Hi, I'm Marco Panzarella.
I'm a bass player based in London with a professional attitude with extensive live and recording experience. I've grown up playing in bands and I love to get involved in new projects, live gigs or recordings.
I started playing in local pubs inspired by Jamerson and Jaco, since then I've been playing in big and small venues, festivals, TV and radio, I have also recorded with various projects/bands and toured countries such as UK, France, Italy, Malaysia.
I have studied at the Guildhall and the Bass Institute and I'm currently teaching in North London.
My favourite Bands/Musicians: Jimi Hendrix, Tower of Power, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Steve Wonder, the Beatles, the Meters, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Snarky Puppy, J Dilla, Led Zeppelin...not forgetting Herbie Hancock, Weather Report, Steely Dan, Charlie Parker, Wayne Shorter, Warne Marsh, McCoy Tyner, Bob Marley, Freddie King, Albert Collins, Bobby Womack...and more!!!
Favourite Bassists: Jerry Jemmott, John Paul Jones, James Jamerson, Tommy Cogbill, Larry Graham, Bootsy, Aston Family Man Barrett, Anthony Jackson, Alphonso Johnson, Paul Jackson, Jaco Pastorius, Bob Cranshaw, Scott Lafaro, Sam Jones, Gary Peacock, Willie Weeks, Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Rocco Prestia, Pino Palladino...to name a few
Gear: Fender, Ashdown, Epifani, Rotosound