Moreno is an Italian pianist, composer and arranger. He started to study piano and accordion at the age of 6 with Mr. Rovro Mariano. Since the age of 9, he have been playing piano, keyboard and accordion in several bands. From the age of 9 to 13, Moreno won several national and international music awards. He also studied clarinet at Benvenuti Music Institute of Conegliano and studied piano at Corelli Music Institute of Vittorio Veneto with Mr. Pasqualis and Ms. Anna Romano Colonna, at Pollini Musical Conservatory of Padova with Ms. Christine Meyr and graduated from Tartini Musical Conservatory of Trieste and Venezze Musical Conservatory of Rovigo. He also studied Jazz piano at Dizzy Gillespie Jazz Music School of Bassano del Grappa with Mr. Marcello Tonolo, Jazz theory with Mr. Paolo Birro and music ensemble with Mr. Roberto Beggio.
Moreno has worked as an arranger for BMG Recording Company and played Jazz, Latin and Pop music with world famous musicians such as Lee Konitz, Emil Richard, Enrica Bacchia, Francesco Bearzatti, Alberto Negroni, Enrico Granafei, Michelle Endrix, Mark Murphy, Ares Tavolazzi, Massimo Manzi, Bob Mover, David Boato, etc. In Italy he had a Jazz Trio with bassist Lello Gnesutta and drummer Luca Bortoluzzi. Since 1998, Moreno has been living in Beijing, China and teaching Jazz piano at Beijing Contemporary Music Accademy. In 1999, Moreno started his own Jazz Trio with Chinese bassist and guitarist Liu Yue and Japanese drummer Izumi Koga. In 2006, Moreno started a new Jazz band with American singer Jessica Meider, Chinese bassist Da Zhong and Chinese drummer Bei Bei. In August 2007, they were invited to Japan and performed with the famous Japanese guitarist Yasutaka Yoshioka and his band “Guitar Moon”.
Moreno has also taken part in many TV advertising, magazines and fashion shows in Europe, States and China.
Films and Telefilms:
“Black and white” (Italy)
“20th Century Boys” (Italy)
“Passing happiness” (China)
“I wish to think of a good romance” (China)
“I love Beijing” (China)
“Silver Hawk” (China)
Had participated in many dance shows, classical ballet, modern dance and musical performances as protagonist.
For example :
On Your Toes
Dance Under The Stars
West Side Story
Martial Arts Experience:
At the age of 6 he begin to practise Chinese martial arts. He has been many times Italian National Champion and International champion in several boxing styles as:
San Da (Fight)
Chang Quan (Long Fist)
Zui Quan (Drunken Fist)
Long Xing Quan (Dragon Fist)
Ba Gua Zhang (8 diagrams Palm)
Xing Yi Quan (Mind Boxing)
Tai Ji Quan (Shadow Boxing)
Sword, Broadsword, Spear, Cudgel, Two section Cudgel, Three section Cudgel
In 1993 he won the 3rd place at the “Zhou Shan World Competition”
In 1998 he won the “Shang Hai World Competition”