Dino Fiorenza

After classical studies in Europe, at the age of 18 Dino began to play the electric bass in local bands and, after a tour in Italy, thanks to his personal bass playing (a combination of 8 fingers tapping and funk slap), he joined the band of the European rock star Maurizio Solieri (Vasco Rosi), touring with him as 'lead bass' for one year.

Alzheimer, Nowhere, Disaster Area and Lisa's Revenge (with Ted Nugent former band Lee Wilkerson on guitar) are only a few of the bands that Dino had joined as session player before becoming teacher at the Lizard College Of Music, Bass Department, in Italy.

During the year 2000 he had toured in all Europe with the Jesus Christ Superstar orchestra performing the world famous musical in cities like Paris, London, Rome and Barcellona.

Currently he had received a sponsorship for Galli strings, Di Marzio pick ups and MarkBass Amps, he had produced the folk/rock band Strummula and played with the Official Mr. Big cover band the “Mr. Pig” group.

In the year 2002 Dino had joined the GD Trio with his long time friend Jack Speciale on drums and the European virtuoso GD on guitars and synths. In the same year Dino joined with various artist like Scott Tarillo, (Berklee Teacher), Mary Healey (Walt Disney’s voice) and joined at “Gibson Platinum night” with Slash and Zack Wilde in December 2002 candidate comes officially, together to names of the bore of Flea, Les Claypool, StuHamm, Victor Wooten, etc...., like better bassplayer of the year to the prestigious “Bass Player contest of the year 2002”

In the year 2003 record “Special friend compilation” by Jack Speciale with Nord European tour (Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden)

In the year 2005 realized in Japan the first learning dvd produced by CPS production and on world bass clinic tour

In the year 2008 signing the Gibson wall of fame

In the year 2009 joined with Steve Vai and Paul Gilbert for Italian tour.

Now, in 2010, Sonuus are happy to welcome Dino to our list of artists endorsing and using Sonuus products.

Besides the various jobs in study of recording as session-player near the "Waltz Studios" of Boston and the "Civitas Studios" of Copenaghen and the continuous improvement, Dino, didactically collaborates with the prestigious American portals Truefire.com and Basslessons.com, over that with the various Italian Academy. He writes for the Italian magazine "CHITARRE" and it is besides in preparation his method for Electric Bass.

Dino Fiorenza uses in exclusive “GALLI” strings, Markbass amps and Di Marzio Pick up and Hipshot hardware Dino joined with:

Steve Vai, Paul Gilbert, Jennifer Batten, Prashant Aswani, Slash, Zack Wilde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Billy Sheehan, Andy Timmons, Gaetano Nicolosi, Simon Phillips, Mistheria, Neil Zaza, John West,Rob Rock, Mark Boals, Lance King, Titta Tani, Roger Staffelbach, George Bellas, Emir Hot, John Macaluso, Mary Halley, Ronnie Keel, Lee Wilkerson, Massimiliano Cona, Dave Martone, Prestoon Reed, Antonio Ferlito, Bicio, Alessandro Benvenuti, Gianni De Chellis, GD, Jack Speciale, Andrea Morucci, Marco Sfogli, Alex Argento, Maurizio Solieri

Dino's Links

Dino's web site can be found here: www.dinofiorenza.com


1997 - Presentation – A. Quartarone [Italian Guitar hero]

1998 - Nowhere [Progressive metal band]

1999 - Rock Progressive [Aritmie]

1999 - Emanuele Di Giorgio [Italian artist]

2000 - Disaster area [Disaster Area LP w/Ron Keel]

2002 – Speciale Friend compilation [GD trio]

2004 – Promo instructional DVD [Dino Fiorenza]

2004 – Bruno Lauzi e gli Amici di Niscemi [Various Artists]

2005 – Maqam – Strummula [Etno band]

2005 – Ne avrai - Valentina Gravili [Italian artist]

2006 – Favole per Adulti - G. De Chellis [Italian Guitar hero]

2006 – Hey Girl - Barbara Gunn [Italian artist]

2007 – Restless Hearts - Jem in Eye [Metal band]

2007 – ...When the Slate Becomes Diamonds - Denied [Metal band]

2007 – Anger injection code - Mystura [Trash Metal band]

2007 – Mediterraneo - Gianluca Rando [Italian guitar artist]

2007 – Cannibal Sugery - Doublesion [Schizo electro crush metal band]

2008 – Hipnotyzed - Calista [New Zeland artist]

2008 – Frame two – Francesco Perticone [Italian guitar hero]

2008 – There’s Hope – Marco Sfogli [Italian guitar hero]

2008 – Hey Girl - Barbara Gunn [Italian artist]

2008 – Escape from the dark – Simona Malandrino [Italian guitar hero]

2009 – Unheimlich – Gianluca Ferro [Italian guitar hero]

2009 – Angel – T.U.P. [Bass & Voice project]

2010 – Overcoming the Pain – Superbia [Trash Metal band]

2010 – In Viaggio – Carlo Porfilio [Italian Drummer artist]