Double Bassist

Enrique Galassi

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About Enrique

Double Bassist
London
Enrique is a Classical Trained Double Bass Player graduated from Trinity College of Music that specialises in Tango Music

London based Double Bass player Enrique Galassi, graduated from Trinity College of Music in 2007. A classical trained musician, his repertoire goes from Classical to Contemporary. In his hometown, Bahia Blanca (Argentina) he has played for several years at the Symphony Orchestra of the City. In London he has been performing a wide variety of orchestral and chamber repertoire since 2005. While he was a student at TCM he won the Vernon Elliot Prize for Double Bass in 2004. He has also attended master classes with Rinat Ibraguimov, Alex Henery and Corrado Canonici. In 2005 Enrique founded “Del Plata Quintet” a Tango Quintet focusing on the “Tango Nuevo” of Astor Piazzolla with who he toured around UK. Enrique has also been a professor at Dartington International Summer School (Tango Course). At present he is a member of The London Tango Orchestra and he works as a Freelance Double Bass player with Orchestras and chamber groups and he is in special demand among Tango groups and soloists. He just recently founded “The Teddington Orquesta Tipica” A school Orchestra that he conducts and is intended for people to learn the Style of Tango.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Electronic, Industrial, Techno, Ambient, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Latin jazz, Avant garde, Experimental, Acoustic, World music, Argentinian, Armenian, Arabic, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Caribbean music, Choro, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, French music, German music, Greek music, Hawaiian music, Indian music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Russian music, Spanish music, Tango
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Instruments:
Double bass, Double Bass
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Fluent sight-reader
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Song list

Koussevitzky Concerto op 3
Dragonetti Concerto in A minor
Bottesini Concerto in B minor
Elegy in D (G.Bottesini)
Henry Eccles Sonata in A minor
Vivaldi Sonatas
Contrabajeando (Astor Piazzolla)
Kicho (Astor Piazzolla)
David Ellis (Sonata for solo Bass)

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Toby H, 2 years ago

Absolutely first-rate player! Played excellently and sensitively on the day, managing some difficult repertoire at very short notice. Would thoroughly recommend this fantastic musician.

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Toby H, 3 years ago

Absolutely first-rate player! Played excellently and sensitively on the day, managing some difficult repertoire at very short notice. Would thoroughly recommend this fantastic musician

Chris O, 1 year ago

Enrique is a first-class player who has worked with my orchestra in several concerts at late notice and in little rehearsal. He has led the section fantastically in a variety of repertoire all played with style and quality.

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Fiona Dwanell Pacquette

Enrique has performed with my orchestra and strings ensembles a few times. He is a very experienced, versatile Double Bassist and has a very nice personality - easy to get along with. Always punctual and very reliable, a couple of events where I couldn't get hold of Bass players, Enrique stepped in at short notice and is an excellent sight- reader. He is one of my regular Bassists now. I would highly recommend him!