About Alessandro Bottura
Alessandro Bottura (electric bass), 03/06/1984, strarted to get interested in music since he was a child, studying piano for 5 years, then guitar and drums until 2000, when he landed to the bass as self-taught. With the rock band NoLogo he performed in lots of liveshows in Modena, winning also the contest "Suonatecele 2" announced by La Tenda. From 2002 he started the "Accademia di Musica" in Modena, following both the theory class taken by M° Giuseppe La Monica and the instrument course with M° Enrico Lazzarini (2002-2006) and M° Glauco Zuppiroli (2006-2007). From 2004 to 2006 he's playing with band Landslide Ladies, getting gigs all across Italy (Milano, Torino, Roma, Venezia, Padova, Vicenza, Bologna, Bari, etc.). In 2007 he has confered a degree on music at the D.A.M.S. of Bologna; in the same year, he attended the "One Week Intensive" program at the Jeff Berlin's Players School Of Music in Clearwater, Tampa, FL, auditing to master classes by Larry Coryell, Gumbi Ortiz and Richard Dreixler. He's currently studying at "PercentoMusica" in Roma with Masters Massimo Moriconi, Pierpaolo Ranieri, Mario Guarini, Luca Pirozzi and Carlo Zaratti (electric bass), Fabio Zeppetella, John Arnold and Michael Rosen (Jazz Improvisation), Massimo Fedeli (playing ensembles and improvisation), Aldo Fedele, Franco Ventura and Davide Aru (playing ensembles), Andrea Avena and Stefano Scatozza (music theory), Fabrizio Aiello (rythmical awareness); he continues the studies also at the "Accademia di Musica" in Modena, following the improvement class holded by M° Giuseppe La Monica. In 2009 has completed his first solo release, the CD “Morning Grooves”, produced under the overview of Maftrust Inter Vivos of Las Vegas, NV (available on CDBaby.com), that had lots of agreements from Radios, Webzines, Fanzines and insiders both nationally and worldwide. Actually, he steadily collaborates with Grace Bundy, Skye Breath, Manuel Belli, Massimo Pizzano and 3 Funk Project.