Humbly honoured to have translated and dubbed in Italian Jaco’s electric method bass DVD. Published in Italy by Volontè & Co. I feel privileged to have given Jaco my voice...
I share with you my great pride and joy for saxophinist Eric Marienthal has joined my album project as featured artist! Winner of 2 Grammy Awards, Eric went on...
Born and raised in Rome Alex moved to London where he graduated in Popular Music Performance – BMus (Hons), at the University of West London.
Alex’s publishes his fusion progressive debut album Beyond on December 9th 2017 with guest artists Marco Minnemann on drums (Aristocrats), keyboard Wizard Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Eric Marienthal (Chick Corea Elektric Band), Jesus Molina and Tomasz Bura on piano and guitarist, composer and co-producer Roby Meola.
Alex holds masterclasses and clinic worldwide invited by music colleges including the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, BIMM and the ICMP in London. Alex did his very first masterclass at the Tech Music School in London while he was still a student there.
Endorser for World’s top musical instrument companies Alex performs at international music shows such as the NAMM Show, Frankfurt Musikmesse, Euro Bass Day and the London Bass Guitar Show.
Alex has featured and interviewed on Bass Guitar Magazine, German Bass Quarterly and Italian Chitarre magazines. He also contributes with lessons and articles to Bass Musician Magazine, JazzItalia.it and MusicOff.com online communities.
BEYOND is a 63 minutes of intense instrumental music – a mix of fusion, progressive, jazz, rock, big band, latin, heavy metal and funk that goes beyond the genres categorisation.
(London, UK) – Independent bassist Alex Lofoco releases his fusion progressive debut album Beyond, available on all digital stores on December 9th 2017. Recorded in London, New York, Boston, San Diego and mastered at Abbey Road Studios, Beyond showcases some of the World’s best musicians coming together in the seven album tracks. Collaborations include drummer Marco Minnemann (Aristocrats), keyboardist Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Eric Marienthal on the saxophone (Chick Corea Elektric Band), and guitarist, composer and co-producer Roby Meola.
1. Rolling The Stone (09:12)
2. Resurrection (08:44)
3. Grace (09:24)
4. Earthquake (09:43)
5. Mystery Of Faith (09:54)
6. The Spear (08:51)
7. Beyond (07:49)
Alex translated and dubbed the Italian version of Jaco Pastorius Modern Electric Bass – by Volontè & Co.
Private online Skype lessons with Alex.
75min lesson and 5 lessons mini course packages available.
Aiming to inspire and boost music creativity, Alex masterclass analyses all aspects of the instrument to create a bridge between its primary role in the rhythm section and advanced solo bass and arrangement concepts.
Elements of mechanics, techniques, practice routines, styles and arrangement are broken down and discussed in the Q&A session.
√ Bass Mechanics
√ Timing & Groove
√ Harmony & Theory
√ Gear & Tone
Performances and improvisations through changes, songs and solo bass pieces are to show the flexibility of the modern electric bass in contemporary music.
Explore and experiment to unlock the musical potential of any player at any level.