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Maurizio Rolli

Maurizio Rolli is a graduate in double bass and jazz music studies. He is currently teaching electric bass and double bass as well as jazz harmony studies at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese in Pescara, Italy. He has worked with: Jim Hall, Mike Stern, Bob Mintzer, Michael Manring,Alex Acuna,Otmaro Ruiz,Scott Colley, Diane Shuur, Danny Gottlieb, Enrico Pieranunzi, Claude Barthelemy, Paolo Fresu, Gianluigi Trovesi, Bruno Tommaso, Paolo Damiani,Mauro Negri,Massimo Manzi, Giampaolo Casati, Marco Fumo, Pino Minafra, Adam Makovicz, Russel Gloyd, Pierre Favre, Michael Riessler, Bill Russo, Cameron Brown, Rosario Giuliani, Roberto Ottaviano, Marco Tamburini, Javier Girotto, Fabrizio Bosso, Giorgio Gaslini.

He is Bass player in the R.A.R.E. band, including Alex Acuna, Otmaro Ruiz e Gianluca Esposito.

He has performed in several international festivals such as those held in: Grenoble; Pescara (Pescara Jazz 1986, 1997, 1998);Jazz'n'fall 2002, Volterra; Noci; Lucca (1996, 1997); Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte di Montepulciano;S.Anna Arresi (2002); Pescara (Pescara Acoustic Festival); Rome (Massenzio festival, where he represented the Italian National Jazz Musician Association); Matera (Gezziamoci); Roccella Jonica (in'96, '98 and 2000 edition); L'Aquila (Romantici Risvegli); Noci '96; Tagliacozzo '96; Roseto (Eufonia); Interamnia Jazz festival (1999, 2000); Crema (1998 Bottesini Basso festival); Atina 2000; Milazzo Jazz; Lignano Jazz 2000; Vasto; Bussi; Atessa Jazz. He has been member as well as composer and arranger for the 'Is Ensemble', formed by ISMEZ (Istituto per lo Sviluppo Musicale del Mezzogiorno) Italian Institute for the development of Southern Italy), through a selection of more than 140 Italian musicians. The ensemble was awarded 8th best band in jazz magazine Top Jazz 1997 referendum.

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