Gabriele PetrilloGabriele Petrillo

Born in Northern Italy, in 1987. Musician, arranger and teacher, he got his High Education Diploma in Saint Louis College of Music of Rome. From 2006 to 2011 he studied electric Bass, Harmony and Arrangement under guidance of Gianfranco Gullotto, Marco Siniscalco, Pierpaolo Principato, Andrea Avena and Amedeo Tommasi. In 2009 he attends an intensive Workshop with Darryl Jones. From 2008 to 2012 he attends master classes with Billy Sheehan, Jeff Berlin, Guy Pratt, Pino Forastiere, Lorenzo Feliciati and Josè Fiorilli.

In 2011 he takes part in the VII edition of “Roma Jazz’s Cool” where he studies with International musicians such as John Patitucci, Danilo Perez, Charis Ioannou and Ramberto Ciammarughi. In the summer 2011 he plays with the pianist Emilio Merone  (Saint Louis educator and author of the album “Element” with Antonio Sanchez, Scott Colley) in his project “Partenopea”. In 2012 he is in London with the project “Melotrio” again with the pianist Emilio Merone.

He collaborated, both live and in studio, with: Angelo Anastasio (Bocelli, Baglioni, Bobby Kimball), Mario Zaccagnini (Marcella Bella, Gianni Bella), Fabrizio Aiello (Randy Brecker, Matthew Garrison), Piero Pierantozzi (Andrea Braido), Andrea Saponara (Stef Burns, Steve Rogers Band), Alessandro Valle (Francesco De Gregori, Richard Bennet).

As musician and arranger he collaborated in the music productions in the recording studios Ploystudios of Rome, Real time Studios in Bracciano and Dream Room in San Marino, where he recorded, as bass player and arranger, tv jungles for the company Tre Valli cooperlat and Expansion Group. Since 2011 he teaches in the music schools  Piccola Orchestra Contemporanea, Ghostrack studio, Novamusica 2.0 of Rome and in the pre-academic Courses of Saint Louis.