Roberto Occhipinti is one of Canada’ most esteemed bassists.
A musical chameleon, he has performed and recorded with a range of artists, such as Jazz legends Hilario Duran,Dafnis Preto,Sam Rivers,Tito Puente,Jane Bunnett ,
-Popular music with Gorillaz, Soul Stew,Andrea Bocelli,
-World Music with Afel Bocoum and Jamey Haddad,
-Contemporary Music with Osvaldo Golijov, Steve Reich,Tan Dun and Elliott Carter.
Roberto has recorded 5 critical acclaimed discs of his own music and has produced albums for Hilario Duran, Dave Young, Dafnis Prieto, The Gryphon Trio, Michael Occhipinti and Bass Virtuoso Joel Quarrington.
He has won numerous awards including 5 Juno awards,(Canada’s Grammy) SOCAN award for Composition and Ragusani Nell Mondo Premio in 2009
In his native Canada , he has performed as a side man and leader virtually every jazz festival in the country, notably at the Montreal,Toronto,Vancouver as well as concerts across the USA ,Cuba,Mexico, Europe ,India and Africa.
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