The Barock Project idea generates from desire to deliver the finest and perfect structure of classical music (mainly baroque music) with rock-style
and a little bit of jazz harmony, supported by a pop structure with the declared intention to revamp the '70s progressive-rock love .
The project founder is keyboardist Luca Zabbini , pianist and composer.
His passion for famous keyboardist Keith Emerson (ELP), has fueled his desire to compose and play a full range of style , from classical to rock and jazz.
In the summer of 2004, Giambattista"GB" Giorgi, young bassist influenced by rock sounds with big passion for jazz, and drummer Giacomo Calabria joined the band.
Luca Pancaldi singer, after a long European tour with "Children of the Damned" and Maiden's singer Paul Di'Anno in 2002 joins the band as lead vocalist.
The Barock Project music show suits perfectly venues like theatres and festivals.
In January 2007 the band performs live in Bologna (Italy) with a string quartet , arrangements written by Luca Zabbini, releasing a DVD called “Rock in Theater”.
In December 2007, published by Musea Records , the first album “Misteriose Voci” impact with very good reviews media coverage from all over the world (“Passion Progressive” France ; “Progressive World.net” USA ; “ProgNosis” USA ; “MovimentiProg” Italy ; “Raw and Wild Magazine” Italy ; “Manticornio” Mexico ; “Prog Nose” Belgium ; “PRPM” Brazil ; “ProgWereld” Netherlands …)
In summer 2009 the band releases the second album “Rebus” with the Italian label Mellow Records , with very good reviews from all the world.
In March 2012 , published by French label Musea Records , the band releases the third album "Coffee In Neukölln", with all lyrics in English language.
Finally, in June 2015 the fourth album is released independently produced, title "Skyline" with 10 new tracks and 2 world class special featuring: Paul Whitehead cover artist and Vittorio De Scalzi vocals and flute on title track Skyline. In March 2016, the band welcomes aboard bass player Francesco Caliendo, a talented musician who made his debut in the band in the live show on Nobember 2015. In spring 2016, the band releases the first live album called VIVO (a double cd) with over 2 hours of music featuring the main hits of the first 10 years of Barock Project history.