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Alessandro Benvenuti

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Alessandro Benvenuti is an Italian virtuoso guitarist. He has only released one solo album (Sonic Design) but has appeared in J.A.M. (featuring the guitarists Joel Rivard, Alessandro Benvenuti and Milan Polak), Raw by Joy Malcom of Incognito, and Ego by Alex Argento.

The album Sonic Design features tracks with the world-renowned guitarists Frank Gambale (Chick Corea, Vital Information) and Prashant Aswani(Greg Howe, Herbie Hancock).

Alessandro writes an instructional column called “Tech ‘n Tone” for Italy’s Axe Magazine and is also an instructor at The Guitar Cap Music Institute in Rome, Italy.

Alessandro has performed at Italy’s largest outdoor festival Foro Italico for four years. Among the performers have been Mark Knopfler (Dire Strates), Ronnie James Dio, and Jethro Tull.

Alessandro is the lead guitarist for the progressive rock band Alter Ego, which has performed all over Italy.

Alessandro is also an active session guitar player and works at Circe Digital Studios, Blue Lab Studios, and Rodgers Digital Studios.

Alessandro endorses Peavey guitars, Mesa Boogie Amps, and Seymour Duncan PickUps.

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  • Froren

    Good to see more people have listened to him now...

    24 Apr 2009 Reply
  • cbscorneti

    Alessandro is a pure genius, Sonic Design is a masterpiece!

    22 Dec 2008 Reply
  • Froren

    Sonic Design surpasses just about every fusion/instrumental rock guitar album I have ever heard, yet no one seems to know about him. 76 listeners! That's ridiculous!

    10 Feb 2008 Reply

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