Giulia Valle

(born in 1972 in Sanremo, Italy, resident in Barcelona). Bass player and composer, she began studying piano at the age of 8 in Barcelona and later continued studying electric bass and double bass at the Barcelona Conservatory and Taller de musics with teachers like Enric Ponsa, or Mario Rossy. She received various grants from the Catalan gouvernment and the Italian cultural department to attend the XIX edition of Siena International Jazz Seminar, and to travel to N.Y.C. and Paris. She has worked with many reknown musicians from the national and international scene, such as: John Mc.Neal, Jason Lindner, Bill Mc.Henry, Perico Sambeat, Carme Canela. Also worked in the music production of Catalan theatre companies. She has taught in the "Alois Haba" school of Music (Bcn), at the Igualada Conservatory and works as a stable rythm section for the jazz ensembles at the E.S.M.U.C (Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya).
Selected recordings: As a leader: 2004 – "Colorista" (Fresh Sound records), amb Giulia valle Group; 2007 – "Danza Imprevista" (F.S. Records), amb Giulia Valle Group; 2008 – "Enchanted House" (F.S Records), amb Giulia valle Trio (Jason Lindner i Marc Ayza); 2010 – "Berenice" (F.S records), amb Giulia Valle Group; 2012 – "Live" (F.S records), amb Giulia Valle group. As a Co-Leader: 2001 – "Micamale" (F.S records), with Dani Perez and Benet Palet; 2001 – "1,2,3 etc" (F.S records), with Jason lindne and Marc Ayza; 2003 – "This way Out" (Omnitone Records), with John McNeil; 2003 – "Happy" (FS records), with Bill McHenry and Joe Smith; 2008 – "We sing Bill Evans" (F.S records), with Joan Diaz and Silvia Perez.