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Double bass, Electric bass, Improvisation, Music, Jazz, Classical, Pop, Rock!

Do you want to play bass?
Do you want to learn more about music?
Do you have a music group that needs a coach?

I can help you with that!
My name is Alessio and I am an Italian professional double bass/bass player with degrees in classical and jazz.
I've been living in the Netherlands for over 10 years and I have more than 15 years of professional "live music" experience, including teaching children and adults.

I have always believed in the power of music to connect with others and forge relationships across linguistic and cultural boundaries.
In my opinion, the music discipline is one of the best drivers for a student to learn deeply about themselves.

In my lessons, we will make sure to cover many aspects of playing, from the physical approach to the instrument (especially important for double bass players) to the personal musical expression.

Depending on your wishes and needs, we can focus on:

Genres: jazz, improvisation, classical, pop, rock, metal, funk, blues, etc...
Learning deeper: ear training, harmony, theory, music theory
Band coaching

All levels (beginner, intermediate, conservatory preparation)

Online lessons possible and personal lessons possible in Rotterdam and The Hague

Languages: I can teach in English, Italian, and Spanish

Extra information

Good internet connection required for the online lesson.

Location

At teacher's location: Blijdorp, Rotterdam, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Rotterdam, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:

Age:

Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Italian, Spanish

About Me

Hi,
My name is Alessio and I' m an Italian double bass and bass guitar player.
I made music my life and I really believe in its power to connect people to each other as well as to themselves in unique ways. For both adults and kids, playing an instrument as beautiful as the bass can be the start of discovering these meaningful connections within daily life. Of course, connecting these days might be digital! But don't worry, my younger students have given a stamp of approval for our Skype lessons too.

Feel free to book a lesson and let's jam together!

Education

Bachelor in Classical Double Bass at Orazio Vecchi Conservatory in Modena (Italy)
Bachelor in Classical Double Bass with minor in Jazz at The Royal Conservatory in The Hague (The Netherlands)
Master in Jazz Double Bass at Codarts in Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

Experience / Qualifications

Alessio Bruno (double bass)
Classical and jazz musician, after getting the degree at the conservatory of Modena (Italy), Alessio Bruno continues his studies at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague (Bachelor) and Codarts (Master) in Rotterdam where he completed a musical path that crosses the borders between chamber music and contemporary jazz.
Merit Scholarships and Prizes
November 2017 Winner of the “Best bass player” prize at the European Jazz Contest at “La Casa del Jazz in Rome
November 2017 Winner with Zadeno Trio of the Europen Jazz Contest at “La
Casa del Jazz” (Rome).
April 2016 2nd Place with Quartzite at the Erasmus Jazz Price in Rotterdam 
 August 2015 Winner with Zadeno Trio of the Barga Jazz Contest in Lucca (Italy) 
 July 2015 Winner with Zadeno Trio of the Live Jazz Price at Fara Music Festival in Rieti (Italy)
July 2014 2nd Place with Zadeno Trio in the “International Jimmy Woode Award “ during the Tuscia Jazz Festival in Umbria (Italy)
July 2014 Winner with Zadeno Trio of the Jazz By The Pool Contest in Padova (Italy) 
 August 2013 Winner with the Joe Midnights Space trio of the 3rd Place in the “International
Jimmy Woode Award “ during the Tuscia Jazz Festival in Umbria (Italy)
July 2013 Winner with the Slanting dots Trio of the Conad jazz Contest in collaboration with Umbria Jazz Festival
April 2008: “Progetto Strumenti ad Arco 2008” ( Strings instruments Projects 08) and ”Orchestra” both funded by the Antonio Zamparo foundation.
August2007: Best Group Award Sant’Anna Arresi VI Edition,Cagliari.
July 2005: Berklee Award Group, Umbria Jazz Clinics
He played in many different Jazz Festival around the world and collaborating with several great musicians like Ben van den Dungen, Rob van Kreveld, Erik Ineke, Paolo Orti, Ivan Valentini, Luca Aquino, Gerardo Rosales, Achille Succi, Micheal Moore and many others. Nowadays he is part of several projects that bring him regularly on the road in many countries across Europe.
The 2018 will see the release of Zadeno trio’s new album ‘’The Step Forward’’ and the birth of his own original project Alessio Bruno Quintet with the album release “Your knuckles speak volumes” by Emme Record Label in December 2018.

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