Gabriele Possenti

Artist of the Month | September 2012

 

Gabriele uses the Pure Mini in his guitar:

“I always feel safe with the K&K Pure Mini pickup on every stage and with any amplifier, I use it combined with the Pure Preamp and the sound is what I have always tried for: nice natural guitar sound. Thanks K&K!”

Gabriele Possenti won first prize at the prestigious “New Sounds of Acoustic Music” competition in 2004, dedicated to the best new proposals from the acoustic guitar in Italy in the context at the 7th Acoustic Guitar International Meeting in Sarzana (SP)

He has recently released his second CD “Track of the trail” and his book “Celtic Dances for Guitar”, containing ten Irish, Scottish and English tunes in tablature with included CD, he also published several highly viewed videos on YouTube.

In 2008 and 2010 he was invited to open both 6th and 8th edition of the Montelago Celtic Festival, famous widely known event which has the official support of the Irish Embassy in Italy, where he shared the stage with bands of international fame, Birkin Tree, Grada and Kila among others. In 2011 and 2012 he was invited to PiorAcoustic Festival and Ferentino Festival where he shared the stage with guitarist of international fame, Alex De Grassi, Stefan Grossman, and Peter Finger.

He has also worked as a performing musician with several theatre companies, including, lately, a collaboration with Paola Gassman and Ugo Pagliai.

He has been managing the acoustic guitar stage at Montelago Celtic Festival since 2008.
As a McIlroy Italia endorser, he also took part in the Open Strings Festival in Osnabruck, Germany, in 2006 and 2007.

He founded both the friends of guitar association and the Fabriano Guitar Festival.

Gabrielepossenti.com

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