Gerardo Bartoccini .::|::. Bye Bye Lazybird – [Dodicilune, 2010]
:::: Born in Rome, February 1st, 1968. Double bass, electric bass player, composer, arranger.
He began to play electric bass in 1982, and double bass in 1989. He took part and led some rock bands during the 80’s, then he moved to jazz. With the rock band Xeno in 1986 he took part in the TV show “Cordialmente”. He works professionally since 1992.
He worked with several trios during the 90’s, such as Gorno-Bartoccini-Caggiani trio from ’92 to ’95, the GAG trio with Giacomo Anselmi and Armando Sciommeri from ’94 to ’97, with whom he participated in several festivals, like Tuscia Jazz 95, Orvieto Jazz 95, Mediterraneo Jazz Trio with Marco Di Gennaro and Gianni Filindeu since ’94 to ’98, that featured such artists as Maurizio Giammarco, Marcello Rosa, Paolo Fresu, Tino Tracanna, and participated to Izmir European Jazz Festival (Turkey) ’96. Continue reading