Roberto Occhipinti ( http://www.robertoocchipinti.com/ ) is one of Canada's premier bassists, comfortable in a wide variety of musical contexts. He has toured and recorded with noted Jazz artists Jane Bunnett, NOJO, legendary saxophonist Sam Rivers, and Cuban piano virtuoso Hilario Durán.
As a producer, he's currently working on projects for the Gryphon Trio, Shurum Burum Jazz Circus, Quartetto Gelato, Soul Stew and Hilario Durán's next album, to be recorded in Havana.
As a classical musician, Roberto Occhipinti has been a member of the Winnipeg Symphony, Hamilton Philharmonic and Canadian Opera Company Orchestras. He has performed with virtually every classical music ensemble in Toronto. Recent performances include the St. Lawrence Quartet, The Gryphon Trio and Via Salzburg.
In addition, through his interest in Contemporary Music, he was a member of the new music group Arraymusic, performed with New Music Concerts and was principal bass of the Esprit Orchestra.