Luca Alemanno. Originally from Lecce, Italy, Luca Alemanno is considered by critics and musicians “among the finest young and modern jazz musicians that currently Italy has to offer”. He was awarded 1st Prize at the 2009 European Bass day. At the age of 19, he received 2 scholarships to attend Berklee School of Music (Boston). He achieved a diploma in Classical Double Bass at “T.Schipa Conservatory of Music” (Lecce) and a second one in Jazz Electric Bass at “G.Martucci Conservatory of Music” (Salerno). In 2016 Luca won the audition at the world renewed “Thelonoius Monk Institute of Jazz Performance” class of 2018 in Los Angeles. The panel was composed by Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Jimmy Heat, Kenny Burrell among the others. Luca is the first Italian musician who achieved this goal. Touring, recording and performing in all over the world he is currently part of several projects, including Fabrizio Bosso Quartet, Anne Ducros Quartet, Stanley Jordan Trio, Nicola Conte Jazz Combo. A musician with diverse interests and a wide range of abilities, Luca has performed ( in Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, U.K., Canada, U.S.A., Japan, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Angola, Russia, Germany, Turkey, Sweden, Denmark, Greece, Belarus, Ukraine, Kosovo, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Belgium, Serbia, Bulgaria, Holland) with international jazz artists such as: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Joe Lovano, Stanley Jordan, Kenwood, Dennard, Maria Schneider, Jerry Bergonzi, Mark Giuliana, Jason Lindner,
Enrico Pieranunzi, Fabrizio Bosso, Flavio Boltro, Rosario Giuliani, Anne Ducros, Logan Ritchardson, Kim Plainfield, Bill O’Connel, Teppo Makynen, Magnus Lindgren, Nicola Conte among the others.