Double bassist, improviser, composer.
Daniel Barbiero (1958, New Haven CT) is a double bassist, sound artist and
composer in the Washington DC area. He has released work under his own name
and with electronics artist/bassist Cristiano Bocci; percussionist/electronics artist
Massimo Discepoli, If, Bwana (Al Margolis); Ictus Records percussionist Andrea
Centazzo; Blue Note recording artist Greg Osby; and electronic composer/sound
artist Steve Hilmy among others. He frequently works with improvisational dancers
and served as Musical Director for the Nancy Havlik Dancer Performance Group. In
addition to his solo work he has presented new works with The Subtle Body
Transmission Orchestra and the Lower Mid-Atlantic Improvisers’ Orchestra. His
writings on music appear in Avant Music News, Percorsi Musicali, Perfect Sound
Forever, Arteidolia and other online publications, and he served as an editor of the
online arts journal Bourgeon.