Independent bassist Alex Lofoco is releasing his debut album Beyond. Available on all major online stores on December 9th.
The album is a mix of fusion rock, jazz, progressive, latin and heavy-metal, featuring an incredible list of artists who contributed to the decisive sound of the record: Jordan Rudess, Marco Minnemann, Eric Marienthal, Roby Meola, Jesus Molina, Tomasz Bura.
EXPLICIT FUSION – PROGRESSIVE CONTENT
1 – Rolling The Stone
2 – Resurrection
3 – Grace
4 – Earthquake
5 – Mystery Of Faith
6 – The Spear
7 – Beyond
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 with the sole intent and wish that his words and his legacy may carry on strong and even more accessible to the Italian musicians community.
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 to perform with artists such as Elton John, Barbara Streisand, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach, Lee Ritenour, George Duke, The Yellowjackets, B.B. King, and many others.
Eric is currently on tour with the Chick Korea’s Elektric Band.
Check out Eric’s tour dates and profile at www.ericmarienthal.com
It is with greatest pleasure I can announce that Dream Theater keybord wizard Jordan Rudess will be the synth soloist featured artist on Alex’s upcoming debut album project.
Jordan has been the full-time keyboardist with Dream Theater, since the recording of 1999’s Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory. After touring in three continents around the world with The Astonishing, Dream Theater is preparing to embark on a tour in 2017 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of “Images & Words which will see the groundbreaking album performed in it’s entirety along with selections spanning the bands history.
Read more about Jordan.
LGBS 2017 Alex will be demoing at GR BASS amplifier booth #F1. GR BASS is presenting their latest bass amplification solution.
The London Bass Guitar Show is a two-day event dedicated to all things bass. Held at the prestigious Olympia London, you will find three stages and loads of bass gear to try out.
On the main stage, watch your idols perform up close and personal, giving you the chance to see them play front and centre.
Check out the Education Zone whatever your level – none of us are perfect, right? Some of the best bass tutors out there will be on hand to give advice and tips, and answer those burning bass playing questions.
The show is packed with the best brands out there, so you can try out and buy the latest and best bass gear at special show prices. Check out the 2016 highlights for a taster of what’s to come…
With great pleasure I introduce my rhythm partner who sat behind the drums recording all tracks of my upcoming debut album: Mr. Marco Minnemann.
Marco’s reputation as a brilliant drummer reaches worldwide attention. Prominent are his solo workshops at the Frankfurt Music Fair, PASIC in Dallas and a solo performance at the Modern Drummer Festival in Toronto, and his performances and recordingss with such as Paul Gilbert, Eddie Jobson, Steven Wilson, Trey Gunn, Kreator, Necrophagist, Adrian Belew, Nena, Udo Lindenberg, Mike Keneally, Andy Partridge, FFW, Gianna Nannini, The Buddy Rich Big Band and many more.
His work as an educational book author along with Rick Gratton brings out two books including the award-winning and in many magazines as #1 voted “Extreme Interdependence”. Also, one of his DVDs “Extreme Drumming” wins the polls and wins Marco a Telly Award.
Marco toured with metal band Kreator, Eddie Jobson of the band UK, Steven Wilson and with his own super trio The Aristocrats.
Marco recorded Joe Satriani’s album “Shockwave Supernova” and he is also involved as a writer, drummer, guitar player and vocalist on the LMR project (Levin – Minnemann – Rudess).
Read more about Marco.
NAMM 2017 Alex’s performing at Peterson tuners booth during Winter NAMM ’17. Peterson is presenting their latest High Definition Strobo Clip tuner.
NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), commonly called NAMM in reference to theorganization’s popular NAMM trade shows, serves as a hub for people wanting to seek out the newest innovations in musical products, recording technology, sound and lighting. NAMM’s activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages.
Bass materclass at the Academy of Music and Sound – Birmingham. AMS are a UK based education and training provider specialising in the provision of high quality music education via a network of 7 campus’ around the UK and the AMSonline platform.
Players School Of Music introduces on-line music lessons. Players School Of Music is the music school founded by bass master Jeff Berlin. They now have launched a brand new online faculty which allow student form all over the World to connect with PSM selected tutors and have taylored lessons suited for any level and need.
The focus at the school is on music studies, not technique lessons, because the focus in the music industry is Music, not technique.