Guitarist, singer and songwriter born in 1989 in Udine, Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy), Anthony Basso rapresents one of the most interesting talents on the international Rock Blues musical scene nowdays.
When Rolling Stones meets ZZ Top, when Otis Redding mixes with Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger meets Jimi Hendrix and Neil Young. Anthony has alreay developed his own recognisable sound, and it’s a mix of powerful and granitic Rock Blues with Funky, Soul and Country influences, typical of the bands from the seventies, but modern and very energic at the same time.
For over 20 years of musical activity, including his eight years work in the well known Italian Rock Blues band W.I.N.D., he cooperated and shared the stage with bands and artists like:
Warren Haynes (Allman Brothers Band/Gov’t Mule), Ten Years After, Johnny Neel (Allman Brothers Band/Gov’t Mule), Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake), Alvin Youngblood Hart, Martin Barre (Jethro Tull), Marcus Eaton (David Crosby), Ian Paice (Deep Purple), Dana Fuchs, Eric Sardinas, Danny Bryant’s Red Eye Band, Nathaniel Peterson (Eric Clapton/Keith Richards/Savoy Brown), Uli John Roth (Scorpions), Ian Moore, Graziano Romani and many others…
He has played on some of the most prestigious european and intercontinental stages like Rapperswil, Sierre Blues Festival and Vallemaggia Magic Blues (Switzerland), Spirit Of 66 (Belgium), Palladium, OCK (Poland), Blues Deluxe, Rockjungfer (Germany), Jēkabpils Bliuza Dienas (Latvia), Tropea Blues, Soundpark Festival, Ameno Blues, Aria di Festa, Nistoc Festival and Buscadero Day (Italy) and he performed twice at the historical Stone Pony (Asbury Park, NJ, U.S.A.), on the fiftenth and sevententh edition of the Light Of Day Festival, along with incredible performers like Bruce Springsteen, Southside Johnny, Willie Nile, Joe D’Urso, James Maddock, Guy Davis etc.
Anthony Basso rapresents a new generation of artists able to give high importance to feeling, passion and joy for music.. The Rock sound with soulful roots shows up love and dedition Anthony has for Music and which can be completely heard at his concerts, presenting to the audience an explosive live performance filled with strong and very emotional moments!