Fed Conti (aka Mahjong) was born in North West Italy and began his career in music in the late 90’s, moving to the UK in 2005 to launch his music production & publishing company Mahjong Music Ltd. Growing up as a jazz-rock musician, he played the Hammond organ and piano with artists such Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari, Benny Golson, Charles Bowen, Lannie McMillan, Mike Stern, Buster Williams, and Mel Gaynor from Simple Minds.
Fed Conti has sold records and collaborated with labels such as: "Universal – Island Records" (Uk), Universal Italy (It), Universal Portugal (Pt) Ministry Of Sound (Uk), "Stealth Records" (Netherlands), Cafè Del Mar (Sp), “Oxyd” (It), “Om Records” (Usa), “Time Records” (It), "S2S" (Japan), "David Gresham Group" (South Africa), "KULT" (Usa), "Born To Dance" (UK), “Music Plant” (USA), “Rebirth-Motivo” (Italy), “Stefano Cecchi Records” (It), Nick Holder's "DNH Recordings" (Canada), "M.O.D.A. Music / Warner Music" (It), "Media Records" (It), “Umm” (Uk) to name but a few.
His music has been used in various TV shows in the USA, UK and Italy including fiction and TV series such as “The Castle” (Abc), “Cento Vetrine” (Mediaset), several sound logos and jingles for the Mtv Network, videogames with Atari and Konami. His original music also appears on international advertising campaigns such as “Lancia Y 2006”, Ford Focus “2006”, “Fiat Punto 2007”, “Always Envive 2008”, “Infasil 2009” and major Hollywood movies like “Mr Popper’s Penguins” with Jim Carey.
Fed has also been requested to be the co-producer and musician by VIP artists such as Bob Sinclar, Fabri Fibra, Mutya Buena (Sugababes), Alex Gaudino, Grum, Coolio for his skills in non conventional sounds production and sound-a-like recreations.
Federico Conti Keyboards’s tracks