The Prog Legends Show
Transport yourself to the golden age of progressive rock with the Legends of Progressive Rock show. Join us as we pay homage to legendary bands like Genesis, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Yes, King Crimson, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, Rush, and more. Experience the theatricality and genius of these iconic bands as our phenomenal musicians bring their prog masterpieces to life. Enjoy a captivating tribute that blends nostalgia and amazement, showcasing the best of the genre’s golden years. Our setlist features prog rock classics like “Firth of Fifth,” “Tom Sawyer,” “Karn Evil 9,” “Aqualung,” “Dogs,” “Roundabout,” and “I Talk to the Wind,” along with delightful surprises that change annually. Don’t miss this captivating show, dedicated to the profound influence of the Legends of Progressive Rock. Join us on a musical journey filled with nostalgia and awe, celebrating the genius of these trailblazing artists.
70’s Prog Rock: A Timeless Legacy
Embark on a captivating journey through the greatness of 70’s prog rock, a genre that left an indelible mark on music history. With intricate compositions, virtuosic musicianship, and profound lyrics, it continues to resonate with fans worldwide.
The era witnessed the rise of iconic bands like Genesis, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Yes, King Crimson, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, Rush, and more. These visionary artists pushed boundaries, crafting captivating soundscapes that inspire awe to this day.
70’s prog rock skillfully merged diverse musical styles, symphonic grandeur, jazz nuances, classical influences, resulting in complex melodies and virtuosic performances that enthralled audiences.
Its enduring appeal lies in its ability to evoke deep emotions and transport listeners to new realms of imagination. Fans find solace, inspiration, and a sense of connection within its rich tapestry of sound.
The impact of 70’s prog rock extends far beyond its era, influencing generations of musicians across genres. Join us as we celebrate this timeless musical legacy, appreciating its profound impact and the everlasting place it holds in the hearts of music enthusiasts.
Andrea Cecchetto is a drummer, but has also impressive skills as a keyboard, guitar and bass player. He started playing piano and drums around the age of four, under the guidance of his composer/pianist father and later graduated from the Cesare Pollini Conservatory of Music in Padua. In 2017 he had the opportunity to work and study with Peter Erskine and Dave Weckl in Los Angeles and joined the Chick Corea Elektric Band as a drum tech, working with his mentor Dave Weckl. He has a prestigious list of collaborations including: Steffen Brix, Mark Ong with the Steffen Brix International Trio, Mad Fellaz, Endless Season Band, Omar Al Faqir, Fabio Trentini, Michele Bon (Orme), William Dotto (Orme,Banco del Mutuo Soccorso), to name a few.
Marco Baldi, guitarist and teacher. Graduated from the conservatory in Jazz Guitar, he was a pupil of Carl Verheyen, Mike Stern, Alessio Menconi, Jonathan Kreisberg. As a guitarist he has collaborated with David’s Pianosound, Carl Verheyen and many others. In 2021 he was the winner of JTC Guitar’s April Jotm. He publishes 3 Jazz guitar books with Maestro Alessio Menconi.
Marco Zago is a pianist, keyboard player, composer and arranger with a bachelor Of Arts in Jazz Piano from Italian Conservatory “F. Venezze” and an impressive list of collaborations: The Mad Lab, Eleven Mysteries, Fantasia, Tony Dickinson, Orchestra Ritmico-Sinfonica Italiana, Alexia, Sonohra, Daniele Liverani and many more.
Lorenzo Di Prima, bassist and teacher, studied with world-famous bassists such as Michael Manring, Cameron Brown, Davide Pezzin and Federico Malaman, pianists Adam Holzman, Paolo Vianello and saxophonist Michele Polga. Known as the band’s philosopher, he graduated in Philosophy and Philosophical Sciences with honors from the University of Padua. As bassist and arranger he has collaborated with Endless Season, Piero Calabrese, Thomas Bocchimpani, Eva Pevarello and many others.
Fabio Dessi singer and Vocal Coach, in addition to the intense didactic activity, has been frontman since 2009 of the band Arthemis with whom he recorded 4 discs and played in the most important festivals in Europe and Japan. He studied and collaborated with Michele Luppi (Vision Divine, Whitesnake). He also sings with The Cage-Genesis Tribute Band.