Milano Music Week
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18–24 novembre 2019


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Simone Manchisi

Festival Booker, Locus Festival / Bass culture (IT)

Simone Manchisi

Simone Manchisi is an international booking agent who works with acts across funk, jazz, reggae, dub, hip-hop, electronic, and contemporary-soul within the live music company Bass Culture, a well established Italian-based booking and production agency operating both nationally and internationally. Whilst studying for his MA in Economics and Management of Cultural Organisations, he started his career in booking and promotion for indie Italian artists. After graduating he gained experience in production, project management and marketing with organisations and festivals across Europe including classical music with the Oscar awarded Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra and rock music festivals in Italy like the Bay Rock Fest or in the production of events for national Italian television. Simone joined Bass Culture in 2012 and alongside working for their jazz and contemporary music festival Locus (Snarky Puppy, Ben Harper, Bonobo, Floating Points, Laura Mvula, Benjamin Clementine, Gregory Porter, Robert Glasper etc.), he went on to establish the international booking office which continues to expand. Some of the acts he works with are Asian Dub Foundation, Jacob Collier, Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles,Dub Fx, Daddy G from Massive Attack, Dj Premier, The Comet Is Coming, FKJ, De La Soul, Mos Def, Alpha Blondy, Lee Scratch Perry, James Taylor Quartet, Nicola Conte, George Clinton and many others.

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