Stefano Bechini is a musician, composer, producer, sound and multimedia designer from Italy
Active mainly in experimental electronic, jazz music, scoring for video/multimedia sequence, but also as sideman for established mainstream artists.
He worked as player-producer for prestigious labels such as Sony Music, Warner Chappell, Disney Music Group and others.
He has been Art Director for projects promoted by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage.
He also composed music for cinema and national TV productions (RaiCinema, Mediaset).
Has worked with artists such as: Raf, Paolo Fresu, Enrico Pieranunzi, Luis Enriquez Bacalov, Larry Grenadier, Danilo Rea, Peter Erskine, Fabrizio Bosso and many others.
He’s certified as “Sound Engineer and Multimedia Designer” for the EU Countries.
He attended the “International Sonology Course” at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague (Holland).
In 2006 he graduated in Ethnomusicology from D.A.M.S (Discipline of Arts and Music) at the University of Bologna, with a degree thesis in Music’s Philosophy titled: “Futurism’s noise: toward a technical-timbral innovation”.
Certified Trainer for the software “Live” by Ableton.
Certified User for the software Pro-Tools di AVID-Digidesign.
He’s active in experimental electronic / pop / jazz music, scoring for video/multimedia sequence.
–17°, 18°, 24°, 25° e 26° Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte
-Musical performance for the sculpture exhibition of M°Kurt Laurenz Metzler at the Eurogarden (Rome) (a)
-Exhibition at the “Juvenile Creativeness” Prize (Florence) (a)
–Homework Festival 3rd and 4th edition (Bologna) (a)
–Esterni Festival (Milan) (a)
–Alma Jazz (Bologna) (a)
–Royal Conservatory (Den Haag-Netherlands) (a)
–Roma Film Festival (Rome) (a)
–Play Festival – Vanemars & Paolo Benvegnù (Arezzo) (a)
–European Night Of Museums – Fai Ascoltare gli Occhi @ National Gallery of Modern Arts – GNAM (Rome) (a)+(b)
–Festival Stazione Di Topolò – Postaja Topolove – Stazione di Topolò Festival (Udin) (a)
–Ca’Foscari Shor Film Festival – Washout Project (Venice) (a)
–Musei in Musica 2012 – Meteor Shower @ Ara Pacis (Rome) (a)
–Meteor Shower @ Casa del Jazz (Rome) (a)
–Washout Project @ Per aspera ad astra Festival (a)
–Washout Project @ Area Festival dei beni comuni (Turin) (a)
–Raf – Electro Tour 2012 – (Italian Tour) (a)
–Raf – Le Ragioni del cuore Tour 2013– (Italian Tour) (a)
–Raf – Festival di Sanremo 2014 – (a)
–Raf – Sono Io Tour 2015 – (Italian Tour) (a)
–Raf –Live in Toronto 2015 – (Toronto) (a)
–Paolo Fresu: original soundtrack “Cento Chiodi” di E.Olmi @ Fonoprint Studios (a)
–Musique d’Ameublement: “L’Uomo Privato” Original Soundtrack Directed by E.Greco @ Forum Music Village (a)+(d)+(e)
–Povia “Centravanti di Mesiere” @ Mulino Recording (a)
–Nick The Nightfly “Nice One” @ Entropya Recording Studio (a)+(b)+ (e)
–Battista Lena: Original Soundtrack for Ascanio Celestini‘s “Salvatore e Nicola” @ Entropya Recording Studio (a)+(b)
–Luciano Biondini & Javier Girotto “Iguazu’” @ Entropya Recording Studio (a)+(b)
– “Febbre da Fieno”– Original Soundtrack: Dir. L.Luchetti- Music by: Francesco Cerasi – Ex.Prod.: Walt Disney Europe / DAP Italy (a)+(b)+(d)
–Vandemars– Blaze (a)+(b)+(c)+(d)+(e) @ Entropya Recording Studio (co-produced with Paolo Benvegnù)
–Matta Clast– Inferno @ Entropya Recording Studio (a)+(b)+(d)+(e)
–Fiorella Mannoia,Mario Biondi & Incognito @ Entropya Recording Studio during Umbria Jazz 2010
–Kim Prevost & Bill Solley (a)+(b)
–Peter Erskine, Simone Gubbiotti, Darek Oles “Promise to my friend” (b)+(c)
–Larry Grenadier, Francesco Petreni, David Binney, Enrico Pieranunzi – Entopya Recording Studios (a)
–Doctor 3– “Doctor3” @ Entropya Recording Studio (a)
–Bebo Ferra Trio- “Voltage” @ Entropya Recording Studio (a)+(b)+(c)
–Raf – “Le ragioni del cuore” (d (co-producer))+(e)
–“L’Uomo Privato”: director E.Greco; music by L.E.Bacalov, G.Bacalov, S.Bechini; prod. Rai Cinema.
–“Crimini 2 – Niente di Personale”: director I.De Matteo; music by S.Bechini, F.Cerasi; prod. Rai Fiction, Rodeo Drive Media.