Marco Di Maggio -- Marco Di Maggio and Sue Moreno


         With the cd "The Wildest Game", Marco opened a new chapter on his music.
         During '99, he recorded an album under request of some labels specialized on soundtracks for movies and tv spots. That was the chance to work without limits of style on the many kind of swingin' genres he use to play live.
         His work immediately received great response and many of his songs were choosen for movies and tv spots in almost all the Us states, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
         Because of his versatility in music, he recorded many Surf instrumentals, Swing, Rockabilly, Lounge, Country and Blues, One of his songs, "You'll Be Mine", was featured also by the famous tv series Friends.
         Intentioned to recreate the same sound with a new project, during spring 2004 he formed the band The Di Maggio Connection.
         The repertoire of the trio includes almost all original compositions and the sound is a mix of NeoRockabilly, Power Surf, Rock'n'Roll, NeoSwing, Country and a touch of '60's sound.
         The new cd is composed by 16 tracks, written by Marco, Francesco Chisci and Volker Houghton. There's also a couple of remakes like "Every Breath You Take" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" and this one, was featured on a videoclip where, as special guest, the populair tv showman Greg sing with Marco.
         An exciting, explosive cocktail of all the coolest music styles, where marco's guitar runs very fast from some hot Rockabilly licks, jumpin' to astounding surfin' scales.

CD The Wildest Game,
The Di Maggio Connection

Area Pirata AP008
(Reviewed by Marijn Raaijmakers From BLACK CAT ROCKABILLY EUROPE
         "Marco Di Maggio is no stranger on the rockabilly scene, be it in Europe or the United States, every rockabilly cat has heard his name and knows his music. And the Italian maestro of rockabilly music is treating us again with an excellent album full of hot rockin' music. Opening up with the title track "The Wildest Game", a fast paced rockabilly bopper, you just know you are in for a treat again. Superb vocals, scorching lead guitar, yes the maestro is back!
         For the rockabilly purists, it needs to be said that Marco injected a lot of neo-rockabilly and reverb into this new album. A new project, a new sound... and what a sound! Just listen to the original rockabilly/surf mix "The Toll" or the hard knocking "My F. Rock 'n' Roll" and you'll know exactly what I mean.
         Marco's rendition of "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood", with guest musician Vladimiro Martini on trumpet, was completely rearranged to a brand new rockabilly hit with tremendously fast guitar licks, it's rough, it's tough, it's beautiful! Talking about fast, don't forget to fasten your seatbelts before playing the instrumental "Hillbilly Hurricane". Even the former Police hit "Every Breath You Take" has got Marco's rockabilly treatment.
         The closer of the album "Surf Attack - Di Maggio Theme" is, as the title implies, surf's up all the way. What a great album, with a great new view on rock 'n' roll music. A superb production, great sound and awesome new songs..."
Marijn Raaijmakers

The Connection:
Marco Di Maggio - as the Godfather (Guitar & Vocals)
Matteo Giannetti - as Broderik (Double Bass)
Marco Barsanti - as Bazlo (Drums)
Special Guest - Greg as Himself (Guitar & Vocals)

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