Lorenzo Bassignani

Award: Transmission Fund

Year: 2017

Genre: Jazz

Instrument/voice type: Composer

Location: London

Website: www.lorenzobassignani.com

Started his studies with Marco Conti and then at the CIVICA SCUOLA DI JAZZ, MILAN. He then got his jazz degree at TRINITY COLLEGE of MUSIC in LONDON. His professional career started in Italy performing with "NO ONE ELSE GOSPEL CHOIR" and "GREENSLEEVES GOSPEL CHOIR" with which he performed all around Italy (Milano gospel Festival,Conservatoire Verdi, San Remo Gospel Night, Riva Del Garda International Gospel Competition) with some great singers such as Julia St Louis, Barbara Evans, Joyce E Yuille and Junior Robinson. He then moved to London and began performing and recording with Hazel O' Connor, Lindsey Webster, Aubrey Logan, Sara Schiralli, Ola Onabule, Crystal Fighters, Benet McLean,, Polly Gibbons, Sara Mitra, Andy Davies, Ivo Neame,Paul Bartholomew, and the Mbawula Township Choir, and in various venues such as Tokyo Opera House.