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Max Restaino is an artist, award-winning composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.  In 2021 Max performed at BBC Airwaves Festival with his live band. 2022 saw the release of his new Jazz/Pop-inspired album, Another Rainy Night In Paris. & Brand New Ep, Christmas In New York, Paris & London. As part of the release, Max performed 88 gigs, including BBC Introducing Live Stage.  Over the last two years, x7 songs from the album release aired as BBC's Track Of The Week.

Max has performed and worked alongside some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Donny Osmond, Tears For Fears,  UB40, Gary Barlow, Steps,  Peter Andre and more recently (2023), Don Most from the legendary TV series Happy Days.


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 has worked 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 ( 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 Introducing LIVE, BBC Radio London with Gaby Rosland LIVE, BBC introducing (Newark Festival), and BBC Airwaves Festival, with a star-studded line-up including Rag n' Bone Man





PRS Songwriting Award -Tin Pan Alley – SKY TV


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



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!” 

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