Born 1984, guitarist/composer Roberto Pianca studied music at the Amsterdam Conservatory (NL). He has played and worked with a variety of notable artists including Joey Baron, Russ Lossing, John O’Gallagher, Mark Ferber, Johannes Weidenmüller, Thomas Morgan, Franco Ambrosetti, Dado Moroni, Pietro Tonolo, Colin Stranahan, Greg Ruggiero, and Savina Yannatou a.o. Beside performing internationally with his own group (w/Dan Kinzelman, Glenn Zaleski, Stefano Senni & Luis Candeias) and other different projects, he’s co-leading Third Reel, a mutual collaboration with saxophonist Nicolas Masson and drummer/pianist Emanuele Maniscalco (the band joined prestigious and legendary german label ECM’s catalogue in 2013). Played venues and festivals in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Estonia, Portugal, Spain, Greece, USA and Canada. He appears on several albums as a sideman and has released one as a leader (Sub Rosa – WideEar Records 2017).