Guitarist, composer, and arranger Matteo Parente was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He began playing the guitar when he was eight years old and knew early on that it was his passion.
Matteo is a highly sought-after session guitarist because of his versatility in many genres including rock, blues, jazz, and pop; along with his professionalism.
He has performed on stages all across the world including North and South America, Asia, and the Middle East and is currently touring with Wave band.
Matteo’s knowledge of music and arranging has allowed him to be Musical Director of many bands. Matteo holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Music, a Masters of Composition (MA) in Music and a Bachelor of Education (BEd) from University of Toronto.
Check out his debut album called Out of This World on iTunes. He currently endorses Xotic Pedals, Ernie Ball Musicman Guitars, Daddario strings and Valeton Pedals.