BALLARD is the music World of guitarist composer Paolo Ballardini a.k.a. “Ballard”.
Sounds, stories and suggestions give rise to an instrumental music (guitar oriented) with roots in the progressive-rock.
Marco is a session drummer, he worked with Italian comedian Paolo Rossi (he’s been on tour with the shows "Il signor Rossi e la Costituzione" and "Chiamatemi Kowalski, il ritorno”). He played in the musicals "Cats", "High School Musical”, “Happy Days", "Sister Act", "Saturday Night Fever", "Best of Musical", "The Blues Legend", "Footloose", "Newsies", "Green Day's American Idiot" and "We Will Rock You". He has also played in several TV shows: Che tempo che fa (Rai 3), Markette (La7), Concerto del Primo Maggio in Rome (Rai 3), The Voice Of Italy (Rai 2). He has been on tour with: Sister Cristina, Linda, Paola Donzella, Jesse Ritch.
Simone is a producer, media composer, multi-instrumentalist, in love with - no matter what kind of - music.
Contamination of styles and sound research are key elements of his way to conceive music.
Working usually on mainstream music is also involved in the local scene of his city, Genova (ITALY), as producer and/or mixing engineer.
Luca Scherani is a progressive rock keyboard player and composer, active since 1997.
He is a permanent member of Hostsonaten, La Coscienza di Zeno and The Samurai of Prog.
Luca started learning piano when he was 5 and never stopped studying music styles and other instruments such as flute and saxophone. In his career played also with several famous italian pop singers and songwriters, such as Sandro Giacobbe, Max Manfredi and Aleandro Baldi.