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.
Bass tracks: Did you know that you could have the bass tracks composed and recorded for your songs with the perfect vintage basses? Get in touch directly and we'll arrange a price that suits yours budget, send me your tracks or I will come to a studio of your choice, professional and great results guaranteed.
Touring Bassist: With over 20 years of playing experience, everything from big and small venues, festivals, TV and radio, I'm always happy to play bass, let's go on the road!!!
Bass Tutor: Bass Tutor for the past 11 years. One to one and group classes tuition in Bass covering Fretboard skills, Time & Groove, Styles & Repertoire, Harmony & Theory, Reading. Gained experience in working with teenagers in Music Education, prepared detailed reports and practice routines for each student.
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