Showing 15 results in the category Double bass players.
Musical Saw, Bass, Vc
Moelfre, Cwm Pennant, Garndolbenmaen, Gwynedd, LL51 9AX
Vale Cottage, The Hamlet, Templecombe, BA8 0HJ
In demand as both a performer and a composer, Edgar Meyer has formed a role in the music world unlike any other. Hailed by The New Yorker as “...the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively un-chronicled history of his instrument”, Mr. Meyer’s unparalleled technique and musicianship in combination with his gift for composition have brought him to the fore, where he is appreciated by a vast, varied audience.
357 Kenton Rd, Harrow, HA3 0XS
A dynamic presence on the podium, Jurek Dybał has been captivating audiences as conductor, soloist, recitalist and chamber musician as well as being Associate Principal double-bass in the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vienna State Opera Orchestra. Following in the footsteps of such prominent double bassists/conductors as Bottesini, Koussevitzky and Zubin Mehta, Dybał is founder and chief conductor of the "[Paderewski Chamber Orchestra]". He performed with his orchestra on many important European festivals (among others under prestigious patronage of presidents of Germany and Poland).
Double Bass Virtuoso. Until recently principal double bass with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, South African born Leon Bosch performs around the world as soloist and is director of the ensemble I Musicanti. Now based in Britain, he teaches at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and at summer schools and courses internationally. His recording of music by Dittersdorf is available on Meridian.
30 Icknield Way, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 4ET, United Kingdom
Swan House, Bramfield, IP19 9HU, United Kingdom
Garcia-Fons started his musical studies at an early age. At five years old he picked up playing the piano, switched to classical guitar at eight, then turned to rock in his teens, and finally settling for the upright bass when he was 16. He got formal musical training at the Conservatoire de Paris, where he studied with François Rabbath who taught him his special technique of playing arco. Garcia-Fons is known for his melodic sense and his viola-like col arco sound; he is sometimes referred to as "the Paganini of double bass.
Friars Cottage, Bucks Hill, Kings Langley, WD4 9BR, United Kingdom
6 Colebrooke Ave, London, W13 8JY, United Kingdom