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Giuseppe Millaci

Giuseppe Millaci is a bassist, composer and producer. He was born in Sicily on 9 April 1988 and he is living in Belgium since the year 2000. ​He started to play the electric bass when he was 14 years old. Few years later Millaci discovered jazz and the acoustic bass. He listened to several jazz bassists such as Ray Brown, Dave Holland, Marc Johnson, John Patitucci and Larry Grenadier. In 2011, he participated in the Erasmus Programme scholarship and studied at the Maastricht Academy of Music with the tutor and bassist Philippe Aerts. Millaci graduated with honors in 2013 (Masters degree) at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels under guidance of maestro Jean-Louis Rassinfosse

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Phil C Bowler

PHIL BOWLER Newtown, Ct 06470-2776 E-Mail: mailto:philcbowler@charter.net WORK/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Self-Employed Professional Jazz Musician, 1996-Present MEMBER OF GROUPS LED BY THE FOLLOWING: JACKIE MCLEAN – 1968 – 1972 RAHSAAN ROLAND KIRK – 1972 – 1976 WYNTON MARSALIS – 1982 – 1983 JON FADDIS – 1984 -1986 TERENCE BLANCHARD & DONALD HARRISON – 1986-1988 BENNY GOLSON - 1989 MAX ROACH – 1990 HORACE SILVER -1996 JACKIE MCLEAN - 2000 -2005 AFFILIATIONS: Host of Own Radio Show, “Jazz Adventures”, 1984 -2013, WPKN Bridgeport, CT  Broadcast live for over 29 years to Fairfield County, Connecticut.  Creator/compiler of WPKN “Jazz & Blues Line”, on air/online music entertainment directory.  Trainer of staff on broadcasting/computer/audio equipment.  Elected Station Music Director 1999 thru 2009 – leads acquisitions, inventory and organization of the music library in all musical styles by soliciting record label/distribution product; reporting play lists to CMJ online reporting service; handling station/record company interactions.  Selected Best Radio Personality by Variety (national entertainment trades magazine). American Federation of Musicians, Fairfield County Local 52-626; (2000-2002)  Elected President of 250-member union local

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Leon Lee Dorsey

Bassist/Composer/Arranger Leon Lee Dorsey is indeed a triple-threat, handling bass-playing, composing and arranging tasks with equal aplomb. Never have these gifts been more abundantly evident than on his CD release, "Song Of Songs". Joined by Bryan Carrott-vibes, Carlton Holmes-piano, and Vincent Ector-drums, Dorsey and his intuitive cohorts take the listener on an adventure through nine tracks that alternately shine, soothe, smolder and burn, all while swinging incessantly as well as maintaining a supreme sense of melody throughout. Leon Lee Dorsey's fluid and ubiquitous bass has energized Jazz masters Lionel Hampton, and Art Blakey with his Jazz Messengers, as well as Grammy winning Jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson

Chip Boaz

Chip Boaz plays Latin Jazz with the bass on top. Six string bass highs and lows form the foundation for your musical experience. Melodic bass solos glide through a sea of Afro-Cuban rhythms and electronic sounds. Strong bass lines anchor contemporary sounds in the landscape of both Afro-Cuban and Jazz traditions. Infectious grooves inspire your feet to dance and your ears to listen a little closer. It's Latin Jazz with an emphasis on the low end, created to move you! Chip built the foundation for his musical explorations through early years of academic study. Chip’s teenage life was spent in high school bands and at-home garage bands, which inspired him to turn his passion for performance into a career

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Luca Sisera

For a good 15 years, Luca Sisera has been a sought-after bassist in the Swiss jazz and improvisation scene. Musically, he likes to operate in the charged environment between composition and improvisation. He is frequently seen on stage at various festivals and jazz clubs across Europe in over 100 concerts each year, whereby some tours and concerts have already taken him to Egypt, China, Jordan, Guatemala and America. To date, he has been involved in over 30 audio releases. Luca Sisera has also started working as a composer for his own quintet “Luca Sisera ROOFER”. As interdisciplinary projects have always interested him, Luca Sisera has also worked with authors, cabaret artists, dancers and visual artists, among others, as well as on theatre and film productions.

Gabriele Donati

Jazz bass player active in NY, since 1996. Gabriele has played with Ehud Asherie, Harry Allen, Jason Brown, Lawrence Leathers, Michael Kanan, Fukushi Tainaka, Steve Williams, Pete Van Nostrand, Grant Stewart, etc.

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Bruno Raberg

BRUNO RÅBERG is an internationally renowned bass player and composer. Since coming to the US from his native Sweden in 1981, he has made ten recordings as a leader, about 30 as a sideman, and has performed with numerous world-class artists. Some of the distinguished musicians Råberg has performed/recorded with include Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Kenny Werner, Mike Mainieri, Sam Rivers, Billy Pierce, Donny McCaslin, Dave Tronzo, Billy Hart, Bob Moses, Mick Goodrick, Ben Monder, Bruce Barth, Adam Cruz, Jim Black, Matt Wilson, Ted Poor, David Gilmore, and John Medeski. Tours have taken Råberg throughout Europe, Scandinavia, USA, Japan, India, Africa, and Central America, and to jazz festivals such as Pori, Umbria, Monterey, Nancy, Bologna, Graz, Stockholm, Boston, and Cape Town

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Philip Baumgarten

I'm a jazz double bass player. In most bands I'm in I play straight ahead jazz. Aerts & Baumgarten is a mainstream duo (guitar and bass), Play it hard is a hardbop quintet and with my own trio, the Philip Baumgarten Trio, I play my (jazz) compositions. I also play in a trio Pot, Baumgarten & Van Astenrode, that plays a crossover of folk and jazz. I've just recorded a nice cd with that band called 'Home'.

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Bruno Migliari

I'm first and foremost a bassist - but one that also composes, arranges and occasionally sings. A Rio de Janeiro native musician with Italian roots, I'm active on the Jazz, Pop/Rock and World Music and scenes. Since 2001 I play bass and sing background vocals for brazilian popular singer/songwriter/guitarist Frejat. Since 2013 I accompany Brazilian singer Simone, and more recently, the world-wide known Brazilian singer/songwriter Ivan Lins. I have played live and/or recorded with many other well-known Brazilian artists, such as Ana Carolina, Maria Gadu, Milton Nascimento, Ney Matogrosso, Marcos Valle, Lobão, Paulinho Moska and Leoni - as well as artists from other countries, such as Lokua Kanza (Congo/France), Quexie Montana (Zimbabwe), Susanna Stivali (Italy) and Avi Wisnia (USA). On the jazz front, I lead my own Bicho Músico band (supporting my most recent album, "Bicho Músico") and the Notre Jam jazz quartet

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Arturo Mora

Relocated to Copenhagen in late 2017, in his natal Madrid (Spain) he played in the house band of several jam sessions comprising more than 12 years of weekly stage routine. Arturo has played with the likes of Chema Saiz, Juan Camacho (CD La estrategia del tiempo, 2008; CD Artesanía popular, 2016), Sebastián Chames, Angel Rubio, and Inoidel González, as well as with various musicians from the American continent (Riner Scivally, Margaret Stowe, Virginia Ramírez, Brenda Hopkins, Paul Brewer, and Juliet Annerino, with whom he played in New York). He has also contributed original compositions for the jazz fusion band Tet-Quart (CD Silencio, 2010) and his Arturo Mora Group (EP Sign of the Future, 2014).