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ABOUT ALEX

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 releases his progressive fusion debut album Beyond in December 2017, featuring guest artists Marco Minnemann on drums (Aristocrats), keyboard Wizard Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Eric Marienthal (Chick Corea Elektric Band), Jesus Molina 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.

In 2018 Alex publishes his unique method for guitar and bass SCALE COLOUR SYSTEM – an innovative way to learn the fretboard and unlock your playing. In a short perdiod it has received high praise from both press and world-class musicians, and it has been sold in over 30 countries worldwide.

Endorsing 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 on Bass Guitar Magazine, Bass Quarterly, De Bassist and Chitarre magazines, and he also contributes with lessons and articles to Bass Musician Magazine and MusicOff.com.


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“Hugely impressive and incendiary debut album”
– The Progressive Aspect

 

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.

Track Listing:
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)

Album cover by Justyna Koziczak: ‘The Ark’ 2017, Oil on wood.

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EDUCATION

SCALE COLOUR SYSTEM

   ★★★★★
   “I wish I had a copy of this book when I was starting out!”
    – Michael Manring

   ★★★★★

   “If traditional bass method and theory books have left you feeling bewildered & confused, then this book could well be a game changer!”

    – Dave Swift (Jools Holland Band)

   ★★★★★
   “Highly recommended for those wishing to become masters of bass.”
    – Neil Murray (Whitesnake, Black Sabbath)

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A unique and innovative system to study music and intuitively map and internalise Notes, Scales and Shapes over the entire fretboard. Visualise the Fretboard & Unlock Your Playing.

New Italian Edition OUT NOW

ALL THE NOTES YOU NEED ARE ALREADY UNDER YOUR FINGERS. USE THEM RESPONSIBLY.



Lessons

Check out more free lessons and articles on MusicOff.com, Bass Musician Magazine and JazzItalia.it.




 

 

 

Alex translated and dubbed the Italian version of Jaco Pastorius Modern Electric Bass – published by Volontè & Co.



 Bass Masterclass

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, music styles and solo bass arrangement are broken down and discussed in the Q&A session.

√  Bass Mechanics
√  Timing & Groove
√  Soloing
√  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.


Online Tuition


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ALEX’s GEAR


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SCALE COLOUR SYSTEM
Bass, Vol.1 – Scales
$24.00
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SCALE COLOUR SYSTEM
Basso, Vol.1 – Scale (Italiano)
$24.00
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BEYOND Tshirt

Comfortable fit. 100% cotton, Black
$23.95


COLOURGRUV BUNDLE
Bass, Vol.1 + FRETWRAP
$35.99 – SOLD OUT
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COLOURGRUV BUNDLE
Basso, Vol.1
(Italiano) + FRETWRAP
$35.99 – SOLD OUT
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Explicit Fuison Progressive Tshirt
Comfortable fit. 100% cotton, Black
$23.95 – Out of Stock


SCALE COLOUR SYSTEM
Guitar, Vol.1 – Scales
$24.00
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SCALE COLOUR SYSTEM
Chitarra, Vol.1 – Scale (Italiano)
$24.00
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COLOURGRUV BUNDLE
Guitar, Vol.1 + FRETWRAP
$35.99 – SOLD OUT
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BEYOND Digital Album
Lossless quality 24bit Wav
$14.99
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CONTACT ALEX



SESSION WORK

Alex is available to record bass tracks remotely and on-site for solo artists and bands.

Write to info@alexlofoco.com with full details of your project. Please include links to download or stream the track(s) or similar work in order to determine if the project is suitable and its cost.


 ONLINE TUITION

If you want to study with Alex you can now book your private online lessons via Skype.

Enquire by clicking the link or use the contact form.
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