GIANNI BASSO

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Gianni Basso was one of the lights who began shining on the European jazz scene following the end of World War II. He began as a clarinetist and first played professionally in Germany and Belgium in the late '40s with the Raoul Falsan Big Band. By the beginning of the next decade, he was established as a commercial "GB" or "general business" player in Milan, but one with a steady presence at jazz events, including some of the early Italian attempts at post-fascist festivals. From about 1954, a collaboration with trumpeter and composer Oscar Valdambrini began that resembled the relationship between Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, minus the former man's household-name status. Basso studied music in the busy northern city of Turin, where Valdambrini was a homeboy. It was more than just two Italian lads growing up with a fascination for American jazz -- this was a case of a read more...
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GIANNI BASSO Basso Valdambrini Quintet (aka The Modern Jazz Vol.7) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basso Valdambrini Quintet (aka The Modern Jazz Vol.7)
Bop 1959
GIANNI BASSO Basso-Valdambrini Quintet, Dino Piana album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basso-Valdambrini Quintet, Dino Piana
Bop 1960
GIANNI BASSO The Basso-Valdambrini Octet: New Sound From Italy (aka The Modern Jazz Vol. 4) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Basso-Valdambrini Octet: New Sound From Italy (aka The Modern Jazz Vol. 4)
Bop 1960
GIANNI BASSO Walking In The Night album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Walking In The Night
Bop 1960
GIANNI BASSO The Best Modern Jazz in Italy 1962 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Best Modern Jazz in Italy 1962
Bop 1962
GIANNI BASSO Conversazioni in Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Conversazioni in Jazz
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1962
GIANNI BASSO Quintetto Basso Valdambrini album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quintetto Basso Valdambrini
Bop 1963
GIANNI BASSO Exciting 6 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Exciting 6
Bop 1967
GIANNI BASSO Jazz (Stile: Pop-Jazz) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz (Stile: Pop-Jazz)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1970
GIANNI BASSO Jazz a Confronto n° 3 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz a Confronto n° 3
Bop 1973
GIANNI BASSO Hit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hit
Fusion 1975
GIANNI BASSO Gianni Basso In Bergamo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gianni Basso In Bergamo
Bop 1978
GIANNI BASSO Ballads album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ballads
Bop 1980
GIANNI BASSO Quartetto Gianni Basso album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quartetto Gianni Basso
Bop 1981
GIANNI BASSO Lunet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lunet
Bop 1982
GIANNI BASSO Gianni Basso & Guido Manusardi ‎: Maestro + Maestro = Exciting Duo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gianni Basso & Guido Manusardi ‎: Maestro + Maestro = Exciting Duo
Bop 1983
GIANNI BASSO Gianni Basso Big Band Featuring Slide Hampton ‎: Bebop album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gianni Basso Big Band Featuring Slide Hampton ‎: Bebop
Big Band 2000
GIANNI BASSO Isn't It Romantic album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Isn't It Romantic
Cool Jazz 2002
GIANNI BASSO For Lars Gullin (Swedish Genius) Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For Lars Gullin (Swedish Genius) Vol. 1
Cool Jazz 2002
GIANNI BASSO Lost in the Stars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lost in the Stars
Bop 2003
GIANNI BASSO I Wish I Knew album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Wish I Knew
Bop 2003
GIANNI BASSO Two Generation (with Fabrizio Bosso) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Two Generation (with Fabrizio Bosso)
Hard Bop 2003
GIANNI BASSO Tea For Two (Another Flashback) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tea For Two (Another Flashback)
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2005
GIANNI BASSO Body & Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Body & Soul
Hard Bop 2009
GIANNI BASSO Recado Bossa Nova album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Recado Bossa Nova
Bossa Nova 2009
GIANNI BASSO Stella By Starlight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stella By Starlight
Bop 2009
GIANNI BASSO Gianni Basso & Oscar Valdambrini : Fascinating Rhythm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gianni Basso & Oscar Valdambrini : Fascinating Rhythm
Bop 2012

GIANNI BASSO EPs & splits

GIANNI BASSO Complesso Basso-Valdambrini / Complesso Cetra ‎: Jazz (Stile: Californiano) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complesso Basso-Valdambrini / Complesso Cetra ‎: Jazz (Stile: Californiano)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1970

GIANNI BASSO live albums

GIANNI BASSO Jazz al Centro Pirelli album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jazz al Centro Pirelli
Bop 1970
GIANNI BASSO Gianni Basso + The Guido Manusardi Trio ‎: Live At Down Town album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gianni Basso + The Guido Manusardi Trio ‎: Live At Down Town
Hard Bop 1996

GIANNI BASSO demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

GIANNI BASSO Basso & Valdambrini Quintet : Jazz Sonorizzazioni album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basso & Valdambrini Quintet : Jazz Sonorizzazioni
Bop 1967

GIANNI BASSO re-issues & compilations

GIANNI BASSO Rarità E Inediti album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rarità E Inediti
Bop 1996
GIANNI BASSO Gianni Basso and his Sax & Rhythm Sextet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gianni Basso and his Sax & Rhythm Sextet
Bop 1999
GIANNI BASSO Parlami D'Amore Mariu' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Parlami D'Amore Mariu'
Bop 2003
GIANNI BASSO Basso - Valdambrini  featuring Lars Gullin, Dino Piana – Blues For Gassman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basso - Valdambrini featuring Lars Gullin, Dino Piana – Blues For Gassman
Bop 2003
GIANNI BASSO Fonit H602 - H603 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fonit H602 - H603
Jazz Related Soundtracks 2014
GIANNI BASSO Basso Valdambrini Quintet/Sextet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basso Valdambrini Quintet/Sextet
Hard Bop 2015

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