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 in UK, France, Italy and 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 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.
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. 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, B.B King, Albert Collins...and more!!!
Favourite Bassists: Jerry Jemmott, James Jamerson, Larry Graham, Bootsy, Aston Family Man Barrett, Anthony Jackson, Paul Jackson, Jaco Pastorius, Jeff Andrews, Scott Lafaro, Sam Jones, Willie Weeks, Rocco Prestia, Pino Palladino...to name a few