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Roberto Bernardinello

Roberto began to play in 1991, under the guide of Piero Orsini (Gipsy Kings - Lisa Hunt). In 1992, he began his first experiences, performing in top 40 and rhythm & blues bands. In 1993, he joined a jazz quartet, playing around the Milan (Italy) area in clubs and venues. From 1993 to 1995, he played in various fusion band projects, including a cover band performing funk.

In 1996, Roberto joined "Diatriba," a flamenco-jazz band lead by virtuoso guitarist Marco Porcu. In the same year, this quartet played at Sant Anna Arresi Jazz Festival, opening for Noa. This festival included Herbie Hancock Quartet, Pat Metheny Trio, Michel Petrucciani Trio and Joshua Redman Sextet. With the same band, he played the following three years on TV channel (Mediaset-Odeon TV), as well as, major clubs in all of Italy.

Since 2002, Roberto has been involved in various songwriting and jazz projects which include Luca Urso Band (Maxwellís arranger) and Michele Ranauro Trio (Dizzy Gillespie and the New York area).

In 2004, he moved to London and resumed collaboration with Marco Porcu, establishing the "MP Project." This group has performed in clubs such as "J2K-Circle in the Round" in London, as well as, various venues in Kansas and California. MP Project is cuurently based in Wichita, Kansas. Their performances are in high demand.

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SoundClip: Gibran

Roberto Adriano Trio Perform "Eiderdown" by Steve Swallow
at Wichita's Orpheum Theatre, October, 2006.

Roberto "Adriano" Bernardinello: Bass
Randy Zellers: Guitar
Jeff Stidham: Drums

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