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Session Guitarist and Tutor based in London. Available for live and studio sessions, lessons, gear reviews.
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Emiliano Bonanomi is a professional guitarist, tutor and music consultant. He covers many different styles from Rock to Pop, Blues, Funk, Metal and has more than fifteen years of experience as a performer and teacher. He holds a Masters degree (MMus) in Popular Music Performance at UEL/ICMP and he previously graduated in Italy at RGA Milan and Conservatoire “G. Donizetti” of Bergamo. Emiliano works as a guitar tutor, teaching students of all levels and experience from very beginners to advanced players. He is a Yamaha Music System certified educator and can teach lead and rhythm techniques in a wide range of styles from rock, pop to blues, funk, metal. Theory and harmony, Rockschool/Trinity/LCM grades preparation, ensemble performance are also covered in his lessons. As a session guitarist, he works with musician agencies playing function bands (pop/rock, funky/soul, acoustic duos), musical theatre shows (Bring It On, Seussical, Cinderella, Our House) and he performs and record music for new emerging artists (Harina, Freya Alley, Jennings Couch) in the Greater London area. Finally, he collaborates with the music production department of University of Derby on the Guitar Ambisonic (G.A.S.P.) project and recently presented a research paper titled “How Blue is Our Blues?”, just published by Vernon Press.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
3rd Encoreversary
Pop, Rock, Electronic, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, EDM, House, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, 1990s era music, 1950s era music, Folk rock, Originals, Easy listening, Acoustic, Funk rock, Funk, Covers, Soul, Motown, Ambient pop, Disco, Top 40, Vintage, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Hard rock, Glam rock, Power rock, Synth rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Pop rock, Punk rock, Italian music, Tribute, R&B
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Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Transcription, Audio engineer, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Examiner, Theory teaching, Musicologist
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Song list

Shut up and dance! - Walk The Moon
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Alone - Jessie Ware
Mr. Brightside - The Killers
We Will Rock You - Queen
When You're Gone – Bryan Adams, Melanie C
Summer Of '69 – Bryan Adams
Another One Bites The Dust – Queen
Don't Stop Believin' – Journey
Sweet Child O' Mine – Guns N' Roses
Jump – Van Halen
Highway to Hell – AC/DC
Take On Me - A-ha
Paradise City – Guns N' Roses
Call Me – Blondie
Roxanne - The Police
De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da – The Police
Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
Karma Chameleon – Culture Club
Gimme Hope Jo'anna – Eddy Grant
Easy Lover – Philip Bailey, Phil Collins
Down Under – Men At Work
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Let's Dance – David Bowie
Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
Relax – Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Say Say Say – Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson
Wake Me up Before You Go-Go – Wham!
Frankie – Sister Sledge
Into The Groove – Madonna
A Good Heart – Feargal Sharkey
Papa Don't Preach – Madonna
I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) – George Michael, Aretha Franklin
I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston
"Pump Up The Volume (7"") – M/A/R/R/S"
Desire – U2
The Only Way Is Up – Yazz
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) – Eurythmics
Girls Just Want to Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
Just Can't Get Enough – Depeche Mode
I'm So Excited – The Pointer Sisters
She Drives Me Crazy – Fine Young Cannibals
Walking On Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
Venus – Bananarama
Faith - Remastered – George Michael
Beat It – Michael Jackson
Shout – Tears For Fears
Owner Of A Lonely Heart – Yes
The Look – Roxette
Invisible Touch – Genesis
Ain't Nobody – Rufus, Chaka Khan
Upside Down – Diana Ross
Addicted To Love – Robert Palmer, Eric 'ET' Thorngren
Bette Davis Eyes - Rerecorded – Kim Carnes
Flashdance...What a Feeling – Irene Cara
Love Is A Battlefield – Pat Benatar
We Didn't Start the Fire – Billy Joel
C'est La Vie – Robbie Nevil
Teardrops – Womack & Womack
La Bamba – Los Lobos
Strangelove – Depeche Mode
Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears
Wonderwall – Oasis
You Really Got Me - Mono Mix – The Kinks
All Day and All of the Night – The Kinks
Feel – Robbie Williams
Angels – Robbie Williams
Rock DJ – Robbie Williams
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
Bitter Sweet Symphony – The Verve
Lucky Man – The Verve
Fire – Kasabian
Common People – Pulp
Girls & Boys - Blur


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Sam H, 2 years ago

We hired Funk With Us for our wedding on Friday and cannot recommend them enough. We absolutely loved it, they made the party!! Thank you guys so much, hope you had as much fun as the rest of us xxxx

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Edith R, 2 years ago

Thank you so much Lilac, Rem & the band, for listening to our requests and for the great attention to detail. Our guests and us are still buzzing from a rocking night. All the best, Edie & Mark Monahan.

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