Born: April 28, 1964 Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic
Starts studying the Double Bass in 1984 with Enrico Fazio; under his guide he learns the classical technique (Simandl, Bottesini, Montanari, Bill�) and learns the principles and the meanings of the so-called Ananguarde Music. Today he is playing in Jazz bands as Free-Lance, performing Mainstream, Bop, Modern and Avanguarde Jazz from Duo to Big band.In the very beginning of his studies he attended the Siena Workshops, teacher Bruno Tommaso. During the following years he met internationally known bass players like Percy Heath, Charlie Haden, Pierre Michelot, Riccardo del Fra by whom he receive teaching suggestions. Later on he attends workshops with Furio di Castri, Enrico Rava and Miroslav Vitous. Besides the musical activity, he graduated at University in Economics (1992). Among the years he performed with: Carlo Actis Dato, Gianni Basso, Luigi Bonafede, Fabrizio Bosso, Ignacio Berroa, Giulio Camarca, Tommy Campbell, Ed Cherry, Francisco Mora, Roberto Cipelli, Antonio Fara�, Franco Mondini, Francisco Mora, Bob Mover, Ralph Moore, Larry Nocella, Sam Rivers, Irene Robbins, Mike Rosen, Mario Rusca, Carlo Sola, Tanaka Takehisa, James Williams, Jon Worrell. Between 1995 and 2000 he's been regular bassist of the Lil Darling Hot Club, with which regularly performed at the Turin Royal Theatre. Performed all over Italy and in France, Suisse, Japan (gigs in Jazz Clubs, tours, Jazz Contests, Festivals). Nowadays he is approaching Avanguarde, Contemporary and free-improvisation, studying the music of Ornette Coleman, Joelle Leandre, Stefano Scodanibbio, John Cage, John Zorn. At the same time performs in the Milano area as free-lancer (jazz duo, trio, combos).
Giorgio is Consultant Artistic director at Ruby Flower Records