In 2001 he co-founded the original nucleus of YtseJam Kr with his band mate Davide. Guitarist and Teacher at MMI - Modern Music Institute, he is also the director of the MMI School in Crotone, Italy.
He mainly gained his reputation touring extensively across Italy with YtseJam Kr, the Dream Theater Official Italian Tribute Band, with whom he often had the honor to play as opening act for world-renowned artists such as Michael Angelo Batio, Uli Jon Roth, Kee Marcello, Vinnie Moore, Oliver Graham, Mike Terrana, Nathaniel Peterson, Andy Timmons and many others. He has attended numerous seminars, master classes and clinics with some of the giants of the seven strings, including Andy Timmons, Paul Gilbert and Steve Vai in particular, with whom he also had the honor of playing together in a jam, in April 2009, during his "Alien Guitar Secrets Master Class Tour".
He recently signed an endorsment deal with the famous californian brand Schecter Guitar Research.
His main influences come from Paul Gilbert, John Petrucci, Andy Timmons, David Gilmour, Rusty Cooley, Joe Satriani and Steve Vai.
Schecter Damien Elite-6
Ernie Ball / Music Man "J.P." Sign. 7 Str.
Ernie Ball / Music Man "J.P." Sign. 6 Str.
Fender Stratocaster Road House USA
Ovation Al Di Meola
Mesa Boogie Triaxis 2.0
Mesa Boogie Simul-Class 2:Ninety
Mesa Boogie Recto Standard 4x12
Rack TC Electronics (G-Major)
FS Ibanez Weeping Demon WD-7 Wah
Lexicon MPX R1 Midi Foot Controller
Behringer Racktuner BTR2000
Shure Wireless System
Shure SM57 x 2
Vinteck Lovermixer GA II
Masotti White Box
Ernie Ball 6166 Volume Pedal
Jim Dunlop Jimi Hendrix WAH
Website: Fabio Mangano Official Website
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Modern Music Institute: MMI - Sede di Crotone