About Damian Coccio Bassist

 

Damian Coccio is a Bassist and ASCAP artist that has been playing the bass guitar since he fell in love with it decades ago. He plays music in a variety of genres, enjoys session work and his passion is improvising and writing music. Damian is an endorsing artist for Fodera Guitars, has builtdamian-mountain some of his own basses and audio electronics for over 30 years and holds several patents in various fields.  Damian comes from a musical family and is primarily self taught, but had personal lessons with some great musicians.  Damian’s music is an emotional and inspirational journey for the listener.  Damian Enjoys writing music, fishing, hiking, literature, meditation, etc…  Damian is convinced that social media is not good for us, but he loves to chat and has a contact page here.

Damian has 9 albums all available on CD Baby and iTunes with a new one that released on July 20th 2019.

DSC00805Damian was influenced by many people including: Aaron Copland, John Coltrane, Stanley Clark, Steve Kahn, Michael Manring, Jaco Pastorius, John Scofield, Ornette Coleman, John Patitucci, Adam Nitti, Yves Carbonne, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Brian Bromberg, Melvin Lee Davis, John Lennon, The Beatles, Yes, Rush, Iron Maiden, Dream Theatre, Holst, Bach, Samuel Barber, Al Dimeola, Adrian Legg, Al Pettiway, Yanni, Steve Winwood, Eric Johnson, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Ernie Coccio, Michael Hedges, Glen Miller, Doug Markley, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Stanley Clarke, Charlie Haden, Genesis, King Crimson, ELP, Janek Gwizdala, Anthony Jackson, Kitaro etc…