Eugenio Mirti was born in Torino in 1972 and developed his musical talents studying jazz guitar with Luigi Tessarollo and rock guitar with Jose Perfetto.
Earning his certificate in music theory at the Conservatorio G. Verdi in Torino, Italy, Eugenio perfected his skills following many seminars including those hosted by B. Buethe, J. Batten, S. Morse, S. Gibellini, M. Petracca and B. Kessel; he also attended courses offered by Boston’s Berklee College of Music at the Umbria Jazz satellite school in Perugia, Italy in 1994.
In 1995 he started the rock band Matka which recorded two albums, “Lavorare Stanca” in 1998 and “Zen Number 3″ in 2000. This group performed in over 100 concerts all over Italy and has received flattering reviews by many music magazines (“Music which seems to stand up to the firm conviction of a project. . . . it’s wonderful to be able to listen, once in a while, to a group which doesn’t try to reproduce other people’s sounds” “Anyway, Eugenio Mirti is a fantastic composer” “…they don’t care about all of the committed rock styles and they head straight for their own road” “The Torinese group interprets a dynamic and immediate language“.
In 2001 Matka split and the Eugenio Mirti Trio was formed, and the record “Piccolo Uragano” came out in October 2005.
In 2005 eugenio met Chiara Onida and together they planned a new band, Ropa 11, whose first album “Infrangibile”, came out on may 2006. The band toured US (Nevada) on december 2006 and recorded a second cd “Mark III”, in february 2008, and a third “Amazing Stories” in april 2010. In 2013 together with Marco Giaccaria and Sergio Ponti Eugenio developes the Collettivo Apostrophe trio, in order to explore ethnic and avant-garde sounds, and will also come out Eugenio’s first guitar solo CD.
Eugenio is one of the most well known music teachers in the Torino area; he teaches at Notabene Music School (Torino and Ivrea), at Istituto Civico “Città di Rivoli” and at Scuola Civica “Carl Orff” (Piossasco).
In november 2009 Eugenio started writing for the very famed “Jazzit” magazine, mainly cd reviews and musicians in-depth examinations.
In 2013 together with Marco Giaccaria and Sergio Ponti Eugenio developed the Collettivo Apostrophe trio, in order to explore ethnic and avant-garde soundthe year during rh and will also come out Eugenio’s first guitar solo CD.
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