|Internationally-recognized “color”guitarist with an unconventional sonic approach.|
Robby Aceto is an internationally recognized musician whose unconventional sonic approach and unending fascination with the electric guitar place him among the new breed of “color”guitarists. He has toured and recorded with artists like David Sylvian, the Heads, Tom Tom Club, Jansen/Barbieri/Karn, David Torn, Splattercell Italian ambient pop diva Alice Visconti, jazz singer Lizz Wright, and Cape Bretonsinger/songwriter Douglas September.
His debut solo CD Code was released to unanimous critical praise at home and abroad. In 2001 he collaborated with composer/drummer Bobby Lurie to create the original score for Emily Hart’s environmental documentary, The God Squad. His original film score credits include Saved by Deportation: The Unknown Odyssey of Polish Jews, Walking the Line,The Closure Myth, Jolly Black Slaves, and Invisible Ink.
He composed the theme music for NPR’s World@Work. He has also scored several short films for the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of American Art, as well as the environmental multimedia walls linking the Lunder Conservation Center with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.