Biography

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

Future in the Past

My latest work is a sci-fi, cyberpunk and dystopian original 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.

Available in all major digital stores Spotify Apple Music Amazon Tidal Deezer Bandcamp

Future in the Past - Limited Run Floppy Disk EditionThis 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.

Scoring Master Class

"Building a Song from an Idea" is a 110-minute video course that covers the process and workflow that I go through, when creating a new song and approaching a new project.

Interview for 'We Are Makers'

I had a nice chat about the music industry, its current state, my work as a composer and much more! Sit back, relax and enjoy the talk.

Online Master Classes

twitch.tv/arizzoschettino

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.

MY COURSES ARE AVAILABLE ON YouTube Twitch

Discography

Chiny Logan - Killing Me Softly
720AM - 720AM
Alberto Rizzo Schettino - Uneucyldean Expressions
720AM - Prêt-à-porter
Alessandro Paganelli - SUM
Alberto Rizzo Schettino - Touch
DIVA - 2018, Best Original Soundtrack Nomination, LA Film Festival
Alessandro Paganelli - Drifting
Alberto Rizzo Schettino - Feelings Unnoticed
The Midnight Shower - Late Riser
CBS - CSI New York
Reptile World Order - Annexation
The Sgt. Cane Project - She's Leaving Home
Chaos Venture - Out
Alberto Rizzo Schettino - Future in the Past
Alberto Rizzo Schettino - Rock Fusion
Sway - Vacation
Gucci - Summer of Love
Marco Masini - Il Mio Cammino
Marcos Baiano - Green Lights
Camera Obscura - Fortunate Fall
RIOT Games - League of Legends
The Midnight Shower - Step in the Light
VES - Sogni e Verità
Kingswood
The Time Agent (Original Soundtrack) - 2017, Korean Film Festival Winner
Alberto Rizzo Schettino - Play Time
Dead Nature
Alessandro Paganelli - Nebula
Apple iPod 2004 Commercial
Bliss - 2016, Edinburgh Movie Festival Winner
Iokokanoa - Fire
Phaze Control - Faith
AFM - Wintersun
Dreamweb Remastered (Original Soundtrack)
Sunday Mayhem - Sunday Mayhem
Andrew Mangan - Plugged In
Anna Oxa - Ho un Sogno

Contact Me

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Studio Work

 

I work as a recording and mixing engineer at my very own Fuseroom 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.

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.

Workshops

 

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. I love to demonstrate these products at events, trade fairs and workshops as well as online. Keyboards, synthesizers, studio equipment and software plug-ins, there's great products out there that can fuel your creativity and become the right tools for your project.

Puremix

 

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, 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.

Performing

 

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.