Stefano Marazzi

Session Drummer

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I record my drum tracks at my own state-of-the art facility. The studio is acoustically treated and sounds great. My equipment consists of high-end preamps and microphones. I also offer full instrumental productions, remote mixing and mastering.

Stefano Marazzi:
Over the years, he has played with many artists from a wide variety of genres. He has performed on numerous albums, television shows, film soundtracks, theatre productions, and live tours, working in many Italian “top level” productions.

He studied for many years with some of the most sought-after Italian session men, developing his musical versatility and his technical skill. In 2003 he won the “Tempi Moderni” drumming competition in the ‘Emerging Talent’ section, with two of his own tracks.
He has also played on live, tours and on recording sessions with: Anastacia, Lodovica Comello, Pino Daniele, Mario Biondi, Fiordaliso, Malika Ayane, Pierdavide Carone, Marco Armani, Gazebo, Alfredo Paixao, Massimo Moriconi, M° Vince Tempera, M° Pinuccio Pirazzoli, Fabio Mariani, Kelley Dolan, “Amici” Live Band, “Ti Lascio una Canzone” live band (U.S.A. Tour 2012), Jazbeat, Greenwall.

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Interview with Stefano Marazzi

  1. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  2. A: I recently finished a tour with the rockstar Anastacia for the musical We Will Rock You. (Holland tour 2019/2020). Now I recorded and produced my first solo album "Electronic Leaves". Composed, played, mixed and mastered by me. Available in all the digital stores.

  3. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  4. A: the trend is now inclined towards digital and I believe it is right but only on condition that the equipment and software that you use are really of high quality

  5. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  6. A: My drum (of course), my UAD Apollo, my Mac, microphones and some friends :)

  7. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  8. A: I play drums since I was 12 years old. My first approach to the "Daw" was about 25 years ago with a "black and white" version of Cubase. I felt in love with home recording systems.

  9. Q: How would you describe your style?

  10. A: adaptable to the needs of the moment

  11. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  12. A: I worked in a really huge variety of styles: rock, jazz, progressive, bossa nova, latin, theater production, R&B, movies soundtracks, edm.... and I love all of them!

  13. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  14. A: ...Over 25 years of experience

  15. Q: What's your typical work process?

  16. A: - For the drum recordings: I listen to your project, you explain to me what you want, I record drums and I send back to you an mp3 to listen. Once you are satisfied I send you the separate tracks. - For mixing and mastering: we adopt the same procedure and when you are satisfied I send you the final files

  17. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  18. A: My own studio is the result of many years of experimentation. The materials I currently use and the knowledge I have made, make my work of the highest quality.

  19. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  20. A: I like all people who strongly believe in what they do.

  21. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  22. A: I take care of making their "rhythmic ideas" real...

From "Electronic Leaves", my new Album

I was the Drummer, mixing and mastering engineer in this production

Gear Highlights
  • Pearl
  • Sabian
  • Vic Firth
  • UAD
  • RME
  • AKG
  • Shure
  • Golden Age
  • Audix
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