Knowledge Identifier: +Pino_Presti
Italian bassist, arranger, conductor, record producer born in Milan. Presti was very young when he first entered the music business. He started as a bass guitar player, than gradually began as an arranger, composer, orchestra conductor, and producer. Among his collaborations in different genres of music like jazz, pop, funk, soul, and Latin music are Mina , Gerry Mulligan, Astor Piazzolla , Quincy Jones, Wilson Pickett, Shirley Bassey, Franco Cerri, M
Born in 1943.
Countries: Italy (69%), United States (13%), Turkey (6%)
Linked to: Barclay Records, Corriere della Sera, Il Giornale, Cetra Records
From 1971 up until her last public appearances at Bussoladomani in 1978, Presti arranged and conducted 86 of Mina's tracks, including the hits "Grande grande grande", "E penso a te", "L'importante è finire", "E poi", "Città vuota", "La pioggia di marzo", "Fiume azzurro", "Domenica sera" and others, and albums such as Mina, Cinquemilaquarantatre, Frutta e verdura, Amanti di valore, Baby Gate, La Mina, Singolare, Mina con bignè, Mina Live '78.
Pino Presti Music Collection - Aldemaro Romero Orchestra - Tema de la Onda. Performers: Aldemaro Romero, Pino Presti, Tullio De Piscopo, Orchestra, Coro. Recorded in Milan in 1972.www.youtube.com
Pino Presti Music Collection - Aldemaro Romero y su Onda Nueva - El Negro José Performers Aldemaro Romero, Pino Presti, Tullio De Piscopo. Recorded in Milan in 1972 re-edited in 1976.www.youtube.com
Pino Presti Music Collection - Franco Cerri - Metti Una Sera Cerri Performers: Franco Cerri, Nando De Luca, Pino Presti, Tullio De Piscopo, Strings, Brass Orchestra. Recorded in Milan in 1973.www.youtube.com
Pino Presti Music Collection - Libertango - Astor Piazzolla Recorded in Milan May 1974.www.youtube.com
Pino Presti Music Collection - Astor Piazzolla & Gerry Mulligan - 20 Years Ago Recorded in Milan September-October 1974.www.youtube.com
Pino Presti - Smilewww.youtube.com
Pino Presti Music Collection - L'Estate di Laura - 1975. Atlantic Records. Performers: Pino Presti, Massimo Luca, Ellade Bandini, Rene Mantegnawww.youtube.com
Pino Presti Music Collection - MINA - L' importante è finire Performers: Mina, Pino Presti, Massimo Luca, Alberto Baldan, Ellade Bandini, Rene Mantegna. Recorded in Milan, April 1975.www.youtube.com
On Mina's come back at the Bussoladomani theatre in Viareggio on 24 June 1978, Nantas Salvataggio wrote an enthusiastic review of the event in the Il Giorno newspaper: « Mina was accompanied by an orchestra as that of a grand Las Vegas show. Between the 70?s and 80?s, he collaborated on recordings and or concerts with prominent personalities of the international music scene such as: Gerry Mulligan, Astor Piazzolla, Maynard Ferguson, Wilson Pickett, Shirley Bassey, Quincy Jones, Severino Gazzelloni, Franco Cerri, Stéphane Grappelli, Aldemaro Romero...
Mina (singer) - Mina gave her last public performance on 23 August 1978 at the Bussoladomani theatre backed by the Orchestra Pino Presti
Presti holds a 5th degree black belt in Shotokan karate obtained in Rome, in 1987.
Pino Presti & KH Project - Be Still My Beating Heart Performers: Pino Presti, Malcom McDonald, Claudio Pascoli, Giorgio Cocilovo, Mauro Spina, Franco Zorzi. Recorded in Milan, April 1988.www.youtube.com
In 2016 he has composed the music for the Advertising campaign 2016 of Scavolini, an Italian kitchen designer and manufacturer