Pino Forastiere fifteen years of career with the guitar acoustic guitar, nine albums as leader (of which five solo) and various CD compilations, hundreds of concerts in the United States, Europe and Canada, dozens of full-page and full-web interviews, and as many radio and TV specials : Pino Forastiere, composer guitarist from Basilicata (Roman by adoption) continues his musical journey on the path of technical and compositional innovation on the most popular instrument in the world which in his hands becomes a small orchestra.
Curious, restless, experimenter, lover of all great music (from baroque to rock), generous on stage and introverted in the living room, avid consumer of art, the first Italian guitarist to be produced by the US label Candyrat Records (and first to come out) , today Pino Forastiere produces himself and alongside the inseparable Martin D28 from 1957 he places a 16-string "LAB guitar", a prototype built on his first acoustic guitar by the patient luthier Davide Serracini.
Because it must be said, parenthetically, that after graduating from the Santa Cecilia Conservatory with a ten-string guitar, when he was still a young classical musician, Pino bought, for very little money, an old acoustic guitar Eko Chetro with a broken handle.
The classical guitar hasn't been part of his life for several years now, but the Eko is still there, reinvented and full of strings. Pino Forastiere Master Class.