Guido Pietrella was born in Sarteano - Siena - Italy on august 19, 1967.
He starts playing bass as a self teaching at 15.
He moves to Rome after graduating at the high-school, to study at Conservatorio
di Musica di S. Cecilia
. In Rome he enrolled at the Scuola Popolare di
Musica di Testaccio
. After that he continued his studies at the Siena Jazz classes.
He started live performing very early, and his long carreer allowed him to play at the
most important clubs and stage in Italy:
(Isola d'Elba), Pocoloco
(Isola d'Elba), Giotto
(Reggio Emilia), La Flaca
(Isola d'Elba)... To mention just a few.
His music skills go from Soul to Funk, from Jazz to rock etc...
He collaborates with many musicians and bands:
, Adrenaline Junkie
, Franco Baggiani
, Klaus Lessmann
, Rob Lopez
, Jorge Krunk
He has composed two musical soundtracks for theatre dramas, and played "Live Bass"
by Federigo Ceci
, with Agnese Nano
In 2005 he took part to Bass Nature Camp
a very important meeting about the close relationship between music and nature held by
During this time he had the opportunity to meet musicians like Marcus Miller
, Chuck Rainey
, Rhonda Smith
and many more.
Nowadays he is backing for
on her tour.
He works as a teacher since 1995.
At present he teaches electric bass at:
Istituto Comunale di Musica in Montepulciano (Si)
Scuola di Musica Diesis in Cast. del Lago (Pg)
Guido Pietrella is one of the founder members of
Rocking Stones Summercamp
a camp dedicated to young musicians to help them develope their musicalty and communication
skills through music.