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Daniele Borgato

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Bass Guitarist
London
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Daniele Borgato is a Professional Bass Player. Works with Originals Acts, Function Bands, Musical Theatre, etc. Bvs, own gear and transport.

Daniele Borgato is a Professional Bass/Double Bass Player. He performs, records and collaborates with both original and cover acts, directed orchestras, artists and songwriters from all over the world. His years of experience grant him a strong and solid presence on stage and studio situations. He can confidently play any music genre including (but not limited to) Rock, Funk, Soul, R&B, Disco, Pop, Jazz, and Musical Theatre, in both original and cover situations. Backing Vocals, strong sight reading skills and ability to quickly transcribe/learn from audio tracks have always added a great bonus to his skills on stage and in studio. He plays Both 4 and 5 strings Bass Guitars and Electric Double bass with Bow In the years he also experienced bass guitar tutoring from beginner to more advanced levels, with private lessons at home or locations. Graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Music Performance with a Rockschool teaching licentiate, Daniele can confidently and professionally deal with every different task in the music field: Session Bass player (Live bands, Orchestras, Studio and Home Recording), Music Tutor, Backing Vocalist, Producer, Arranger and Composer (including production music - Logic Pro), Sound Engineer (tracks mixing - Logic Pro), BIO Daniele has his first encounter with music quite early, and soon at 11 years old he manages to enter the music school in his home city Varese, studying piano, vocals and solfege. In the years he develops his classical musical skills and later on a growing interest on bass guitar. Within a few months he masters the instrument well enough to get in a band, and has the first live experiences in the local area. By 2001 co-founds a new band called “Air to Brains”, a 70’s rock tribute band( later an originals band) and with them,and later also with “Just Married” hard rock band, walks a lot of stages including Milan city and province. he studies privately first with Gianmaria Ferrario and later with Francesco Marchese until 2012, when he moves to London to pursue a Bachelor in Popular music Performance. Here he graduates in a few years, and starts working in the Music Industry, touring small and big stages in London and UK with bands/artists such as Plastic Barricades, Maida Vales, Dahlia Blue, Lir Shilton, Dolly Spectra, Cow Family and Many others. In parallel he develops an interest in Musical Theatre in the years, bringing him to play in dozens of shows and learning to play Double Bass and Bow technique. Daniele performed in places such as WEST END LIVE 2017(Trafalgar Square) and the O2 (Indigo) with "Blues Brothers summer special" , ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL with the NYO directed by Marin Alsop performing Bernstein, THE OTHER PALACE Theatre with "Prom Queen", and many other theatres and stages around London. Activities and Performances MOST RECENT ACTIVITIES (London) : Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Merrily we roll Along" September 2018, Putney Arts Theatre. Cygnet Players. Resident Double Bass/Bass Player in the Musical show "Elephant Steps" August 2018, Arcola Theatre, London Resident Double Bass Player in the Musical show "Sweeney Todd" July/August 2018, Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Cornwall (+preview in Barn Theatre, Oxted) Resident Bass Player in the Musical show preview "Prom Queen" June/July2018, The Other Palace Theatre, London Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "The Wizard of oz" June 2018, Peacock theatre Holborn Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Rent" June 2018, East Grinstead Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Pippin" May 2018, Bridewell Theatre, Sedos. Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Full Monty" April 2018, Epsom Playhouse. Electric Bass Player for Bernstein's Mass (conductor Marin Alsop, National youth Orchestra), 6/7 Apr 2018, Royal Festival Hall. Bass player and backing vocalist DEP for various function bands (2013 - current) Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Kiss me Kate" March 2018, BRIT School Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Dogfight" March 2018, Bridewell Theatre, Sedos. Bass player for the show "The Blues Brothers", NHS Awards - 23 November 2017 Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" November 2017, Bridewell Theatre, Sedos. Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" October 2017, Brentwood Theatre, Essex Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "The Pirate Queen" October 2017, Adrian Mann Theatre, Epsom Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "9 to 5" September 2017, Putney Arts Theatre. Cygnet Players Plastic Barricades Album "Mechanics of Life" released 16 September 2017 Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "The Wiz" July 2017, Central Fundation Girl's School. WEST END LIVE 2017 - Bass player for the show "The Blues Brothers" summer special, 24 June 2017 - Trafalgar Square Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Lend Me a Tenor", May/June 2017, John McIntosh Theatre, Fulham, WLOS. Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Return to the forbidden planet", May 2017, St Peter's Church Hall, Woodmansterne, WDOS Annie and the make believe - Bass Player, concerts in London, May 2017 Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "The Wiz" March 2017, Hammersmith Academy. Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" February 2017 c/o London Oratory School Theatre. Cygnet Players. Lir Shilton - Bass Player, June-Dec 2016 Cabaret Show, 30th june-1st July, Wimbledon Village Club, WLOS. Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Evita" May 2016, Bridewell Theatre, Centre Stage. Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "Full Monthy" September/October 2015 c/o Putney Arts Theatre. Cygnet Players. Plastic Barricades - live at "Solarsphere Festival", Wales 16 August 2015 Bass Player for the resident band at "We Jam" jam session nights c/o Kimos Bar Blue Dahlia - Bass Player for London and Colchester concerts of EUROPEAN tour August 2015 Cecilia G. - Bass Player for Manchester and London concerts May/June 2015 Dolly Spectra - Bass Player for London concert March/2015 Resident Bass Player in the Musical show "The Witches of Eastwick" from 18th to 21st February 2015 c/o London Oratory School Theatre. Cygnet Players. Plastic Barricades "Masterminds" UK tour Aug/Sept 2014 Bass and keyboard player, backing vocalist for “Plastic Barricades” (July2013 - current ) Session musician for Icmp in BA Songwriting,Higher Diploma and Part time courses (2012 - current) Sound Engineer (mixing) for Plastic Barricades recordings PAST ACTIVITIES (Italy) : Bass Player, backing vocalist for “Air to Brains” (70s Rock tribute band and Originals - 2001 to 2012) Bass Player, backing vocalist for “Just Married hard rock band” (function rock band from 2008 to 2012) Singer for “Coro da camera di Varese” (Choir, bass, classical and contemporary repertoire - 2000 to 2012)

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Musical theatre, Electronic, Electronica, Drum 'n' Bass, 1920s era music, 1990s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Folk rock, Irish rock, Rockabilly, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Marching, Noise music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Arabic, Argentinian, Armenian, Asian music, Australian music, Balkan, Bavarian oompah, Bollywood, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Calypso, Caribbean music, Choro, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, French music, German music, Greek music, Hawaiian music, Indian music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Mariachi, Merengue, Polish music, Polka, Polynesian music, Reggae, Russian music, Salsa, Samba, Scottish music, Ska, Skiffle, Spanish music, Tango
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Instruments:
Bass Guitar, Synthesiser
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Sound technician, Arranger, Actor, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Short performance (up to 15 min)£125
Up to 1 hour£230
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£380

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Hugo G, 3 years ago

Daniele was fantastic. Brought great musical and lyrical insight to an Italian reversion of a global confectionary brand. Thank you!

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Ruth H, 1 year ago

I just wanted to send a final note of thanks for your hard work on the MASS performances, you were all absolutely wonderful. I hope you really enjoyed the experience. You've been wonderful to work with and I hope we get to do more again in future.

Louis (, 2 years ago

Dear team West End Live! (Blues brothers summer's special Band) I just wanted to say the most massive THANK YOU for what you did to make West End Live happen. You are a bunch of legends.

From other musicians:

Alessandro Lombardo
16th April 2016
Alessandro Lombardo

Daniele is an amazing player!