOINCONTRO (Roma-Lazio), RADIOFARFALLA, RADIO MADE IN ITALY, RADIORADIOSA, MEETING RADIO, RADIO CENTRAL, RADIO5, RETE8, RADIOPARSIFAL and more from '98 to today (It’s not possible listing them all).
Goes out to April 2009, the single ANGELA (produced by Pernice), many Italian local radio hit in summer 2009. The song is promoted on the internet, radio and web radio Italian and abroad. The single currently sells in the U.S.A., UK, France and Algeria, which demonstrate that the made in Italy has never waned and that the Internet opens a new era of music making, not necessarily negative. Pernice is able to play different styles of music, just think of the album GUITAR ATTACK, contaminated by electronic sound with rock, blues and psychedelia.
Discography official worldwide distribution on www.believedigital.com: RESET (album-2003) ANGELA (single-2009) GUITAR ATTACK (album-2009) I MODERNI-live (single-2010) WATER ON MARS (single-2010) DOCTOR 46 (single-2010)