About me

My name is Andrea Marin, I’m a 31 years old full time professional guitarist based in London (UK) with 16 years experience playing live and recording in studio with several different artists/bands.

I like to be creative and give my contribution to create great songs in studio or stunning performances live and I’m loving what I’m doing!

I play different styles of music: pop, rock, folk/acoustic, blues, hard rock, funk, soul, hip hop and r & b, I’m very versatile and open minded, always give my best!

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you’d like to discuss about having me in your project or your session.

You can get in touch with me via the contact form on the menu, alternatively scroll down at the end of the page to see other contacts and to follow me on my social media links.

Thanks for stopping by!

Professional Experience

Highlights:

  • Guitarist at Viva Productions: touring UK with several different shows, “Soul Town” , “Beat Street” and “Freddie Mercury Tribute show” (current position)
  • Guitarist at Llyod Wade “Soulman Band” and studio sessions for related artists (current position)
  • Guitarist at “Hero” (pop/rock band) supporting act for Stereophonics touring Europe plus several shows in Hollywood (CA) including the venue Whisky a go go.
  • Supporting act for Leona Lewis with Nikitta Angus
  • Live TV performance on Four in a bad (Channel 4, London)
  • Performance at Sonisphere Festival UK 2014
  • BBC radio live acoustic shows (94.9 Simon Lederman)

 

  • 2017:
  • Session guitarist for “The Llyod Wade Soulman Band” , studio recordings for related artists
  • Guitarist at Viva Productions: touring UK with several different shows, “Soul Town” , “Beat Street” and “Freddie Mercury Tribute show”
  • Recording studio sessions for singles releases with pop/rock band “Feral Ghost” producers: Billy Lawrie, Richard Cardwell                                                              
  • 2016:
  • Session guitarist for “The Llyod Wade Soulman Band” , studio recordings for related artists
  • Resident performances at 100 Wardour Street and Quaglino’s (London) with RnB/Soul singer Nikitta Angus (X-factor 2006 finalist)
  • Function/corporate work around London and UK as solo/duo/band
  • Live and studio activity with the alternative rock band “Nambuca” – single realise with “The Animal Farm” management, show case as world contest finalists at Hard Rock Café London
  • Summer festivals slots and live shows plus studio activity with rock/pop band “Feral Ghost”
  • 2015:
  • Session guitarist for Llyod Wade “Soulman Band”
  • Founder member/lead singer/songwriter/guitarist of Nambuca (alternative rock/pop band): EP digital realise “Waves”, single/music video realise of “Frame of a picture” and regular shows around London and UK
  • Single realise of “Could this be love” with Feral Ghost produced by Andy Whitmore
  • Resident performances at Floridita and Quaglino’s (central London) with Nikitta Angus
  • Studio and live activity with Terra Viva (folk/gipsy/jazz quintet)
  • Function/corporate work around London and UK as solo/duo/band

 2014:

  • Performance at Sonisphere Festival UK 2014 with the band Nambuca
  • BBC radio acoustic shows (94.9 Simon Lederman) with Feral Ghost
  • Resident performances at Floridita (Soho-London) with Nikitta Angus
  • 2013:
  •  Recording/rehearsals sessions, live activity around London, UK and Europe with the following artists:Feral Ghost(pop/rock-album realise)
    • Nikitta Angus (r&b/hip hop/soul/pop) : SUPPORTING FOR LEONA LEWIS-GLASSHEART TOUR 2013 in Glasgow (UK)
    • Live TV performance on Channel 4, for “Four in a bed” with the artist Layla Amini

2012:

Recording/rehearsals sessions, live activity around London, UK and Europe with the following artists:

  • Stefano Giorgini (pop/rock-Portugal/Azores tour)
  • Taxi Joe (pop/rock/funk)
  • Nikitta Angus (r&b/hip hop/soul/pop-supporting show for Leona Lewis in Islington – London)

2011:

Recording/rehearsals sessions, live activity around Italy with:

  • Mr. Jekyll (rock/hard rock- EP realise):

Live video of the song “My time again” aired on the channel “Rock TV” (Ch 718, sky TV)

Recording/rehearsals sessions, live activity around London and UK with:

  • Ashley McKenzie (r&b/hip hop/soul/pop- finalist X-factor 2006 UK)
  • Darnell Eastwood (r&b/hip hop/soul/pop- UK tour: One World Festival, Calo Festival , Edinburgh International Festival)

2007 – 2010:

Recording/rehearsals sessions, concerts around London, UK, Europe and U.S.A with the band “Hero”: Label: Beatroute records Manager: David Arden

Supporting shows for Stereophonics (European tour 2008)

U.S. Tour (L.A. California)

2002-2007:

Lead guitarist (electric/acoustic) in “Corpo Musicale S. Cecilia Magnago

(Symphony Orchestra in Milan, Italy)

 Education: 2001-2006: Guitar and Singing studying at “Accademia Giuseppe Verdi” in Milan, (Italy)

Main styles: pop, rock, folk/acoustic, blues, hard rock, funk, soul, hip hop and r & b.

EQUIPMENT:

Guitars:

Fender Stratocaster American Deluxe (HSS) (Seymour Duncan Humbucker)

Gibson Les Paul Gold Top Traditional

Martin Acoustic DXK2

Amps:

Fender Deville 2×12 – Kustom 65

Effects pedals: (Custom Pedal board – Pedaltrain Novo 32)

Boss Digital Delay DD-7, MXR Custom Audio Boost/Overdrive, Reezafratzitz distrortion, Cry Baby Wah, Ibanez tube screamer, TC Electronics Hyper Gravity compressor, Digitech 5 whammy (octave, harmonizer and chorus) Strymon “Flint” Reverb and Tremolo.

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