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Reader Spotlight: Marcello Lavorgna

Marcello LavorgnaMeet bassist Marcello Lavorgna, our player in the spotlight for September 1, 2009.

Bio:

I was born on January 23, 1985, in Magenta (Milan).

My first experience in music was at the age of 15, when I bought my first bass and I began to play. At the beginning I listened especially to metal and rock music, but over the years I opened my mind to every kind of music. In 2006/2007 I recorded my first solo project entitled “Dark & Light”.

I’m really charmed by soundtracks, so my music is an ensemble of bass, piano/synth, and strings.

Location:

Milano, Italy

Day gig:

I’m an IT student and a bass player.

Years experience:

I’ve been playing for about 10 years. I’m 24 years old.

Bands & Gigs:

I play with two bands, a pop rock band and an alternative rock band: Carry, a pop rock band and Too Fast For A Blind Road, an alternative rock band. I’m currently in the studio, recording with my pop band.

Gear:

  • American Fender Jazz Bass
  • Eden WT330 head
  • Aguilar GS212 cabinet

Why I play the bass:

When I was younger, I was always captured by the low frequencies!

My bass superpower/claim to fame

Although I’m a bass player, I like so much Italian piano composers like Roberto Cacciapaglia and Ludovico Einaudi, and I also like soundtracks!

My influences

Steve Harris… I think his way of playing bass and his determination make him a unique player!

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