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Tiziano Zanotti

Bassist, double bassist and composer

After completing his classical studies, he attended several jazz and rock music master classes, becoming also a skilled guitar, piano and cello player. He has studied with: Marc Johnson, Furio di Castri, Palle Danielsson, Bruno Tommaso, Pat Martino, Ubaldo Fioravanti, Trilok Gurtu, Gianluigi Trovesi, Peter Erskine, John Taylor, Giancarlo Gazzani, to name just a few…

He has played in several symphony orchestras like Orchestra Filarmonica Antonio Guarnieri of Adria, Orchestra Filarmonica of Udine, Euterpe and Musike groups, collaborating with chamber music groups such as Diapason and Octandre in Bologna (contemporary music), Gruppo Amadeus in Bologna (baroque music), and the Guarnieri Basses Ensemble (double bass quartet). He has also played with outstanding artists like Claudio Lolli, Nicola Piovani's Oracoeli Orchestra, Andrea Bocelli, Franz Campi, Josef Alessi, Andrea Giuffredi, Parto delle Nuvole Pesanti (among many others), and in several jazz and rock bands.

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... Un disco che risulta piacevole e allo stesso tempo interessante, attraversato da atmosfere vivaci ma anche dai momenti più intensi ed evocativi, dove si può ascoltare un'ottima fusione delle voci (Marco de Masi - Jazzitalia, dicembre 2007)

...i due musicisti riescono a mantenere viva la tensione grazie alla purezza del fraseggio tipicamente jazzistico, col ritmo sottostante costantemente implicato (Mario Calvitti - Chitarre, novembre 2007)

...Tiziano Zanotti e Alessio Alberghini sono due musicisti che hanno talento musicale da vendere

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He has been a teacher of electric bass, double bass and music theory for more than 20 years. He works with both beginners and advanced students, as well as professional musicians across genres as diverse as rock, jazz and classical music. His programmes are based on original methods he has personally developed and tested, which are used also by other colleague teachers. These instructional books are divided into practical and theoretical lessons. The purpose of the course is to eliminate any technical, theoretical or musical doubts in order to enable every musician to achieve the best results according to their individual talent. Main book used for the course of ELECTRIC BASS
Born as a manuscript far back in 1988 and periodically updated with the feedbacks received in years of teaching, Bassista Contemporaneo 1 (Echoes 206) is now available in a new edition

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