Biography


Max Restaino, is an artist, award-winning composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer with 10 years’ experience working in the music industry. He has performed and worked alongside some of the biggest names in the music industry including, Donny Osmond, Tears For Fears, UB40, Gary Barlow, Steps and Peter Andre
 

Having obtained a scholarship to attend The University of Sheffield Music School at a very young age, Max quickly moved on when offered an internship at the infamous Steelworks Studio in Sheffield under the expert supervision of songwriter and music producer, Eliot Kennedy,

 

Max went on to work on the following projects:
Peter Kay's Car Share - BBC One - (vocals)
Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights Live Show (Vocals)
Gary Barlow - Let Me Go (Accordion)
Donny Osmond's 50th Album Live Studio Video (Accordion)
Gregory Porter (Sax)
Olly Murs (Sax)
Mark S Jacob (LA Film Director -Glee ) Documentary Series Mission Angels (Max Composed and produced the full score)
Peter Andre's UK Tour (Special Invited Guest)
Steps UK Arena Tour (Special Invited Guest)
UB40 (Special Invited Guest)
Tears For Fears (Special Invited Guest)
Bauer- Hits Radio HallamFM - (In-house music producer and performer for Big John at Breakfast & Producer James)

 

Max has performed many times on various BBC Radio shows, such as BBC including with Dean Jackson LIVE, BBC Radio London with Gaby Rosland, LIVE  and BBC Airwaves Festival, a star studded line-up including Rag n' Bone Man

 

Awards:

PRS Song writing Award -Tin Pan Alley – SKY TV

TMA Award Nomination for Role as Billy in Nikolia Foster’s Assassins – Crucible Theatre Sheffield.

Testimonials

Eliot Kennedy …

I have had the privilege of calling Max a friend since he was 11 years old. He always amazed me with his talent as a multi-instrumentalist musician, but he has now developed into a great songwriter and artist. It is a joy to see him perform live.

Mike Read…

Max Restaino? The words that spring to mind are, passion, commitment. drive, perfectionist, grafter, performer, multi-instrumentalist, great singer, gifted songwriter.

Liz Hobbs Group: 

Max Restaino, “was ebullient, open, fun and so upbeat that his performance got the whole crowd going. Great songs, the sax was another asset and just so dedicated and focussed. He was great!”

 Sony Music Latin -

New York – USA

Wonderful vocals here, watch out Michael Bublé

‘H’ Steps:

“We are delighted to have Max open for us – he is a star in the making. We loved his energy as a performer and his new single demonstrates he can back that up with the songs too. Make sure you get to the venue early!”