Val Bonetti is a guitarist composer from Milan.
Some of his compositions have won prestigious prizes in the field of acoustic guitar (New Sounds Award at the Guitar Meeting in Sarzana and Best Arrangement at the Guitar Festival in San Benedetto Po), and his works have been excellently reviewed by the international specialized press.
Val performs on the street, in house-concerts, as well as in the main Italian clubs and festivals dedicated to acoustic guitar and abroad (in 2016 he was on tour in Great Britain and Ireland), and holds workshops dedicated to guitar.
During his career he has refined his guitar style, starting from American root music but pursuing a personal discourse open to very different musical influences.
Val Bonetti has published four albums in his name, the latest – A World of Lullabies – is about to be released.
He is active in several collaborations: with the American master Duck Baker (album Pareto Sketches 2017), the singer-songwriter Claudio Sanfilippo in the acoustic group IlZenDelSwing (“Americana” album which will be released in spring 2022), in the American folk blues duo of Aronne Dell’Oro, and in duo with the undisputed reference of the Italian blues Beppe Semeraro (Harmonica Slim).