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Mr Andrea Basiola

Biography

I'm an experienced guitar player and guitar teacher. I've been playing for about 12 years, with function, cover and original bands and I'm still doing it.

FROM 2004 TO 2008 (In ITALY): I played in various cover bands in and
around my city Cremona, in Italy.

In the meanwhile I was receiving guitar lessons from guitarist Mattia Tedesco (currently touring with italian artist Gianluca Grignani and Dolcenera) at the “Pontesound” Music School in Cremona, my hometown.
– 2005: I recorded guitar parts for 2 instrumental albums by drummer Marino Bocelli in Cremona.
– 2005: I recorded a demo CD with my band called S.A.T.O (Ozzy Osbourne tribute band).
– 2006: I attended an intensive course with guitar teacher Donato Begotti at the “Pontesound” School. The course lasted 3 months and it covered guitar theory and technique.
– May 2006: Played at the “Motorock” Summer Music Festival in Cremona
– 2007: I was giving private guitar lessons to people aged 15-25 in Cremona for 1 year
– 2008: I recorded a demo CD with my cover band “Rock Machine”
– 2009: I won a scolarship to attend the “One Year Diploma” course at the Tech Music Schools in Acton, London. While attending the course I was writing articles for the italian music magazine “Chitarre”

FROM 2009 TO 2012 (In LONDON):

– From September 2009 to June 2010 I studied at the Tech Music Schools in Acton. At the end of the course I received the “One Year Diploma”
– While studying I was playing with pop/rock band “Ginger Jellies” and gigging all around London.
– JANUARY 2011: I took part in a music video from the band “STIFF ALL STARS”. The song is called “Something for the weekend”.
– In FEBRUARY 2010 I joined a classic rock band called KILL FOR EDEN,
http://www.killforeden.com, and I'm currently playing with them.
– JUNE 2010: I played at the legendary “Shepherds Bush Empire” 02 Academy in Shepherds Bush, London, for the Tech Music Schools Graduation event.
– SEPTEMBER 2010: I did some online guitar lessons which still appear on the website: http://www.mattsguitarlessons.co.uk/index.html
– FROM OCTOBER 2010: played with artist Simon James White, doing some gigs in and outside London. http://sjwrocks.com
– NOVEMBER 2010: I recorded the first EP “Kerosene” with Kill For Eden, preparing for a single release in March 2011.
– JANUARY 2011: I started to write songs for a project called “Future Shock”. With Future Shock I gigged in London and I recorded the first EP, released in December 2011.
– FROM JUNE 2011: I joined the company “West London Music Tutors”, and I started to give weekly guitar lessons in London. I also worked as a guitar tutor for James Grynier, and I'm still doing it with an average number of 10 students per week.
– JUNE 2011: I recorded the first EP with my band Future Shock.
– NOVEMBER 2011: I started recording the first album with my band Kill For Eden, for a release in September 2012.
– APRIL 2012 : The self-titled EP “Future shock” is released online
- JUNE 2012 : Andrea and his band Future Shock win the BEST INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCE on the UNSIGNED MUSIC AWARDS 2012 on Playmusic Magazine. The prize is a guitar and a bass from the Fret King brand and a full page interview on the July issue of Playmusic.
- JULY 2012 : Andrea gets a guitar endorsement with the company FRET KING

Contact Andrea

Address: Greater London
W3 6AH
Phone: 07879822235
Mobile: 07879822235
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00

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