Live Projects

ON TOUR 2021

UOMINI IN FRAC – PENSIERI E PAROLE – MEMORIE DI ADRIANO

Peppe Servillo – vocals
Fabrizio Bosso – trumpet
Javier Girotto – soprano & baritone
Rita Marcotulli – piano
Furio di Castri – bass
Mattia Barbieri – drums

ON TOUR 2021

UNSHOT MOVIES

Jon Balke – piano, keyboards
Javier Girotto – soprano
Furio di Castri – bass
Patrice Heral – drums, electronics

NEW 2021

VESUVIUS ASCENSION

Enzo Avitabile – voce, sax
Ashraf Sharif Khan – sitar
Gianluca di Fenza – guitar
Furio di Castri – bass
Tony Esposito – percussion

Discography

Sideman

LINGOSPHERE

(Abeat)

with
Maurizio Giammarco
Giovanni Falzone
Roberto Gatto
Umberto Fiorentino

Frontman

UNSHOT MOVIES

(CAM rec)

Furio di Castri
Jon Balke
Javier Girotto
Patrice Heral

Sideman

HOMAGE TO PAUL BLEY

(LEO rec)

with
Arrigo Cappelletti
& Bruce Ditmas

Sideman

SINGING ORNETTE

(Abeat)

with
Barbara Raimondi
Mauro Negri
Enzo Zirilli

Sideman

MEMORIE DI ADRIANO

(Promusic)

Peppe Servillo
Furio di Castri
Fabrizio Bosso
Javier Girotto
Rita Marcotulli
Mattia Barbieri

Biography

Furio Di Castri is an italian bass player & composer

Born in Milano on sep 12, 1955,
he lived in Buenos Aires, Naples, Venice, Turin, Tunis, Rome, Paris.

Since 1991 he lives in Turin (Italy).

Formerly self-tought musician, he started as a trumpet player, then moved to the electric bass.
He recorded his first album in 1973 (Dedalus, Trident records) then to the double bass.

After a year spent in Tunisia, in 1978 he moved to Rome,
where he began to play with tenor saxophonist Maurizio Giammarco
and altoist Massimo Urbani.

From 1979 he became one of the most requested bass player as a sideman and played with
Chet Baker, Art Farmer, Walter Davis Jr, Jimmy Knepper,
Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Clark, Enrico Pieranunzi,
Al Grey, Franco d’Andrea, Tete Montoliu,
Sal Nistico, Enrico Pieranunzi, Dave Samuels…