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Marco Rottoli

His approach to music begins with the study of the guitar; since 2008 he has devoted himself to double bass. In 2016 he graduated in jazz double bass at the G. Verdi Conservatory in Milan under the guidance of professors Attilio Zanchi, Tino Tracanna, Giovanni Falzone, Massimo Colombo, Pino Jodice etc …, getting the highest marks with a thesis on Bud Powell’s music. He takes part in the 2011 Siena Jazz summer seminar where he studies doublebass and improvisation with Furio di Castri, Paolino Dalla Porta, Drew Gress and Ben Street. He follows masterclasses on improvisation with Ralph Alessi, Michael Blake, Scott Colley, Bob Moses, Franco D’Andrea, Kevin Hays, etc … Since 2010 he has been the leader of several musical projects, from the trio to the septet, as a double bass player, composer and arranger; Among these: Flat Out Combo, Out of Rags Trio, Marco Rottoli Trio (Nicolò Ricci on tenor Sax and Riccardo Chiaberta on drums, with whom he won second prize at Conad Jazz Contest 2014 and performs on the prestigious stage of Piazza IV Novembre in Perugia in the context of Umbria Jazz 2014), RCT (Lorenzo Blardone on piano and Riccardo Chiaberta on drums) with whom he won the first prize in the Chicco Bettinardi 2015 and Marco Rottoli trio (Simone Daclon on piano and Pasquale Fiore on drums). Since 2015 he is a member of the collective Honolulu Records and of the Honolulu Orchestra with Dario Trapani, Marco Giongrandi, Andrea di Biase, Riccardo Chiaberta, Nicolò Ricci, Marcella Malacrida and Gianluca Elia


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