Genre: Adult Contemporary Pop
with a Cinematic Feel
Songwriting duo Mark Gasbarro and Margie Russomanno will take you to places of deep grooves and ethereal dreamscapes. Mark’s lush style and Margie’s Dream Pop sensibilities create gorgeous music with a cinematic feel!
Mark Gasbarro (piano), Margie Russomanno (vocals), and a burning seven piece back up band that showcases its musical dexterity throughout their live performances.
Mark, composer/arranger, producer and conductor, is one of the most sought after pianists in the entertainment industry. His piano playing and orchestrations have been featured on a long list of Hollywood blockbusters including the beautifully touching featured piano solo in Pixar’s hit film Up which won the Academy Award® for Best Score, Inside Out, Winner of Golden Globes and an Academy Award® for Best Animated Motion Picture, Zootopia, Jurassic World, Tomorrowland, Jupiter Ascending, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Cars 2, Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Super 8, Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol, all the episodes of ABC-TV's huge hit series Lost, and many others.
Margie, a radiant pop singer and brilliant songwriter, delivers the duos’ vocals with a voice as “lush as velvet.” Margie has written music for television and feature films and her works have garnered over a million YouTube views. Her most recent solo CD release, All I Need, spent three years in the top 5 on ReverbNation’s LA Christian Gospel Charts, much of that time in the #1 position.
Emeralde came to life in 2014 after Mark and Margie collaborated on several different recording projects. Their individual styles yielded rich, musically diverse and internationally appealing songs that have become the unique style of Emeralde.