|Origin Milan, Italy|
Name Pietro Foresti
Years active 2002–present
Role Music Producer
|Labels Tre Parole|
Genres Rock music, Pop music
|Born 29 June 1977 (age 38) (1977-06-29) |
Occupation(s) Record producer, engineer, manager
Associated acts Tracii Guns, Valeria Rossi
Similar People Valeria Rossi, Scott Russo, Sylvia Massy, Marvin, Contraband
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Pietro Foresti (born June 29, 1977 in Milan, Italy) is an Italian music producer, engineer, and manager. His production and engineering credits include work in Los Angeles, California, with numerous major label artists, including Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns, Brides of Destruction, Contraband, Guns N' Roses), Scott Russo (Unwritten Law), and Marvin Etzioni (Lone Justice). His production and engineering colleagues on more than four dozen albums have included Sylvia Massy Shivy (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tool), Michael C. Ross (Christina Aguilera, Pussycat Dolls), and Joe Gastwirt (Neil Young, Grateful Dead, Michael Jackson).
Foresti is also producer, engineer, and manager for his wife, Italian pop superstar Valeria Rossi, whose hit “Tre Parole” climbed to number one in both the Italian and Spanish charts and was awarded a top prize at the 2002 Italian Music Awards. With Rossi, Foresti created the record label Tre Parole.
As producer, Foresti was nominated for two music awards in 2010 from the Union Fonografica Independiente (UFI) for the album The Promise by the band Warrior Poet, featuring Scott Russo. The album was nominated for “Best Rock Album” and "Best Alternative Rock Album."
He has been a judge on several Italian television talent shows, including “Diventerò Una Star - e Una Persona Migliore,” “La Spada d'Oro” (Acireale), Concorso Canoro's “Note Azzurre” (Cannobio), and "In…canto a Morciano.”
Foresti holds a university degree in musicology from the University of Cremona, School of Musical Philology and Paleography, and master's degree in music therapy from the Art-Therapy School in Lecco.
Foresti is also a recognized performance and mental coach, offering assistance to musicians and performers with mental preparation and enhanced focus.
He currently lives in Tuscany.