Pietro Lusvardi

Pietro Lusvardi: Bassbossa for solo double bass

Pietro Lusvardi: Bassbossa for solo double bass

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Bassbossa is a bluesy and groovy piece that never fails to fascinate the audience in a live performance.

The use of two hands working independently on the fingerboard allows the melody, harmony, and percussive effect to blend together at the same time creating the effect of an ensemble.

Pietro's Biography

Pietro Lusvardi graduated from the “Conservatorio di Musica” of Como in Italy.

He founded the award-winning jazz avant-garde ensemble, Gatto Marte. The ensemble, over two decades, has published ten albums, composed and performed live the scores of numerous silent films, and toured Europe and the USA.

Whilst living in California USA Pietro worked with various orchestras and ensembles, as well as performing solo double bass recitals featuring his original compositions.

Pietro has published four albums “Progetto Contrabasso” , “Animali Rari” ,“The Lost Concerto” , and “Racconti sul Lago”. Composed and performed a Concerto for double bass and orchestra, music for ballet and an Opera (colombo tutto tondo).

Pietro now teaches double bass at the University of York, Durham University, and works as a freelance with UK’s orchestras and ensembles.

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