Lorenzo Bassignani

Award: Transmission Fund

Year: 2020

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Composer

Location: London

Website: lorenzobassignani.com

A graduate from Trinity Laban in Jazz Bass, Lorenzo has worked internationally as a bass player performing at Ronnie Scott’s, Tokyo Opera House, Nanning Folk Festival, Red Sea Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Club, Jazz Fasching Stockholm, , Moscow Jazz Club, Istanbul Jazz Centre, O2 Arena, playing with Hazel O Connor, Aubrey Logan, Lindsey Webster, Crystal Fighters, Polly Gibbons, amongst many others.

As a composer he recently graduated from Trinity Laban as an MA Student and received commissions from The London Street Orchestra, the Sylvan ensemble and has written music for several short films, and podcasts including Russel Brand’s ‘Under the Skin’.

This fund will enable me to study a short online course Music Composition for Film and TV run by Berklee College of Music. It is aimed to enable participants to create a strong portfolio of work under the guidance of world class music professors at Berklee College.