Marco de Tilla, neapolitan double-bass player, was born 1977, october the 8th.
He had his first approach with music when he was only seven years old, playing piano; then he got fun with electric bass before doing of music his life-style not less than a profession.
At the age of 18 years old he started playing double-bass and he takes lessons from Rino Zurzolo as his first teacher with him he affords double-bass classical and tecnicals studies for three years. Once he becomes reasonably skilled and confident with the instrument he skips to other great jazz teachers, whose names are Aldo Vigorito, Furio Di Castri, Piero Leveratto e Gianluigi Goglia. He takes part to many meetings and meets a lot of other musicians form all aver the word as Dave Holland, Larry Grenadier, Bruno Tommaso, Paul Jeffrey, Dick Oatts, Danilo Rea, Franco D'Andrea, Paolo Fresu, Maurizio Giammarco andmany others.
His concert career already starts in 1998 when he works with some new jazz bands and he performes with some local (neapolitan) orchestras: the Big Band from the Caserta city, the Tribunal Mist Jazz Band, and he also plays at the Caserta Royal Palace Theatre together with the Chicago Gospel, in San Leucio and in Praiano (all events shot from national TV channel, RETEQUATTRO), where he meets artists as big and renamed as Pietro Condorelli and Sergio Di Natale. He finally publishes his first two CDs.