Marco Gnoatto

Session Piano & Keys

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Hello, I'm Marco from Argentina. I play piano & keys. My specialty styles include: rock, gospel, neo soul, r&b, funk, pop and -why not?- tango ;)

I'm a session musician. I have a Roland RD-150 electric piano, a Novation Xtation synth and a Korg Kross workstation. I usually work with sample-based sound and controllers as, for example, Kontakt, which offers many real sound sampled libraries, such as Alicia Keys piano, Scarbee Mark I Rhodes, etc.
So if you need me just let me know!

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

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  1. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    It is always a super experience working with Marco,his knowledge of musical arrangement is second to nobody !!!!!!!
    He always brings "love & Light" to my music taking it to another level. Marco is truly a wonderful open minded artist oh yes and always delivers promptly.. Thank you again Sir JazzyD

  2. Review by Seb L.
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    Great job again!

  3. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    I decided to Remix one of my original track's that Marco did for me last year. Wow what a transformation! Marco's work on this remix was totally awesome in all aspects of sound and production. Marco has given me another top quality track with at least 5 different sounds to use.Totally brilliant work from the Master keys player !!!! Thank you Jazzy

  4. Review by Aron M.
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    Marco is easy to work with, fast and understands how to bring chord progressions to life.

  5. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Another Fantastic job from the Master !!!!! This time around Marco pulled off some amazing soulful sounds, along with a truly superb synth solo !!!! The quality of files and timing of his playing is 99.99999 % always on time with the metronome. Please dont hesitate to get Marco to work on your music he is a true genius, Thank you jazzy

  6. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Marco is not only a super person to work with, but his musical skills are second to none !!! His ability to improvise on certain genre's truly is a natural gift,that not everyone in Marco's position has!!!! I would highly recommend Marco for your next world class project. Thank you Sir , until next time. JazzyD

  7. Review by Dayane Kin
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    Fast, reliable, and very professional as always!

  8. Review by Aron M.
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    Always fast and delivers it!

  9. Review by Chris Le Rock
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    A plessure to me to work with Marco. He did an awesome job and pushed my song to a higher level, great work! Very quick working and professional. Will work again in the future with him.

  10. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Yet another fantastic piece of music from the master !!!! Top musician here on Sounbetter. Thank you Marco your ideas and patients are second to none :)
    Jazzy

  11. Review by Aron M.
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    Marco is really great at creating and setting a theme for the song. Highly recommend!

  12. Review by Aron M.
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    Marco Delivers again! Great stuff.

  13. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Yet another top quality job by Marco:) good to be back working together :) jazzy

  14. Review by Aron M.
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    Marco knows what he's doing big time and very fast!

  15. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Another fantastic job finished!!!! Marco is a superb artists in all aspects i would personally recommend him for your next job , you will get Quality on time every time :)
    Thanks Marco
    Jazzy

  16. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Yet another Fantastic jazz keys laid down by Marco !!!! This man has more up his sleeve than the best magician in the world !!!!!
    Marco your work is amazing my friend , Can't wait to start on the next track :)
    Jazzy

  17. Review by Dayane Kin
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    Marco understood exactly what I wanted and did an awesome arrangement for the song. I'm very happy with the result and would sure work with him again :)

  18. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Another fantastic rhodes backing track Marco you a Top Top quality musician, thank you once again :) Jazzy

  19. Review by noor a.
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    Wonderful thank you!

  20. Review by noor a.
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    A pleasure to work with.. Thank you Marco!

  21. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Marcos work on this jazz fusion track was some of the best playing I have heard for a long time,his ability to improvise is brilliant,if you are looking for a top keys player then don't hesitate to engage Marco you will not be disappointed. Thank you again Marco... Jazzy

  22. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Another Smooth job Marco... You are my go to Keys and piano player on soundbetter :)
    Fantastic!!!!! Thank you
    Jazzy

  23. Review by Jay Parish
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    Worked with Marco for the second time. This guy responds and completes orders fast, which is very much appreciated!

  24. Review by Jay Parish
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    Working with Marco was nice and quick – he responded the same day and delivered the order the next day. He played the piano part exactly as it was written and also gave two extra takes with arrangement variations. In addition, he chose a great, realistic-sounding piano software. I'd gladly work with him again in the future!

  25. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Outstanding work again Marco , i thank you very much for all your time and effort on this track :) Superb !!!!
    Regards

  26. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Great work on this Jazz track Marco , perfect arrangement :)
    Another outstanding experience :)
    Jazzy

  27. Review by Ryan K.
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    I'm honestly blown away. Best money I've spent in a long long time. His piano arrangement was gorgeous. I will be back again and again.

  28. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    If you are looking for a top professional then look no further than Marco , he has the ability to deliver on time a top product Everytime !!!! Without fail.. . Thanks again Marco amazing track . Jazzy

  29. Review by noor a.
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    Excellent thank u!!

  30. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Yet another Quality job supplied by Marco!!! Thank you Jazzy

  31. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Another great experience working with Marco , he is one cool cat !!! Jazzy

  32. Review by noor a.
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    Professional!

  33. Review by Gijs S.
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    Marco is a great player and very professional.

  34. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Another fantastic experience with Marco,nothing is a problem for him always delivers on time and is a pleasure to work with :) jazzy

  35. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Anybody looking for a master keyboard player then look no further!!!! Marco is one of the best in the industry !!!!........ Marco has been working with me on my new album and all i can say is "FIRE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" There is nothing marco cant do,ask and you will receive. Time and time again he has produced the highest quality work . Jazzy

  36. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    A truly outstanding piece Marco you have definitely dug deep for the work on this track thank you !!!
    Jazzy

  37. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Marco cease's to amaze me of the true talent he has and every track takes his playing to another level, If anybody is contemplating using Marco for his keyboard or piano skills then don't dwell on it just engage in his services & i assure you he will deliver every time something special for you :)
    Jazzy

  38. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Once again Marco nailed the track!!!! this album is going to be a killer :)
    Thanks Marco :)
    Jazzy

  39. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Once again Marco went above and beyond what i was expecting :) he is a true artist , friendly & above all PROMPT with his service.
    Thanks again
    Jazzy

  40. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Yet another magical track Marco !!! :):) You have yet again delivered beyond expectations thank you :):) It's great to have you on board the "Jazzy Neo-Soul train" Thank you Marco
    Jazzy

  41. Review by Keith B.
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    What can I say? Incredible experience working with Marco! I explained what I wanted and not only did he understand EXACTLY what I wanted, he surpassed my expectations!!!!! Very talented artist!

  42. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    Marco is definitely an "AMAZING Keyboard and Piano player", his ease of playing and ideas allows the producer to think outside the box . It would be hard to find someone like Marco who has every skill available in his toolbox for any Genre. He also delivers the projects right on time:) and as a top quality product.
    Thank you Marco
    Jazzy

  43. Review by Aleks M.
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    Great job, professional and quality of work!

  44. Review by Ezequiel Rivas
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    Best Piano, Keys, and sinths player in the market.
    No doubt.

  45. Review by Jazzyd A.
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    I have been a underground soul & RnB producer for quite some time now,and Marco has become my go to keyboard /piano player. Whatever the job entails Marco is there to put his world class musical attributes to the test,not once has Marco failed to deliver a top quality piece of artistic playing. Thank you Marco for all your hard work..Jazzy D

Interview with Marco Gnoatto

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I'm working and I will continue to work with my wife in a duo as producer and pianist. With my band Savia, we're all friends and they always have something beautiful to share. Also, I did several songs with Jazzy D through SoundBetter and I'm very proud of how those songs are sounding.

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

  4. A: I'm working on recordings, backing tracks, and playing live with a gospel choir.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: I would recommend Ezequiel Rivas if you want a killer bass, I played with him a lot and he's truly amazing and has a beautiful gear. Also, I would recommend Jazzy D, whom I met through SoundBetter, it does great productions and he's a top guy.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: I'm a digital guy. I love the portability and the sound now it's amazing.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: That I will try my best every time and that the job won't end until they are happy with the result.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: To do new things and, thanks to SoundBetter, to be able to do it anywhere in the world.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: If I can deliver the midi also, and my answer is: "Yeah, no problem".

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: That sample-based instruments are inferior to the real ones.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: I ask them if they have any reference music I can listen to, if they can deliver a multitrack, if they know the BPM of the song and some other technical stuff.

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: I always try to play what the customer needs/wants or I won't be happy.

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

  22. A: A computer, a good controller, a Hammond, a mixer and really nice and comfy headphones (cause the birds and sea would upset my hearing if I choose monitors :p)

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

  24. A: I started to play piano at 8, becoming a professor of classical piano and musical theory at 18. I had my first bands in high school. Then I studied jazz, tango and folklore. My career began immediately after that, playing with many and really different bands, recording, making backing tracks, composing for theater plays, etc. So I started to play 32 years ago, but I would say that my career started 20 years ago.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: I don't really know how to describe it. It would be a mix of all the styles I learned over the years.

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Stevie Wonder, cause he's the God of music to me.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Always listen to the other musicians and play with them.

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

  32. A: I love all kinds of music, so I want to get involved in recording all genres, always accepting my limitations and staying true to the customers.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: I would say creativity.

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

  36. A: I try to deliver what the customer and the song need.

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

  38. A: I listen to the song a couple of times and then I start to play over the song till I find something. Then I record and listen to it to see if I like it, and then I maybe record a second option to send to the customer so he can choose.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I use Cubase 9 artist in a Dell Laptop with an i7 processor, 16Gb of RAM and 1,5Tb of SSD. I mostly use vst libraries (like Omnisphere 2, Kontakt), but I have a Scarlet 2i 4 2nd gen to record audio from the following keys: Roland RD-150, MicroKorg XL, Korg Kross, Novation XStation.

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

  42. A: Although I get inspired by a lot of musicians that play all kind of instruments the ones that always get me inspired are Shaun Martin and Cory Henry from Snarky Puppy, and Stevie Wonder.

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

  44. A: I record pianos, keys and synths.

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Gear Highlights
  • Cubase Pro 9
  • Roland RD-150
  • Novation Xstation
  • Korg Kross
  • MicroKorg XL
  • Omnisphere 2
  • Kontakt with many real sampled sounds
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