Best Pianist/Keyboardist 2005 at Hollywood's Musicians Institute, Alberto joined productions in the progressive rock scene (Derek Sherinian, Planet X, TJ Helmerich) right after graduation, worked as assistant in sessions at the iconic Cello Studios, prepped music for some of the best musicians in the LA jazz scene and even landed a gig with pop star Joss Stone.

After honours on jazz piano performance with Berklee College of Music. Alberto opened Fuseroom Recording Studio in 2007 as a place to teach, produce and work on his music.

In the years Alberto has worked for artists and bands like Roger Burn (Chaka Khan, The Mask, Saturday Night Live), Shapes, David White (Mad Max: Fury Road), Anna Oxa, Marco Masini, Derek Sherinian, Planet X, Garsed/Helmerich, Morgan Heritage and more, while also working with leading brands in the gaming industry such as Riot Games (League of Legends), Bohemia Interactive (ArmA), Blizzard Entertainment (Overwatch) and aviation technology giants such as Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.

Alberto also works as a product specialist for companies like Dangerous Music, Universal Audio, Wholegrain Software, Lauten Audio and since 2014 is a chief beta tester at Focal while being one of the brilliant minds behind the success of pureMix Audio Tutorials, since 2013.

Future in the Past

My latest work is a constantly-evolving, one-track-a-week, sci-fi, cyberpunk and dystopian soundtrack in which digital elements of electronic music meet organic, real-life acoustic ethnic instruments from the Middle East, Africa and Asia, along side the power of bit-crushed and mangled string and brass sections.

Journey with me through distant dark cities, spaceports, overcrowded market areas, underground tunnels and more.

This album is also available in a limited run of floppy disks, usually no more than 10 per song. These floppies will not be re-printed once sold out and they are unique. Compatible with MS-DOS, Windows and Commodore Amiga computers.

All revenues from this project are going to support my free music education programs in real-life and online, helping younger and older people who are at a disadvantage to learn music and become proficient artists and composers, because everyone has the right to create, craft and express themselves through art.

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Get it on Bandcamp

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I run a channel in which I regularly stream free music production master classes. I teach songwriting, composing, synthesis, digital music, video scoring for movies/film and video games, sound design and more.

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Random Works

Uneuclydean Expressions
Alberto Rizzo Schettino
1999, Instrumental Synth Prog

Piano and Keyboards, Performer, Composer, Arranger

Alberto Rizzo Schettino
2003, Piano Solo

Piano, Performer, Composer

Acid From Mars
2016, Electronica

Engineer (Mastering)

The Time Agent
Noe Gonzalez
2017, Korean Film Festival Winner

Engineer (Mastering)

Random Gear

Korg Polysix
No intro needed on this. One of my favorite DCO synths ever made. Pure beauty!

Nord Electro 2 73
Another great stage piano that just delivered. My stage setup 2004-2006 for most jams. I loved the mono piano sound and used to run its Rhodes and Wurli sounds through guitar amps.

Kawai RX-2
From 2006 to 2007 I played the RX-2 extensively in jazz quartets/trios and even in duets. It's a pleasure to play, especially with low dynamics when comping a soloist. Distinct, musical and never thin.

If you don't know this pedal, you just landed on Earth and need guidance. From nasty to gentle, it can get some synth lead sounds to be all Scofield-y and stuff.

Studio Work


I work as a recording and mixing engineer at my very own Fuseroom Recording 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, write me an email!

Music Teaching


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.

Want to study together? Reach me via email!



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.

Gear Specialist


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 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, Chris Lord Alge, Mike Needham, Andrew Scheps, Vance Powell, Greg Wells, Ryan West 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.