Bernardo Baglioni



Professional Musician, Guitarist, Guitar Instructor, Producer, Singer/Songwriter





20 years’ experience teaching a broad range of genres and styles of guitar, from classical repertoire to blues, hard and classic rock, soul, funk, folk and jazz.

Accademia Musicale di Firenze, Italy – guitar instructor (2015-present)
Agapao Music Institute, Montecatini, Italy – guitar and music ensemble instructor (2015-present)
Full Music, Firenze, Italy – guitar and music ensemble instructor (2013-present)
Sound-Musiche, Firenze, Italy – guitar and music ensemble instructor (2001-2010)
Modern Academy, Firenze, Italy – substitute guitar instructor (1996)
Lizard Music School, Firenze, Italy – substitute guitar instructor (1994)
Private guitar instructor (1993-present)


Noemi (Sony artist) – lead guitarist, backing vocals (2010-present) – Musical Director (2016 – present).
Lead guitarist for Italian pop artist Noemi for 6 consecutive tours; performed in major festivals, television and radio appearances, and official music videos, with band and in acoustic; recorded live concert album ‘Rosso Live’(2012), studio albums ‘Cuore di Artista’ (2015) and ‘La Luna’ (2018), all by Sony Music.

Tours (Italy, UK, Greece, Slovenia): ‘Made in London’ (2014-2015) Live Nation Entertainment; ‘RossoNoemi part 2’(2012-2013) Warner Music Italy, F&P group; ‘RossoNoemi part 1’(2011, Italy), Live Nation Entertainment; ‘Sulla mia Pelle’ (2009-2010), International Music and Arts.

Selected Festivals/Promotional Appearances:

The Voice of Italy, MTV Total Request Live, MTV Music Awards, Primo maggio concert Rome, Heineken Jamming Festival, Lucca Summer Festival, Radio Italia live,Wind Awards, various openings forVasco Rossi Tour Europe indoor and Vasco Live Kom.

Marina Evans (Independent artist) – musician, guitarist, producer (2010-present)
Produced singer/songwriter’s original EP ‘The Tuscan Sessions’ (September 2012), Album ‘Unbound’ (October 2013); Ep ‘Tide and Stars’ (February 2018)

Selected Radio Appearances (live and recordings): 89.7 WGBH – song placement (Boston, MA); 92.5 The River (Boston, MA); 95.9 WATD (Marshfield, MA); 91.5 WUML (Lowell, MA); 106.3 Frank FM (Nashua, NH)

Gospel Fire Choir – guitarist (December 2013, January 2014)
Rehearsed and performed with 8-piece orchestra and full gospel choir. Performed alongside Mylious Johnson, Sandra St. Victor, Marcus Machado in 2013.

Dreemtime Music– studio sessions (February 2012-February 2013). Recorded guitars on lounge/funk albums ‘Black’and ‘Gold.’

Massimiliano Larocca (Independent Artist) – guitarist (2010-2013)
Toured in acoustic duo and 4-piece band across Italy.

Paolo Vallesi (Warner Chappel Music Artist) – guitarist, backing vocals (2006-2009).Toured in a 5-piece band and acoustic duo across Italy. Recorded guitars on single ‘E bastato un momento’ (2010)

Franco Baggiani (Trumpet player, Big Band director) – guitarist at Soul Beat Orchestra (2004) and Giotto Jazz Festival ‘In a Grooves Way’ (2007), performing alongside saxophone player Stefano ‘Cocco’ Cantini.Recorded rhythm and lead guitars on Baggiani’s funk/jazz album ‘My Way Through the Jungle,’ Sound-Records, 2007 and UrbanFunk album ‘Endosimbiosi’, Multipromo, 1995

Terje Nordgarden (independent artist) – guitarist, backing vocals (2003-2004)
Toured in acoustic duo with Norwegian singer/songwriter across Italy.

Nicola Pecci (actor, songwriter) – guitarist, backing vocals (2001-2006)
Toured in acoustic duo and 5-piece band across Italy.

Coda (country rock band) – guitarist, backing vocals (1999-2001)
Recorded Album ‘Medicine of Love’ in Italy. Playedpromotional gigs in Tampa bay, FL where the album was mixed (2001).

Pandora (rock band) – guitarist, bass player, backing vocals (1996-2001)
Co-founded the band, and co-wrote, recorded, and produced original rock album ‘Movimento’ (1996); toured across Italy; Winners of Roxy Bar National TV band contest (1999).

Acquaraggia (blues, folk, reggae band) – guitarist, backing vocals (1996-2002)
Touredin a 5-piece band and in acoustic duo across Italy.



Endorsed by Gibson Italy (February 2015 – present); Endorsed by Masotti/Mezzabarba Amp (2011-present); Winner: Best Italian Artist at Emergenza Acoustic Music Festival,London, UK (May 2005)



Noemi (Sony): ‘Rosso Live’ (Sony, 2012), Cuore di Artista (Sony, 2015), La Luna (Sony, 2018) – guitarist, backing vocals

Marina Evans (independent): ‘Unbound’ (2013), ‘The Tuscan Sessions’ (2012), ‘Tide and Stars part 1’ (2017/2018) – musician, guitarist, producer

Bernardo Baglioni (Music Valley Records): ‘Fine Line’ (2010) – co-author, singer, musician, guitarist, producer

Franco Baggiani: My Way Through the Jungle (2007) – Guitarist

Aquaraggia (independent): ‘Archeologie’ (2000), ‘Nightpubbing’ (2003), ‘AcquaraggiasingDylan’ (2004), ‘La Torta in Fondo al Cielo’ (2007) – guitarist

Pandora (independent): ‘Movimento’ (1996) – guitarist, co-author, co-producer

El Paso Doble Studio, Firenze, Italy – session man / guitarist (2008-present)
Recorded lead and rhythm guitarist for a variety of independent artists and songwriters. Selected artist listing: Giorgia del Mese, Massimiliano Larocca, Gianfilippo Boni,Fano, Marina Giaccio, Francesco Garito, Jonny Casamenti, Marco Cantini


Skills and Interests

Fluent in Italian and English, conversant in French; enjoys cooking, fishing, hiking, sailing, and learning to play other instruments (banjo, mandolin, drums, piano).



University of Florence, MA (Hon.)of Foreign Literature – major: English (2002)

Thesis title (translated from Italian): The Language of the Song: An Analysis of the Translations of Bob Dylan Lyrics. Thesis Advisor: Nicholas Brownlees, Associate Professor of English Language

Sound-Musiche Music School, Florence,Italy (1995-1996) – Jazz music ensemble

Modern Academy, Florence, Italy (1993-1995) – Music ensemble – electric guitar

Lizard Music School, Fiesole, Italy (1991-1993) – electric guitar

Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, Florence, Italy (1985-1989) – classical guitar



Franco Baggiani, Sound-Musiche schooldirector, trumpet player, former teacher.Florence, Italy;

Giacomo Castellano – Professional musician, session man, guitarist, former teacher. Florence, Italy


Simone Giuliani –(Also known as 4Mula) producer, composer, musician,Director of Programs at MOMENT NYC, Music Education Organization.New York, NY.




Skype : bernacalling
Italian address/residency: Via di cintoia alta 27 – 50022, Greve in Chianti-Firenze, Italy


Relevant Links


Itunes links

YouTube channel

Music videos
‘In un giorno qualunque’
‘Sono solo parole’

Recent Live performances video
With Artist Noemi:
Etta James cover‘Damn your eyes’
Primo maggio concert- Rome

Social networks      

Curriculum Vitae integrale