Joined Feb 28 2011
45 years old
Rosignano Solvay, Italy
Italian blues virtuoso Marco Maenza from Italy started playing guitar at the age of 14, From the very beginning of his playing days Marco gravitated towards the blues rock style of guitar. To this day Marco continues to play in the style of blues rock that is now etched in his soul. Marco can also be found as a side man with other acts at various venues from local pub’s all the way up to rock festivals. Marco also keeps busy in his home studio composing and arranging music and making recordings. On these home recordings Marco sings and plays all of the instruments while also sequencing the drum parts.
In January 2009 Marco released his first solo album "A Whisper of Joy". Since the release of A Whisper of Joy Marco continues to record a constant flow of new music enabling him to Climb the ReverbNation Blues Charts and finding himself at the number 1 spot in Italy and as high as 4th on the global charts. On December 12 2007 Marco was featured artist of the day for Myspace. A blog was created to support Marco's music that at the time was only instrumental. On October the 15th 2008 Marco was one again a featured artist of the day once again posting Marco's music and a support blog. On April 29th 2009 Marco was the featured artist on Smokin Tunz Radio. Smokin Tunz Radio played a few of Marco's songs and then reviewed them.
On September 20,2009 Marco appeared on the Musicians Social Club's Blog Talk Radio program. He was interviewed and they also played some of his music.
On October 25, 2009 Marco was again interviewed on radio by Jan Carroll at The Jan Carroll Show "The Lady Plays The Blues" on krushradio.com
In May 2010 Marco released his second solo album "Stone House of Blues", it's a blues/rock album with original songs, melodic and powerful guitar, bluesy italian vocals.
In August 2010 Marco was Featured Artist on the IMRadio Home Page.
In October 2010 Marco released the third solo album "Midnite Train", a great pleasure for Marco has been the collaboration with Jan Carroll (she has written almost all the lyrics), an album with ten good blues and rock original songs.
MARCO MAENZA ALBUMS AVAILABLE