Marco is an American songwriter, producer, and recording artist. His musical style blends blues, jazz, latin, soft rock, and R&B. His works feature various guitar styles and layered percussion in both vocal and instrumental formats. Marco plays all instruments and performs all singing on his recordings. Recently, the first of four planned ten-song collections, "Rudiments" was independently released by way of www.cdbaby.com on 8/20/12. His next digital collection/CD to be released is scheduled for 3/15/13. Marco plays Fender, Gibson, Godin, and Martin electric and acoustic guitars; Fender basses; a Yamaha MO8 synthesizer; and a Roland TD-4 drum set.
Originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, after touring with various bands, primarily in the US, Canada, and Japan, he sequentially semi-settled and worked in Miami; Los Angeles; Monterrey, California; Okinawa; Omaha; South Korea; Maryland; and finally based his home life in Hawaii. Along the way he picked up a B.A. in Asian Studies, learned Chinese Mandarin, became just knowledgable enough to thoroughly mangle Spanish, and worked on an MA for Diplomatic and Military history.
Marco favors the West Coast, small luxury cars, Dominican cigars, Lagavulin Scotch, flying in first-class, and women with tattoos.