BIO

The Barock Project idea generates from desire to deliver the finest and perfect structure of classical music (mainly baroque music) with rock-style and a little bit of jazz harmony, supported by a pop structure with the declared intention to revamp the ’70s progressive-rock love .
The project founder is keyboardist Luca Zabbini , pianist and composer.
His passion for famous keyboardist Keith Emerson (ELP), has fueled his desire to compose and play a full range of style , from classical to rock and jazz.
In the summer of 2004, Giambattista”GB” Giorgi, young bassist influenced by rock sounds with big passion for jazz, and drummer Giacomo Calabria joined the band.
Luca Pancaldi singer, after a long European tour with “Children of the Damned” and Maiden’s singer Paul Di’Anno in 2002 joins the band as lead voice.
The Barock Project music show suits perfectly venues like theatres and festivals.
In January 2007 the band performs live in Bologna (Italy) with a string quartet , arrangements written by Luca Zabbini, releasing a DVD called “Rock in Theater”.
In December 2007, published by Musea Records  , the first album “Misteriose Voci” impact with very good reviews media coverage from all over the world.
In summer 2009 the band releases the second album “Rebus” with the Italian label Mellow Records , once again with very good international reviews.
In March 2012 , published by French label Musea Records , the band releases the third album “Coffee In Neukölln”, with all lyrics in English language.
In the summer 2014 the band welcomes on board two new members, Eric Ombelli (drums) and Marco Mazzuoccolo (guitar) and begins recording sessions for their 4th and most complex album. Towards the end of 2014 bass player Giambattista Giorgi leaves the project leaving Luca Zabbini to play and re-record the bass lines on the forthcoming album.

January 2015, Barock Project announce their 4th album, Skyline.
In March 2016, the band welcomes aboard bass player Francesco Caliendo, a talented musician who made his debut in the band in the live show on November 2015. In spring 2016, the band releases the first live album called VIVO (a double cd) with over 2 hours of music featuring the main hits of the first 10 years of Barock Project history
Finally, on March 2017, the new album DETACHMENT breaks a decade of sound barrier to a new and exciting future exploration.