basstef
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Birthday:
May 30, 1972 (Age: 50)
Location:
Bologna, Italy
Occupation:
freelance musician & teacher

basstef

Male, 50, from Bologna, Italy

"float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" Muhammad Alì Mar 16, 2020

basstef was last seen:
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      basstef
      "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" Muhammad Alì
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    May 30, 1972 (Age: 50)
    Location:
    Bologna, Italy
    Occupation:
    freelance musician & teacher
    Current Setup:
    - Large 3/4 circa 1850 German gamba bass with birdseye maple ribs and flatbaback. Later lady head carved scroll. Aquila Gold Springs vintage (nylon on gut) D+G, Aquila 16 series E+A. Fishman Full Circle pickup.

    - 3/4 circa 1985 Fratelli Sirleto (Napoli) plywood flat back gamba. Removable neck for air travel.

    - modern Ozark Dobro steel resonator bass guitar. Thomastik flat wounds jazz strings.

    - simple brazil wood French pattern bow.

    - Crown GLM-200 clip microphone, Fishman Pocket Blender.
    - Amps : Fender Rumble 40, Markbass Micromark 801.
    - SBS full size + Scb neck off flight cases.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Busy as sideman and co-leader in a huge number of bands and different situations.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Charlie Haden, Scott La Faro, Oscar Pettiford, Ben Street...
    Available for Instruction?:
    • Double Bass Instruction
    I teach jazz double bass in the conservatory of Ferrara, Italy. I've also been teaching for 8 years at the summer camp in Chioggia for VenetoJazz, being part of the New School faculty of New York.
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