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BIO: Steve Uccello is an Upright and Electric Bassist, multi-instrumentalist and composer. He's a versatile musician who authentically embraces each style he approaches. Steve has self-produced three solo albums, 2009's Symmetria, an instrumental bass-centric journey comprised of 14 original songs, then, under the name Clarified Birds, an acoustic ambient CD accompanied by an original letter pressed art piece by J.F. Uccello, The Forest That Hears And the Field That Sees. The first solo CD by Steve was 2006's, Polar Vision, a vocal-psychedelic-folk-rock album. Studying under the world-renowned bassists Stan Poplin and Ray Drummond, Steve was the first Jazz Studies graduate from CSU Monterey Bay in 2005. Aside from having 4 instructional videos available through LearnTheLowEnd.com, Steve teaches upright bass, electric bass, and guitar privately. He has also taught taught through Hollister Music and at Robert Louis Stevenson High School in Pacific Grove. Steve provides the bottom end for the Monterey Bay Jazz Orchestra, which played at the 2009, 52nd Monterey Jazz Festival. Steve Uccello has shared the stage with artists such as Steve Lawson and Joe Craven. Uccello was a featured guest at the 2009 Mandolin Symposium, working closely and playing with David Grisman and Mike Marshall. He has toured and/or recorded with the unique singer/multi-instrumentalist Dayan Kai, Kerrville & Telluride winner Keith Greeninger, singer/environmental activist David Grimes, Jazz composer Kirk Danielson, Spanish Nuevo Cancion artist Juan L. Sanchez, and Italy based Gospel artist Nehemiah Brown. The last two years has Steve performed solo as Uccello Project at the Y2K9 and Y2KX International Live Looping Festivals.


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