Multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and Composer, Max Restaino released an album, ‘The Time It Takes,’ on his own label, which went on to gain a concession of hits in the UK Club & Dance Charts, seeing the single ‘Sugar Rush’ hit No:10 & ‘Fire Flies’ reach No:5, as well as receiving a PRS songwriting award for his track ‘Fall, for the Sky TV series Tin Pan Alley. Max not only wrote all the songs, and performed all instruments , but also produced the album himself. Max’s sparkling music on the album sparked interested with an agent, who offered him the opportunity to tour the UK supporting many artists including:- Rebecca Ferguson 2017, Steps UK Arena Tour 2018, Shane Filan, Peter Andre & Tears For Fears 2019. The Theatre and Arena performances allowed Max and his live band to tread the boards on some of the UK & Ireland’s most prestigious stages & music venues, and since 2017, the now 23 year old has appeared as special invited guests on BBC TV & many Radio shows across the country.
As well as developing his live performance and building a steady fan base, Max also honed his writing and recording skills by working with some of the best names in the industry. He took an internship with the producer Eliot Kennedy, which gave him the opportunity to write as part of a team. This he still does from time to time and continues to work as a session player for some of the best names in the industry, such as: Gary Barlow ‘Let Me Go’ (Accordion) , Peter Kay- BV’s: Phoenix Nights & Car Share, Donny Osmond- 50th Album (Accordion), Geri Halliwell BV’s and also Saxophone for Gregory Porter. As a composer, Max composed the theme song for a documentary for the LA Film Director Mark S Jacobs (of Kitchen Nightmare USA & Glee) , also had a song appear on Channel 4’s Holly Oaks , BT and films such as, ‘Flowers In The Snow.’ (Netflix)
2020, is gearing up to be an exciting year for Max has he prepares to release new music. His writing has evolved a great deal and he continues to learn his craft in all areas of writing, composing, on stage and in the studio. Max believes, as an artist, he has naturally found an intrinsic value in his own approach to music, moving away from Pop to a fusion of Jazz, rock, blues and ballads with more emotive melodies and lyrics. The music has taken a huge leap in artistic integrity and his composing acontinues to evolve.
Max describes himself as an all round family entertainer, but is known within the industry and on the live circuit as a seriously talented artist.
New Music Coming 2020!