PRIDE & JOY MUSIC is proud to announce the signing of Italian bass player and composer ALBERTO RIGONI! “Bassorama” is his fifth solo album and once again combines the finest elements from the genres Funk, Electro, Pop, Rock and Experimental.
The album will be released on April 15th 2016 through Edel Music and Come Back Media distribution.
Video clips for the tracks “Bass Guy” and “Future Funk“ can be ween below:
This album features guest appearances by bassists Doug Wimbish (Living Colour), Divinity ROXX (Beyoncé), Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani), Nik West (Prince), Steve Lawson , Anna Sentina, Lars Lehmann (UFO, Vinnie Moore) and Remco Hendrix.
Alberto Rigoni is an Italian bass player and composer, internationally known for his career as a solo artist and as a member of the progressive rock band TwinSpirits, Lady & THE BASS and co-producer of the Vivaldi Metal Project.
His solo albums (Something Different, Rebirth, Three Wise Monkeys and Overloaded, worldwide released between 2008 and 2014), between progressive rock metal and fusion, also feature legendary musicians such as Kevin Moore (ex Dream Theater), Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree, King Crimson), Göran Edman (ex Yngwie Malmsteen), Michael Manring and many others.
Alberto has been featured on the cover of magazine such as Bass Magazine Japan, Bass Musician Magazine (Japan), Bajos Y Bajistas (Spain) and Basista (Poland). Moreover, on March 2015 the prestigious Bass Guitar Magazine (UK) released Alberto’s CD anthology called “Into THE BASS”.
Alberto has also recorded for several international artists such as Italian pop singer Alexia and is now playing bass with Canadian rock singer and songwriter Kim Bingham (Nelly Furtado), The Italians and the Crystal Music Project, sharing stages with artists such as Alan Parsons, Jørn Lande, Paul Gilbert and others.
Rigoni is now releasing his fifth solo album BASSORAMA which will also feature Doug Wimbish, Divinity ROXX, Stu Hamm, Nik West, Steve Lawson, Anna Sentina, Lars Lehmann and Remco Hendrix.
Line-up: Alberto Rigoni (all instruments), Divinity ROXX (Beyoncé, bass on #5), Nik West (Prince, bass on #10), Stu Hamm (Satriani, Gambale, bass on #3), Lars Lehmann (Vinnie Moore, UFO; bass on #6, ), Doug Wimbish (Living Color, bass on #4), Anna Sentina (bass on #2), Steve Lawson (bass on #6), Remco Hendrix (bass on #7 & 9)