maurizio OTTO de togni
Maurizio De Togni (better known as OttO) has been a music-maker and independent music producer since 1990. His background includes wide experience as a musician, composer, arranger, programmer/Pro tools operator and audio technologist for Italian (Franco Battiato, Zucchero Fornaciari, Roberto Cacciapaglia…) and international artists (Nikka Costa, Samantha Fox , Sandy Marton, Den Harrow, Marvin Gardens…) in the classical, pop, rock and dance fields as well as international commercials (Heineken©, Subaru©, Campari©, Lindt©, Aspirina©…) and TV award-winnings programs (worked on more than 1000 episodes) with major Italian networks (Mediaset©, RaiTV© …) His Apple Logic Pro© and Avid Pro Tools© credentials (with almost 40 certifications is "the most certified man in the planet") include "Apple Logic Pro Studio Certified Master Pro" (since v.7), "Apple Distinguished Audio Professional" and "Avid Certified Pro Tools Expert" (since v.7) along with qualifications as an "Apple Logic Studio Certified Master Trainer" and "Avid Certified Pro Tools Instructor". With more then 3000 students and hundreds of classes all over the world, He has taught/designed curriculums at the Academy of Entertainment Arts and Professions at Milan’s "Teatro alla Scala", Soho Editors (AATC, London - UK), Espero (AATC, Milan - IT), University of California Los Angeles (UCLA Extension), Musicians Institute (Hollywood, CA), "Grammy Museum". As consultant and "mentor", among his clients you'll find Paramount Pictures, James Valentine & Jesse Carmichael (Maroon 5), John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, Pinnacle College, Guitar Studios-Guitar Center as well as various popular artists/producers/engineers/studios in town. For Macworld@ magazine and Macworld Online@, He wrote almost a hundred of articles on music data processing and audio-pro solutions (which includes the "iLife-Pro"© book) as well as he worked as foreign contributor on many prestigious events (NAMM show©, AES© , MAcWorld WWDC© …). Member of: SIAE (Italian Society of Authors and Publishers) & NARAS/GRAMMY (National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences). He’s the recipient of the “2012 Outstanding Instructors” award at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA ext.) in entertainment studies and performing arts.
He lives in Beverly Hills with his adorable wife and daughter.
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