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Marco Panascia Teams with Dario Deidda for “Bass Duo Live” Album
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Marco Panascia Teams with Dario Deidda for “Bass Duo Live” Album

Marco Panascia, an Italian-born bassist living in New York City for more than a decade, has recently released his debut album Bass Duo Live, featuring fellow bassist Dario Deidda. The album is compiled from a live bass duo performance in Italy in which Panascia plays upright with Deidda on electric. The new Bandcamp re-release contains all of the jazz standards...

Alex Spradling and Marco Panascia: I Mean You
Bass Videos

Alex Spradling and Marco Panascia: I Mean You

I love it when bass players get together to jam, especially when they’re on such a high level of musicianship like Alex Spradling and Marco Panascia. In this clip, the double bass duo have a blast while tearing through the classic Thelonious Monk standard “I Mean You”, and their joy is infectious. Each bassist lays down solid walking lines and...

Marco Panascia and Johan Hansén-Larson: “Lady Bird” Bass Duet
Bass Videos

Marco Panascia and Johan Hansén-Larson: “Lady Bird” Bass Duet

It’s great when two of your favorite bassists get to jam together. It’s even better when they get to record it. Here’s a video of electric bass whiz Johan Hansén-Larson playing a duet with New York jazz heavyweight Marco Panascia on the standard “Lady Bird”. After their respective face-melting solos, the duo trade fours then twos, all while keeping a...

Marco Panascia & Dario Deidda: Jazz Bass Duet
Bass Videos

Marco Panascia & Dario Deidda: Jazz Bass Duet

I love watching videos by the bass duo of Marco Panascia and Dario Deidda. I mean, it started with the fact that this is a bass duo. Then it quickly turned into admiration for their playing and their fun approach to music. Here’s the duo performing live in Rome in 2010. Thanks to Joachim Mahoudeaux for sharing this with us!

Marco Panascia with Dado Moroni and Peter Erskine: Body and Soul
Bass Videos

Marco Panascia with Dado Moroni and Peter Erskine: Body and Soul

Marco Panascia is one of those bassists you can’t help but be impressed with. He’s got an incredible command of the instrument and impeccable taste to match. Here he takes the lead on the classic jazz ballad “Body and Soul” with a little help from pianist Dado Moroni and drummer extraordinaire Peter Erskine. The clip comes from an outtake from...

Bass Videos

Eldar: Point of View

Here’s the young and talented Eldar Djangirov playing “Point of View”, a tune from his self-entitled 2005 release. The original tune features John Patitucci on bass and Todd Strait on drums. In this live video from 2006, Marco Panascia is playing the double bass. Check out our previous coverage of Eldar.