Basso, Gianni

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Portrait of Gianni Basso (click to view image source)
Gianni Basso
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Name
Basso, Gianni Gender: M
Giovanni Giuseppe Basso
born on 24 May 1931 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Asti, Italy, 44n54, 8e12
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 01°52' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 21°09 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 21°48'



Biography

Italian jazz musician, he played the tenor saxophone. He began his professional music career on the clarinet, playing in post-war Germany and Belgium in the 1940s. In 1954, he partnered with Oscar Valdambrini, a composer/arranger and trumpeter. The pair and their band became the most popular jazz combo in Italy in the 1950s, often accompanying greats like Billie Holiday and Chet Baker and later Sarah Vaughan. His many albums, recorded over six decades, include the 2011 release of "Swiss Radio Days" vol. 24.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Italian)

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Baker, Chet (born 23 December 1929)

Events

  • Death, Cause unspecified 17 August 2009
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2011 ("Swiss Radio Days" CD, vol. 24)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher has birth certificate in hand

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Tenor sax)

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