Marzio Scholten (1982) is an Edison nominated Dutch guitarist and songwriter. His musical style ranges from indie to improvised music. Currently Marzio is active with several of his own projects, including his solo guitar works and indie band Opera Alaska (Excelsior Recordings) - which he leads together with Marien Dorleijn (Moss). Most recently Marzio has been fronting his new indie band Prize Collect, with which he'll be releasing an album early 2024. Prize Collect will be touring in 2024 as well.
Marzio his music and playing can also be heard in several movies and documentaries showed in cinemas and on national television. Career highlights include headlining Holland’s most prestigious venues and festivals (Paradiso, Rotown, Bimhuis, ESNS, North Sea Jazz and many more), national television appearances, a Deloitte Jazz Award nomination and international headlining tours.