Alessandro Batazzi

About Us

Alessandro Batazzi
Alessandro started his musical career at the age of six and received a nomination for a prestigious award for his performance in “ Annie” on Broadway.

In 1984 he played and arranged wind instruments, piano and keyboards for numerous young orchestras and by 1995, Alessandro was scoring and producing music for motion picture which garnered him a nomination for Best New Soundtrack for the Short Movie Festival in Bologna.

Throughout the 90’s Alessandro arranged and played guitars for various artists and bands in Europe, including Eros Ramazzotti and Zucchero Fornaciari.

In 1997 he joined Sun City as Musical Director, Composer, Musician, Sound Engineer and Concept Creator. During his career of over 12 years at Sun City, he co-conceptualized, co-devised, composed, arranged, produced, engineered and played most of the musical instruments for the theatre shows Pulse and Odyssey, as well as Engineering for numerous international acts.
In 2006, Alessandro again co-conceptualized, musically directed and played lead guitar in the musical “ Let There Be Rock!”.

In 2009, Alex was asked to create the sound track for the new Bridge of Time, which included surround sound special  effects and music that runs for 12 hours every day at Sun City creating a unique experience that thousands of visitors hear every day.

Alessandro has his own state of the art Pro Tools studio – DAB Studios and he arranges, produces and records albums for young South African Artists. His studio also edits music and mixes and masters studio recordings.

“ Nothing excites me more than developing new, interesting and exciting work that can be supported and nurtured so that it achieves it’s potential. The talent in the country deserves the opportunity to be supported and our clients deserve only the very best of the Entertainment world.
It is my pleasure to present work of the highest standard and give our clients something new and entertaining all the time.”

Alessandro is the Musical Director, Composer, Studio Engineer and Musician for Door 6 Entertainment and a partner in the Company.