Enrico Galetta




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Enrico Galetta

Enrico Galetta, composer and music teacher, was born and raised in Italy. He now shares his time between Atlanta and Bologna. At the age of fourteen, he started studying bass. After an initial interest towards rock, his love for jazz and its contaminations will become his main source of study and inspiration enriched by the numerous work experiences in other musical sectors. This, also due to a vast musical research, transpires from his debut album.

Enrico Galetta musical formation is varied: he received, with the highest mark, a diploma from the Atlanta Institute of Music; he studied with Adam Nitti, Jimmy Haslip, Massimo Moriconi; he also attended a summer course at the Berklee College of Music; he followed many clinics with renowned artists such as Victor Wooten, Jimmy Herring, Bob Mintzer and Russell Ferrante.

Enrico Galetta career

Enrico Galetta's working career started as sideman in Italian pop music, working with different artists such as Irene Fargo who he toured with for a couple of years. He then collaborated with the guitar player, Salvatore Russo, playing in various Italian clubs and participating in many events like Disma and Sound Expo. He also played the opening act for an important rock-fusion concert by Tony MacAlpine and Virgil Donati in Rome.

The year 2004 is an important turning point for his career. Enrico Galetta moved to the United States, where he started working with different artists of the Atlanta music scene, such as Bill Hart, Randy Hoexter and Tom Knight and played in important jazz events like the Jacksonville Jazz Festival.

The experience Enrico Galetta acquired in Atlanta allowed him to widen his musical horizons even in Nashville where he started collaborating with Adam Nitti and playing with Rod McGaha, Marcus Finnie, Michael Whittaker, Joe Gransden, Jez Grahm, Jane Drake and Jonathan Jackson.

Enrico Galetta compositions

Enrico Galetta musical and personal background, built up during these years deeply inspired him to write his first compositions. In fact, it’s in Nashville that his first album was recorded and produced by Adam Nitti. An album full of jazz, funk and fusion where his bass covers solo pieces as well as duets with other instruments and grooves full of energy, characteristic of his background as bass player.

Currently, apart from promoting his record, he works as a sideman and is active in teaching. Enrico Galetta endorses Laurus basses in various international musical events like Musikmesse in Frankfurt.

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Country United States
City Atlanta
State/Province Georgia
Performer Type Musical Act

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