Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic
Davide Petrocca,Acoustic Bassplayer,Guitarist,Composer and Teacher.
Professional Musician since 1996. Styles;Modern Jazz,Mainstream,Bebop,Swing,Fusion,Free,Latin,Rock,Pop,Class ical. Studies of classical Guitar,electric/acoustic Bass and Composing in Stuttgart/Germany. Acoustic-Bass Studies with Niels Henning Ørsted Pedersen,Copenhagen-Denmark from 1999-2004.
Performed and recorded with; Bireli Lagrene,Monty Alexander,Percy and Albert Heath,Howard Alden,Andreas Oberg,Bruce Barth,Ernie Watts,Randy Brecker,Antonio Hart,Phillip Catherine,Eddie Gomez,Niels Henning Oersted Pedersen,John Taylor,Benny Bailey,Howard Levy,Martin Taylor,Richard Galliano,Hank Jones,Andre Ceccarelli,Cedar Walton,Troy Davies,Kenny Washington,Alex Riel,Jeff Hamilton,Martin Drew,Jimmy Cobb,Thomas Clausen,Jim Snydero,Gillad Atzmon,Edward Simon,Jean Toussant,Deborah Brown,Olaf Polziehn,Ferenc Snetberger,Silvain Luc,Kuno Schmid,Franco D'Andrea,Gianni Basso,Charly Antolini,Kelly Lee Evans,Scott Hamilton,Jon Faddis, a.m.o
Toured in Europe,Scandinavia,Japan,USA,Canada,New- Zealand,Russia,
Festivals;Montreaux,North See,JVC,Barcelona,Nizza,Brugge,Luzern,Zurich,Aix en Provence,Salzburg,Vienna,Dublin,London,Burmigham,Edinghburg, Glasgow,Sidney,Lleida,Catania,Crotone,Paris,Marciac,Marseill e,Tokyo,Kyoto,Oslo,Copenhagen,Stockholm,Madrid,Mallorca,Brus sel,Den Haag,New Orleans,Wellington,Auckland,Moscow,St Petersburg,Helsinki,Budapest, a.m.o
Over 70 Recording Productions as a Sideman. . Davide held Workshops and Masterclasses at: University of New Orleans,University of Brussel,University of Leuven,Conservatory of Amsterdam,Conservatory of Oslo,Jazzworkshop Saarwellingen,University of Ulm,Conservatory of Prague,University of Strassbourg,University of Mannheim,University of Auckland,Jazzworkshop Burghausen,University of Heidelberg,Conservatory of Munich,Conservatory of Gothenburg. Also working as a Guitar and Bass Teacher
“Petrocca is always listening to what is going on,he has a great sound as well as possessing an incredible technique,superb time,and he swings like crazy.He knows the Bass-tradition very well and at the same time he sounds like himself!He is an example therefore that european Jazz Musicians can'cut'it with the finest and the best! -Martin Drew (Drummer of the Oscar Peterson Trio for more then twenty years)”
“Davide provides an astonishing Talent that thrusted him already into the World´s Top-league of Bass players!His Technique is breathtaking,and his ability to improvising and musical thinking makes him presently one of the greatest talents in worlwide Jazz! Monty Alexander,NY-USA”