While in Rome, Marco studied privately with Tenor Saxophonists Pierpaolo Iacopini, Mario Raja and David Keberle, and played  with the big band of the “Scuola Popolare di Musica Di Testaccio,” lead by trombonist and composer Danilo Terenzi. After moving to New York, Marco studied, collaborated, played with and participated in many workshops with Clifford Jordan, Joe Solomon (Lenny Tristano student) Mike Longo (Dizzy Gillespies’ Musical Director), Marc Mommaas (leader of Global Motion and cofounder of the New York Jazz Workshop), Patience Higgins, Barry Harris, David Gross , David Liebman, Eric Alexander, Joe Lovano, George Coleman Jr., Makane Kouyate, and Balla Kouyate, among others. Marco is one of the founders and the tenor sax player of the band “il Collettivo “ who released the first Album “Wednesdays at Boom” in 2009, Marco is currently ( 2021) the saxophone player for the West African band Danya led by Aboubacar Denbele.
If you would like private lessons or are looking for a band for an event, please feel free to contact Marco