An amazing debut album for bass player Andrea Fascetti.A music that comes from the heart and a great bass performance for an album dedicated to great bassist and stellar composer Steve Swallow.
This record is a great collection of various tunes from jazz,latin to ballads.Beautiful songs and impressive solos,will guide you through this moving,melodic and thoughtful album.
Andrea Fascetti is an Italian 7-string bassist and composer. He started playing when he was eight but seriously at the late age of seventeen. He came from a musical family and was influenced early on by his grandfadther that was a musician too.In the late 80's he move to Milan and studied at Cpm school. After spending some years in Milan he started his professional career as a sideman.He played in live tour with: Massimo Priviero(produced by Little Steven).This was an important step for him as it meant the beginning of performing professionally on the music scene, and he performed in clubs with Curtis Fuller, Ernie Wilkins, Gianni Basso, Riccardo Arrighini, Massimo Manzi, Riccardo Fassi, Riccardo Fioravanti, Andrea Melani, Walter Paoli to name a few. In the next years he studied double bass at La Spezia Conservatory. His story changed when he met great jazz teacher Charlie Banacos (Mike Stern, Jeff Berlin ,Jimmy Earl) who changed his musical life and gave him a whole new world of ideas. During last years he played in hundreds studio productions.In 2008 Philology Records released his debut album entitled "Dedicated to Steve" featuring three famous italian jazz masters like Riccardo Arrighini Massimo Manzi and Riccardo Fioravanti.This album is dedicated to great bassist and composer Steve Swallow.
"Dedicated to Steve" was a surprise to all of those lucky enough to hear it, the songs are touched by so many different styles of music, from latin to sweet ballads and so on.