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- Dec 18, 2004
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Male, 43, from Bologna, Italy
- basstef was last seen:
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- May 30, 1972 (Age: 43)
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- Bologna, Italy
- freelance musician & teacher
- Current Setup:
- 4/4 circa 1900 German gamba flatback bass.
- 3/4 1888 Luis Lowendall (Dresden) cello shaped roundback bass.
- 3/4 circa 1950 Framus black gamba roundback bass w/ white bindings.
- 1973 Fender Jazz bass olympic white w/ Thomastik flatwound strings.
- modern Ozark Dobro bass guitar resonator w/ D'Addario XL nickel roundwound strings.
- Alfred Knoll shop French model roundstick pernambuco.
- db strings: Lenzner Supersolo Gut G&D + SuperSensitive Sensicore Solo A&E (B&F#) (old Germans); various bumped gut & synthetic strings (Framus).
- Fishman Full Circle & Realist pickups (old Germans); k&k bass max + k&k fb pickup + k&k dual channel pro preamp (Framus). DPA 4099 mic.
- L.R.Baggs Para D.I. + Boss bass Parametric Equalizer pedal.
- Markbass Acoustic AC 101 & Markbass Micormark 801 & 60's Vox Essex.
- Pops rosin & a number of various pedal effects.
- Mooradian bags & Elisa Lakanen red upright bass flight case (great Finnish discontinued travel hard case).
- Gigs and Ensembles:
- Busy as sideman and co-leader in a huge number of bands and different situations. I also lead my own two 4tets : ERASERHEADS, and ZZ BOTTOM
- Previously Owned Gear:
- Too much stuff ...
- Influences and Teachers:
- Travels, Charlie Haden, Thomas Morgan, Ben Street, Larry Grenadier, Paul Chambers, Paul Mc Cartney, Edgar Meyer, Andy Rourke, Peter Kowald, Alfred Hitchcock, Rod Serling, Salvador Dalì, Pablo Casals, Ernesto Che Guevara, Glenn Gould, J.S.Bach, Saul Bass ...
- Hobbies and Interests:
- films,reading,surfing online.
I teach jazz double bass in the following Italian conservatories : Rovigo, Ferrara and Padova. I've also been teaching for 4 years at the annual summer camp in Chioggia for VenetoJazz, being part of the New School faculty of New York.
- Available for Instruction?:
- Double Bass Instruction