bass player, arranger, composer. Starts playng music really early taking oboe,piano
and finally bass and double bass.
He got graduated cum laude in classical double bass at Conservatorio di Monopoli
"Nino Rota", and in electric bass at "Universita' della Musica di Roma" and "Percento
he moved to the Netherlands(2006) to study jazz
at the prestigious "Royal Conservatory of DEN HAAG" and he got graduated in
2009 (9,50/10 cum laude). He's still studing
in the Master program in the Amsterdam Conservatory.
He had the chance to study with: Hein Van De Geyn,
Patitucci, Frans Van Der Hoeven,
Michele Cellaro, Franco Petracchi, Mike Manieri, Ermanno
Ferrari, Eric Gibben, Henk Huzinga...etc.
His attention is mainly focused on jazz music, but also in the classical
and contemporary repertoire.
He won several prizes and competitions either in jazz and in classical
has Played with (among others):
Grossman, Jim McNelly,
Philip Harper, Robert Rook, Evan Parker, Mike Manieri,
Ernst Rejeiseger, Tommy Smith,
Teddy Charles, Stefano Battaglia,
Francesco Bearzatti, Simon Rigter, Juray Stanik,
Bruno Tommaso, Keith Tippet,
De Souza, Peter Beets,
Cisi, Joao Lobo, Michael Vanucek, Walter Wolff,
Daniele Scannapieco, Ettore Fioravanti, Jasper Soffers,
Pino Iodice, Andreas Fryland, Tom Kirkpatrik,
Scarafile, Rodolfo Neves, Miguel Rodriguez, etc.
He has played also with some famous pop artists (among others): Orchestra
RAI, Lucio Dalla, Gipsy Kings, Paolo Belli, Antonella Ruggiero,
Renzo Arbore, Pooh, Vesna Pisarovic,
He has played in: Italy, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Belgium, England, Egypt,
Lithuania, Poland, France, Switzerland, Serbia, Austria, Kosovo, Portugal, Turkey,
Ethiopia, Croazia, Slovenia, Ireland, Montenegro.
He is also well known for his teaching.
quartet - Left hand,right hand, Splas(h)
Gianni Lenoci sextet - Sextant, Ambiences
Vegetable G. progect - A perfect spring,
Mh Records (IT)
quartet - Mirage, ADM Records (IT)
Simbad Bad 9/11 - Simbad 9/11, Egea, (IT)
Sakis Papadimitriou - Nosferatu, Anakrousis
Contacts and Information:
via R.Pirano 3 MONOPOLI (Bari)
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