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Toni Moretti
double bass, bass

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Graduated in double-bass at the Conservatory of Music in Vicenza, in 1992, and then improved with M° Aldo Donŕ of Reggio Emilia Conservatory of Music teacher. Graduated in jazz music at the Conservatory of Music in Trento with M° Franco D'Andrea.

In 1989 he played for a national tv RAI2 for the show "Burlamacco" from Viareggio and in the same year with a band he supported Sarah Vaughan at Grand Hotel di Rimini.

Besides he played with the Scottish Jean Rich ex Wall Street Crash and the American Leodard Johnson, Lara Saint Paul.
He collaborated with several italian musical groups, like Veneziani Quartet of Modena, Blue Anytime of Milano, Ruggero Robin of Padova, Zebu which whom he won three different competitions in 1991 and he recorded a piece on the album "Vinile Rock Contest".

He played even with some important italian jazz musician, Mauro Beggio, Gianni Bertoncini, Michele Calgaro, Enzo Carpentieri, Ettore Martin, Stefano Benini and many others.

In 2001 he played with is quartet in a Luxenbourg tour, the next year he did some gigs with the german singer and guitarist Christina Lux.
From 2003 he collaborate with the american guitar player Garrison Fewell, teacher of Berklee Music School of Boston, and in the same year he played even with John Surman for the important festival "Itinerari Jazz" in Trento. In dicember he played with GOSPEL TIMES, with Joyce Yuille, Ronnie Jones, Darrel Hill, Barbara Evans for an italian tour in Sicily.

In 2004 his composition "Peace Song" recorded with his jazz quintet and a string quartet was included in the cd compilation PENSIERI DI GUERRA realized by the website www.vicenzalive.it for Emergency. Besides he played some gigs with this group for this cd promotion.

In 3/01/2005 he organized a concert for Tsunami victims in Schio (VI), and the takings (€ 3577) was devolved to the Medici Senza Fontiere organization.

He is the artistic director of a summer festival called "Festival delle Piccole Dolomiti" near Vicenza.

He teaches double bass and bass in different italian schools and on web site www.jazzitalia.net, www.electricbass.it and www.musicisti.it he published some free download lessons

He composed and arranged four CD of jazz music: EASY WAY of 1995 for MP records, UMBRIA of 2000 for Intersound Music, ENTREE (includes his songs and jazz standards) of 2001 and recently recorded his 4th CD YES I WILL played with his band, a strings quartet and many other guests, published by Splas(H) label.

Toni Moretti


For contacts and information
Toni Moretti
tel. +39 0445/526641 
cell. +39 348 0730977
e-mail: tonimore@inwind.it

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