Dario Deidda

Dario Deidda coming from a family of musicians, at the age of six he began studying piano with his father and siblings and then became passionate about drums and finally electric bass.

At the age of thirteen, he enrolled at the Giuseppe Martucci Conservatory of Salerno in the classical double bass course where he is a teacher nowadays.

After graduating he does some recording studio work collaborating with Sonora Art Quartet, the Deidda Brothers project, the Salerno Liberty Circus Band, Trycicle, Cuban Stories (together with his brother Alfonso) and alongside percussionist Ernesttico Rodriguez. Other bands in which he plays are Gegè Telesforo‘s “Pure Funk Live” and on tours in Italy with Carl Anderson.

His favorite musical genre is jazz, however, he also approaches other more popular genres, which led him to play among others with Pino Daniele in 1999 and with Fiorella Mannoia from 2003 to 2007.

Currently, in addition to solo projects, he performs with the Kurt Rosenwinkel Standars Trio and Quintet, along with guitarist Mark Turner and drummer Marcus Gilmore.

Thanks in part to winning the Best Italian Bassist award at the Jazzit Award eight times in a row, he is considered one of the best Italian bassists in the world.