Alberto Rizzo Schettino
Pianist, synthesizers freak and sound engineer
I work as a recording and mixing engineer at my very own Fuseroom Studio in Berlin. I've worked long enough as a studio assistant to know my way around most analog and digital mayhems, in any teamwork-based environment. I run on moderate amounts of coffee and require little to no maintenance.
If you need a sound engineer for your next album, I am here: contact me!
I teach piano and keyboards to unfortunate yet audacious souls, with an emphasis on acoustic piano, vintage keyboards and synthesisers. I am always available to venture deep in technique, harmony and theory, ear training, styles, transcriptions and sound design. Being an all-time geek for playing piano and keyboards, I never stop exploring and having fun in my own musical journey. I tend to transfer this approach to my students, no matter their age and level.
I love to be in front of an audience and talk about gear, music, recording and anything in-between. In the past years I've hosted and presented a number of events either at my place, in famous recording studios, at the NAMM and the Messe. As an independent professional and not a salesman, I don't sound as a solicitor and tend to create events that, even when related to a specific brand of product launch, maintain a broad type of educational approach for my audience.
I am a product specialist for some of the best brands in the professional audio industry. Dangerous Music, Focal, Universal Audio and VOVOX to name a few. I own a lot of gear from these brands and I've been using their amazing products extensively. To state the obvious: these brands make some of the best in analog hardware, backbone equipment, studio monitoring, DSP, cabling and connections.
If you need help for you or your studio, feel free to contact me.
Since 2013 I am part of Puremix.net for content editing, post production and localisation. Puremix is hands-down the best web site to learn about music production and audio engineering, straight from the pros. With famous engineers like Fab Dupont, Ryan West, Ben Lindell and many others, this place features both free and premium video content, a members-only forum where you can reach the pros directly and a wealth of educational material, on point and aimed at making you a better professional.
Studio sessions or live gigs, I can't wait to play with others and take part in a production. I've done gigs for local rock bands, playing mostly vintage keys, I've joined jam bands for wicked acid-jazz sounds, I've written piano tracks for R'n'B and pop artists, prepped lots of charts for string and horn sections and I love how every project has enriched me and kept my mind open, in the past fifteen-or-so years.
I am available for sessions and live gigs. Send me an email.