STEFANO SENNI Musician Bassist Composer Teacher

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STEFANO SENNI

Contrabbassista, bassista, compositore, didatta.


Ha cominciato a suonare il contrabbasso a 20 anni. Ha un diploma conseguito presso i Civici Corsi di jazz di Milano anche se si considera più che altro un autodidatta. 


     Nel corso della sua carriera ha suonato nei seguenti paesi : Svizzera, Austria, Inghilterra, Germania, Spagna, Francia, Slovenia, Croazia, Portogallo, Polonia, USA, Estonia, Lettonia, Emirati Arabi Uniti, Tunisia, Cuba, Messico, Irlanda, Olanda, Belgio, Norvegia, Indonesia, Macedonia, Giappone, Canada, Serbia, Romania, Ungheria, Slovacchia, Lituania...


    In vari Festival e Rassegne : Terni, Tabarka, Iseo jazz, festival jazz di Milano, Pavia, Palermo di scena, Urbino, Trieste, Pescara, San Marino, Crotone, Cefalù, Trapani, Etna jazz, Torino JVC festival, Vicenza, Campania jazz, Philip Morris festival di Bologna, Feltre, Mosciano S.Angelo, Avellino, Lugo, Castelbuono, Marigliano, Nuoro, S.Anna Arresi, Cremona, Mantova, Brescia, Verona, Vignola, Mori, Teano, Bellante, Teggiano, Matera, Padova Porsche Jazz festival, Paris JVC Jazz festival, Autumn jazz Campobasso, Castiglione delle Stiviere, Jazz Image Villa Celimontana, Laigueglia, Albinea, Jazz flirt Formia, European JazzExpo Cagliari, Dubai international jazz festival, Bergamo, Foligno Young Jazz, Jazz Plaza L'Havana, Dublin, InnTone Diersbach, Mai Jazz Stavanger, Top Jazz Reggio Calabria, Catanzaro, Piacenza, Sudtirol Jazz Festival, Umbria Jazz, North Sea Jazz Festival, Brianza Open Jazz, Vigo Imaxina Sons, Roccella Jonica, Benevento, Grey Cat Jazz fest, Madeira, Madrid, Umbria Jazz Winter, Jakarta Java Jazz Festival, Clusone, Skopje jazz festival, London, Saskatoon, Muntagninjazz, Taphros jazz La Maddalena, Ravello Festival, Sibiu Jazz&More, Villa-Real, Ravenna Festival, Barga, Pomigliano D'Arco, Bonn Jazz Festival, Albenga, Serravalle, Vilnius...

 

     Ha suonato con questi e altri grandi musicisti : Tony Scott, Art Farmer, Enrico Rava, Stefano Bollani, Benny Golson, Cedar Walton, Lee Konitz, Barry Harris, Steve Grossman, Randy Brecker, Jimmy Owens, Bobby Watson, Bob Mover, George Cables, Eliot Zigmund, Renè Utreger, Oscar Klein, Joy Garrison, Mark Murphy, Michelle Hendricks, Dusko Gojkovic, Franco Ambrosetti, Rachel Gould, Tom Kirkpatrick, Steve Ellington, Larry Smith, Bob Sands, John Mosca, Silvia Droste, Hugo Heredia, Paula West, Thomas Moeckel, Kurt Weiss, Albert Bover, Kyle Gregory, Robert Bonisolo, Joan Cartwright, Tom Harrell, Keith Copeland, Carl Fontana, Tardo Hammer, Oscar Noriega, Ronnie Matthews, Ray Mantilla, Alain Jean-Marie, Eddie Henderson, Chris Speed, Jim Snidero, Jay Rodriguez, Bobby Durham, Ralph Alessi, George Robert, Anthony Coleman, Carl Allen, Vincent Herring, Joris Dudli, Danny Grissett, Matt Renzi, Mike Abene, Jay Clayton, Lew Tabackin, Cecil Bridgewater, Ben Riley, Garrison Fewell, Kate Baker, Damon Brown, Irio De Paula, Dave Schnitter, Bob Mintzer, Carol Sudhalter, Doug Little, Rory Stuart, Jimmy Weinstein, Charli Persip, Tobias Delius, Sean Bergin, Han Bennink, Jeff Davis, Richard Galliano, Alexis Cardenas, Clarence Penn, Raphael Mejias, Frank Marocco, Ferenc Nemeth, Michael Blake, Ron Horton, Michael Sarin, James Zollar, Christian Escoudè, Steven Bernstein, Frank Lacy, Don Byron, Jeff Ballard, Elio Villafranca, Francisco Mela, Michael Marcus, Rob Mazurek, Joel Holmes, John Abercrombie, John Ellis, Jeff Hirshfield, Nicole Mitchell, Dena DeRose, Anat Cohen, Jason Lindner, Daniel Freedman, Yonathan Avishai, Aaron Goldberg, Joe Magnarelli, Terell Stafford, Kevin Hays, Nir Felder, Shawnn Monteiro …


     E' membro stabile, tra le innumerevoli collaborazioni, del collettivo ElGallorojo, del Parco Della Musica Jazz Lab diretto da Enrico Rava, del quintetto "I Visionari" di Stefano Bollani.


      E' presente in oltre 70 incisioni discografiche. Nel 2011 ha vinto il referendum nazionale indetto dalla rivista "Insound" nella categoria Contrabbasso.


     Insegna contrabbasso jazz al Conservatorio "F.Venezze" di Rovigo dal 2005, presso il Conservatorio "G.Frescobaldi" di Ferrara dal 2012 e presso il conservatorio "C.Pollini" di Padova dal 2014. Inoltre ha tenuto lezioni e masterclasses in varie parti del mondo, per esempio : Coimbra (Portogallo) - Sitio de Sons; Nis (Serbia) - Nisville; Hamburg (Germania) - Birdland; Saskatoon (Canada) - TD High School Jazz Intensive. Ha partecipato come insegnante di contrabbasso jazz e combo alle edizioni 2012, 2013 e 2014 del Summer Jazz Workshop a Chioggia (Italia), patrocinato da VenetoJazz e come parte integrante della faculty di insegnanti della New School of Music di New York.

         



STEFANO SENNI

Double bass player, Composer, Teacher.


      I play the BASS because the sound of the bass is the mirror of life : sun, forest, wind, love and drama. 


     I started playing the double bass when I was 20. I've got a graduation from Civici Corsi di jazz in Milano, but I consider myself basically self-taught. 


     I have played in the following countries : Switzerland, Austria, England, Germany, Spain, France, Slovenia, Croatia, Portugal, Poland, USA, Estonia, Latvia, United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Cuba, Mexico, Ireland, Holland, Belgium, Norway, Indonesia, Macedonia, Japan, Canada, Serbia, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Lithuania...  

    

     In various festivals : Terni, Tabarka, Iseo jazz, festival jazz di Milano, Pavia, Palermo di scena, Urbino, Trieste, Pescara, San Marino, Crotone, Cefalù, Trapani, Etna jazz, Torino JVC festival, Vicenza, Campania jazz, Philip Morris festival di Bologna, Feltre, Mosciano S.Angelo, Avellino, Lugo, Castelbuono, Marigliano, Nuoro, S.Anna Arresi, Cremona, Mantova, Brescia, Verona, Vignola, Mori, Teano, Bellante, Teggiano, Matera, Padova Porsche Jazz festival, Paris JVC Jazz festival, Autumn jazz Campobasso, Castiglione delle Stiviere, Jazz Image Villa Celimontana, Laigueglia, Albinea, Jazz flirt Formia, European JazzExpo Cagliari, Dubai international jazz festival, Bergamo, Foligno Young Jazz, Jazz Plaza L'Havana, Dublin, InnTone Diersbach, Mai Jazz Stavanger, Top Jazz Reggio Calabria, Catanzaro, Piacenza, Sudtirol Jazz Festival, Umbria Jazz, North Sea Jazz Festival, Brianza Open jazz, Vigo Imaxina Sons, Roccella Jonica, Benevento, Grey Cat Jazz fest, Madeira, Madrid, Umbria Jazz Winter, Jakarta Java Jazz Festival, Clusone, Skopje jazz festival, London, Saskatoon, Muntagninjazz, Taphros jazz La Maddalena, Ravello Festival, Sibiu Jazz&More, Villa-Real, Ravenna Festival, Barga, Pomigliano D'Arco, Bonn Jazz Festival, Albenga, Serravalle, Vilnius ... 


     I have played with these fine musicians and many others : Tony Scott, Art Farmer, Enrico Rava, Stefano Bollani, Benny Golson, Cedar Walton, Lee Konitz, Barry Harris, Steve Grossman, Randy Brecker, Jimmy Owens, Bobby Watson, Bob Mover, George Cables, Eliot Zigmund, Renè Utreger, Oscar Klein, Joy Garrison, Mark Murphy, Michelle Hendricks, Dusko Gojkovic, Franco Ambrosetti, Rachel Gould, Tom Kirkpatrick, Steve Ellington, Larry Smith, Bob Sands, John Mosca, Silvia Droste, Hugo Heredia, Paula West, Thomas Moeckel, Kurt Weiss, Albert Bover, Kyle Gregory, Robert Bonisolo, Joan Cartwright, Tom Harrell, Keith Copeland, Carl Fontana, Tardo Hammer, Oscar Noriega, Ronnie Matthews, Ray Mantilla, Alain Jean-Marie, Eddie Henderson, Chris Speed, Jim Snidero, Jay Rodriguez, Bobby Durham, Ralph Alessi, George Robert, Anthony Coleman, Carl Allen, Vincent Herring, Joris Dudli, Danny Grissett, Matt Renzi, Mike Abene, Jay Clayton, Lew Tabackin, Cecil Bridgewater, Ben Riley, Garrison Fewell, Kate Baker, Damon Brown, Irio De Paula, Dave Schnitter, Bob Mintzer, Carol Sudhalter, Doug Little, Rory Stuart, Jimmy Weinstein, Charli Persip, Tobias Delius, Sean Bergin, Han Bennink, Jeff Davis, Richard Galliano, Alexis Cardenas, Clarence Penn, Raphael Mejias, Frank Marocco, Ferenc Nemeth, Michael Blake, Ron Horton, Michael Sarin, James Zollar, Christian Escoudè, Steven Bernstein, Frank Lacy, Don Byron, Jeff Ballard, Francisco Mela, Michael Marcus, Rob Mazurek, Joel Holmes, John Abercrombie, John Ellis, Jeff Hirshfield, Nicole Mitchell, Dena DeRose, Anat Cohen, Jason Lindner, Daniel Freedman, Yonathan Avishai, Aaron Goldberg, Joe Magnarelli, Terell Stafford, Kevin Hays, Nir Felder, Shawnn Monteiro …


         I have recorded more than 70 albums. In 2011 I won the annual "Double Bass" poll by the magazine "Insound". Among the various band and projects I play with, I am member of the "Parco della Musica Jazz Lab", based at the Auditorium in Rome, and led by Enrico Rava; and also I join the "Visionari" quintet led by Stefano Bollani.


     I teach jazz bass at "F.Venezze" Conservatory in Rovigo, Italy since 2005, at "G.Frescobaldi" Conservatory in Ferrara since 2012 and at "C.Pollini" Conservatory in Padova since 2014. I've also given masterclasses around the world, such as : Coimbra (Portugal) - Sitio de Sons; Nis (Serbia) - Nisville; Hamburg (Germany) - Birdland; Saskatoon (Canada) - TD High School Jazz Intensive. I've taught jazz bass at the SummerJazz Workshop in Chioggia (Italy) in 2012 ,2013 and 2014, sponsored by VenetoJazz and being part of the Faculty of the New School of Music in New York.