Retro-Date is the latest production of Alessandro Magri. The goal is to remake the most popular and trendiest sci-fi movies from the 70's and 80's including U.F.O., Doctor WHO, Space 1999, and original tunes, in a unique electronic/symphonic way.
The project utilizes vintage and modern keyboards such as the Synthesizers.com Modular System, Moog Minimoog, Oberheim OB-8, Roland MKS-70, Fender Rhodes, and other cult gears.
Alessandro was born in Italy, Cento (Ferrara), graduated with piano training at the conservatory, and has studied classical and contemporary music composition techniques. Alessandro has worked for the last fifteen years in the italian pop scene, film soundtracks and orchestral compositions and works as a composer, arranger, conductor and producer.
Collaborators include italian producers like Mike Centonze, Celso Valli, Guido Elmi, and has played with: Vinnie Colaiuta, Michael Landau, Randy Jackson, Stef Burns, James Thompson, Paolo Fresu,others.
Alessandro has also worked with:
the Olympic Winter Games Torino 2006,
Pavarotti & Friends/Queen,
and many others.