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John Patitucci

Biography

Born: December 22, 1959; Brooklyn, NY  
One of the top bassists of the 1990s (on both acoustic and electric), Patitucci's speed, very clear tone, and versatility are quite impressive. He started playing bass when he was 11, grew up in Northern California, and in 1978 moved south near Los Angeles. He played with Gap Mangione (1979) while going to college, and during 1982-1985 worked in Los Angeles with Tom Scott, Robben Ford, Stan Getz, Larry Carlton, Dave Grusin, Ernie Watts, Freddie Read more Hubbard, and others, in addition to becoming a studio musician. In 1985, he gained a high profile when he joined Chick Corea as a regular member of both the Elektric and Akoustic bands. Patitucci toured and recorded extensively with Corea and made a series of his own diverse sessions for GRP and Stretch (although he is not as strong a composer as he is a bassist). John Patitucci left the Elektric Band in the early '90s but continued working with Corea on an occasional basis. Read less
Browse 1-3 of 3 Available Recordings
  • 1.
    City Of Dreams / Gil Goldstein
    Label: Blue Note Records   Catalog: 93893 Release Date: 06/28/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Jaco Pastorius,  Richard Rodgers,  Gil Goldstein,  Egberto Gismonti  ... 
    Performer:  Don Alias,  Lenny White,  John Patitucci,  Gil Goldstein  ... 
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  • 2.
    Dialogues with Double Bass / Jeremy McCoy
    Label: Bridge   Catalog: 9163 Release Date: 02/22/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gioachino Rossini,  Reinhold Gliere,  Giovanni Bottesini,  Jean Françaix  ... 
    Performer:  Steven Doane,  Jeremy McCoy,  Ira Weller,  John Patitucci  ... 
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  • 3.
    20/21 - Turnage: Scorched/ Scofield, Erskine, Patitucci, Etc
    Label: Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 000141602 Release Date: 01/13/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Mark-Anthony Turnage
    Performer:  John Scofield,  John Patitucci,  Peter Erskine
    Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Hr-Bigband
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