Dario Deidda, musician, arranger, composer, double bassist and bass player from Salerno, Italy. He is considered one of the best Italian bassists in the world.

He won, in fact, for eight consecutive times the award for best Italian bassist at the Jazzit Award.

Coming from a family of musicians, Dario Deidda began studying music at an early age. At the age of six, he studied piano together with his father and brothers. He then turned his attention to drums and finally landed on the electric bass.

At the age of 13, he enrolled at the Salerno Conservatory of Music, attending the classical double bass class.

Attracted mainly to modern composers, he is passionate about jazz without disdaining other genres of music. In fact, in ’99 he played in Pino Daniele’s band and later with Fiorella Mannoia. He currently plays in the Kurt Rosenwinkel Standars Trio and Quintet, along with guitarist Mark Turner and drummer Marcus Gilmore.

After graduating in classical double bass, he recorded with the Sonora Art Quartet and then with the Deidda Brothers. Recordings with the Salerno Liberty Cirty Band and Trycicle followed. Can’t miss Cuban Stories with brother Alfonso and percussionist Ernesttico Rodriguez.

Other bands in which he plays are Gegè Telesforo’s “Pure Funk Live” and on tours in Italy with Carl Anderson.

It also includes appearances in TV bands in various programs, such as: “The Sanremo Case,” “D.O.C.,” “M. Costanzo Show” with Tullio De Piscopo, “Comedians,” “Will They Be Promoted,” “The Eighth Dwarf,” and “Roxy Bar.”

He has collaborated with a number of nationally and internationally renowned artists in both jazz, pop and rock. That is, Marcus Miller, Ben Sidran, Vinnie Colaiuta. Again, Michel Petrucciani, Benny Golson, Randy Brecker and many others.

Also, Pino Daniele, Massimo Urbani, Enrico Pieranunzi, Danilo Rea. Also, Pino Daniele, Massimo Urbani, Enrico Pieranunzi, Danilo Rea. Julian Oliver Mazzariello, Stefano Di Battista. He has collaborated with Marina Rei, Elisa, Max Gazzè, Alex Britti, Niccolò Fabi, Carmen Consoli and many others.


Dario Deidda

Dario Deidda
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