The band A Lifelong Journey are, Mauro Mugiati: Vocals, keyboards, bass, acoustic guitars, Brian Belloni: electric & acoustic guitars, lap steel guitar, drums. Live members: Sergio Ponti: Drums and Leonardo Barbierato: Bass guitar.
A Lifelong Journey is a project by Mauro Mugiati and Brian Belloni. During the years along with gaining a lot of experience inside recording studios they had the opportunity to play together with illustrious prog rock masters, such as: Martin Barre and Clive Bunker (Jethro Tull), Ian Paice and Don Airey (Deep Purple), Vittorio and Gianni Nocenzi (Banco del Mutuo Soccorso), Aldo Tagliapietra and Tony Pagliuca (Orme), Bernardo Lanzetti and Giorgio Piazza (PFM) and many others, as members of the Beggar’s Farm band. The track The Shadows,
A Lifelong Journey is their first self-titled release, a 51 minutes long concept album that combines Hammond organ, acoustic piano and Mellotron with modern synthesizers, nice guitars and punchy drums, achieving a fresh different sound where the atmosphere from the golden era of prog meets nowadays innovations.