Ettore Salati

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Ettore Salati
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Background information
Born (1974-04-29) April 29, 1974 (age 45)
Milan, Italy
Genresprogressive rock, instrumental rock, Jazz fusion
Occupation(s)musician, composer, arranger, multi-instrumentalist, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, Bass pedals, Bass guitar, Sitar, String instrument, Keyboards
Years active1990–present
LabelsPick Up Records, Maracash Records, Agla Records, AMS Records, EarShock Records, Musea Records, BTF Records, HW Music
Associated actsThe Watch, David Jackson, Aldo Tagliapietra, Alex Carpani, David Cross, Karl Potter [it], DAAL, Bernardo Lanzetti, Vox in Progress

Ettore Salati (born April 29, 1974) is a guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer from Milan, Italy.

He is best known for his work with The Watch,[1] Alex Carpani, David Jackson, Aldo Tagliapietra, Karl Potter [it] and many others.

He has been part of The Watch from 2000 to 2007, then entered Alex Carpani Band till nowadays and had frequent side-projects collaborations with the above mentioned artists.[2]

He has been featured in several progressive rock world-released albums and has produced many full-lengths, including SoulenginE's "Mind Colours" and The RedZen's "Void".[3]

Since 2000 he tours Europe, North, Center and South America and Japan, playing live in the most world-renowned progressive rock international festival, like Baja Prog, RoSfest, Prog'Sud, Trieste Summer Rock Festival, Progday International Festival, Prog Exhibition, Nisville Jazz Festival, Gong Prog Fest, Fasano Jazz Festival, Virada Cultural and many others.

As session musician, he endorses Seagull (company) Guitars.


  • The Watch – Vacuum (Pick Up Records, 2004)
  • The Watch – Live Bootleg (Pick Up Records, 2006)
  • The Watch – Primitive (Pick Up Records, 2007)
  • Archangel – The Akallabeth (AMS Records, 2009)
  • VV. AA. – Inferno (Musea Records, 2009)
  • Alex Carpani – The Sanctuary (Maracash Records, 2010)
  • VV. AA. – Purgatorio (Musea Records, 2010)
  • The RedZen – Void (Maracash Records, 2011)
  • VV. AA. – The Best of 2Days Prog + 1 (Ver1Musica Production, 2011)
  • DAAL – Destruktive Actions Affect Livings (Agla Records, 2011)[4]
  • VV. AA. – Paradiso (Musea Records, 2011)
  • SoulenginE – Mind Colours (Maracash Records, 2012)
  • DAAL – Dodecahedron (Agla Records, 2012)[5]
  • Silver Key – In The Land of Dreams (Maracash Records, 2012)
  • Archangel – Tales of Love And Blood (EarShock Records, 2013)
  • Alex Carpani – 4 Destinies (Festival Music, 2014)
  • DAAL – Dance of the Drastic Navels (Agla Records, 2014)
  • VV. AA. – New Species – Volume XIV (Classic Rock Society, 2014)[6]
  • SaltyBros – A Chest of Goldies (HW Music, 2015)
  • Vox In Progress - "Live" (VersoLaStratosfera, 2015)
  • Alex Carpani – So Close So Far (Maracash Records, 2016)
  • Davide Moscato - Mental Maze (Seahorse Recordings, 2016)
  • Habelard2 - Maybe (CS Records, 2017)


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