Acoustic and electric guitarist, Davide Facchini is a well-established presence in both Italian and international music scenes, boasting over thirty years of experience. His career is marked by significant versatility and a strong foundation, spanning a wide range of musical genres and guitar styles.

His artistic eclecticism has led him to also master instruments like the mandolin, ukulele, and bouzouki.

His academic background includes a degree in Arts, Music, and Performing Arts (DAMS) obtained from the University of Bologna in 1998, with a thesis focusing on ‘Pedagogical Aspects and Motivations for the Use of Popular Music in Schools’.

He has worked as a music consultant at the Mediaset TV studios in Cologno Monzese.

Facchini collaborates with Trufire.com, the largest online educational platform dedicated to guitar.

He has recorded seven albums, written six books, and has numerous publications to his name.

Throughout his extensive concert career, Davide Facchini has shared the stage with some of the most influential figures in the contemporary acoustic and electric guitar scene, including Tommy Emmanuel, Paul Franklin, John Jorgenson, Stephen Bennett, Thom Bresh, Carl Verheyen, Greg Koch, Frank Vignola, Muriel Anderson, Buster B. Jones, and Jim Nichols.

Since 2000, he has been involved in various projects with singer Anita Camarella, focusing on Italian and American swing, traditional Irish and American music, and the creation of original compositions. Their music has been broadcast by radio stations in over twenty countries worldwide.

For over twenty-five years, Davide Facchini has been teaching as a modern guitar instructor (acoustic and electric) and lecturer, holding ‘Listening Guide’ seminars, ‘History of Contemporary Popular Music’ workshops, and sessions dedicated to electric and acoustic guitar.

His passion for teaching continues to inspire and train musicians at all levels.




  • 2000 – “Quei motivetti che ci piaccion tanto” dedicated to Italian Swing of the 30s and 40s – with singer Anita Camarella.
  • 2004 – “Juley” dedicated to original compositions for acoustic guitar.
  • 2007 – “Spaghetti alla chitarra” – Instrumental tribute to Italian Song with Raf Montrasio (guitarist of Renato Carosone’s historic sextet).
  • 2013 – “La famiglia canterina” – New tribute to Italian Swing of the 40s Awarded the “LadyLake Music Indie Awards” as the best album in the USA. with singer Anita Camarella – special guests: Franco Cerri and Raf Montrasio.
  • 2015 – “Acoustic” with Anita Camarella (vocals) and Paolo Ercoli (dobro, cello, pedal steel)
  • 2015 – “MyTown” dedicated to Motown music with Alberto Marsico (Hammond organ), Giò Rossi (drums) and Marco Bianchi (vibraphone)
  • 2019 – “Our House” – Nashville Session at Cinderella Sound Studio with Anita Camarella (vocals), Stephen Dudash (5-string viola) and Bill Ferri (bass).


  • 2009 – “Italian Fingerstyle Collection”
  • 2010 – “A Portrait of Raf Montrasio – Italian Songs on Guitar”
  • 2012 – “Juley” – Guitar Transcriptions
  • 2013 – “La Famiglia Canterina” – Guitar Transcriptions
  • 2020 – “Fingerstyle Roads” – 50 pages in PDF of exercises, examples, and original pieces in various styles + Attached Video Lessons
  • 2023 – “Mandolin Songbook” – 84 arrangements of Fiddle Tunes, Irish Jigs and Reels, Songs