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Gianluca Renzi

Born: March 24, 1975    Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic

Gianluca Renzi

Gianluca Renzi was born 1975 in Frosinone, a little italian city near Rome and he’s fast becoming one of the most interesting musician in Europe. He has been touring all over the world as a sideman with some of the most known international musicians and as a leader of his own “sextet” and “all star orchestra” and he just moved to New York city.

Gianluca Renzi is an acoustic and electric bass player and arranger as well. He has Degrees in classical music performance and in jazz performance, jazz composition and jazz arranging from the Italian Conservatory of Music. He also studied with Marc Johnson, Miroslav Vitous, Palle Danielson and John Patitucci....
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Awards:

2nd prize Django d'or (Italy) - 2006 Selected Italian for the EuroDjango - 2007 Prize "Ciociaria" 2008 - Italy
At just thirty-four, he's already had an extensive history of formative experiences: He has performed and recorded with Alex Sipiaguin, Joe Locke, Bobby Watson, Steve Lacy, Carl Allen, Steve Grossman, Gary Smulyan, Leon Parker, Alvin Batiste, Gene Jackson, Mike Melillo, Adam Nussbaum, Rick Margitza, Robert Stewart, Marcus Baylor, Eric Mc Pherson, Billy Harper, Orrin Evans, Enrico Pieranunzi, Gianni Basso, Stefano Battaglia, Fabrizio Bosso, Antonello Salis, Enrico Rava, Paolo Fresu, Flavio Boltro, Rosario Giuliani, Antonio Faraò, Franco Ambrosetti and many other. Renzi’s main influences are the greats of modern jazz who made the biggest innovations to the language of hard bop in the early '70s’artists like Charles Mingus, Wayne Shorter, Andrew Hill, Herbie Hancock and Jackie McLean. It’s no accident, then, that the bassist’s music, which affirms his gifts as composer and arranger, is profoundly marked by African-American aesthetics. Gianluca Renzi is fo sure one of the most interesting figures of the up-and-coming generation. (From All About Jazz)
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Primary Instrument:
Bass, acoustic

Location:
New York, NY

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Classical degree at Music Conservatory in Italy Jazz arranging and improvising degree at Music Conservatory in Italy Workshop with Marc Johnson, Miroslav Vitous, Palle Danielsson, Dave Holland

Jaquet Mirecourt 1861 double bass - Jazz fender 1965 green - Handmade fretless bass - Fishman full circle bass pickup - AMT mic for double bass

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