hris Stefanetti's bass playing has established him as an in demand musician. The California-born artist has developed a signature sound and creativity that transcends his early rock and jazz roots. Branching out from established bass man he is also a versatile multi instrumentalist and vocalist, that produces, performs and writes a wide range of music with unique originality and expertise. From Rock, Funk, R&B, Blues to Smooth Jazz he's making a mark in all. Stefanetti's performance work has taken him to clubs, festivals and TV appearances all throughout the world including NBC's Saturday Night Live, the San Francisco Blues Festival, famous Los Angeles clubs, Catalina bar, La Ve Lee and The Baked Potato.
Chris has performed and recorded with noted musicians and artists such as NYC Blues Guitar Master Dave Fields, producer Walter Afanasieff, LA Sax greats Doug Web and Michael Lington, LA guitarist Sandro Albert, Fusion guitar great Alex Machachek, Bobby Hutcherson, Queen Ida and the Bon Temps Zydeco Band, smooth jazz guitarist Chris Camozzi, drummers Gerry Brown, Joey Heredia and Kirk Covington, vocalist's Jenna Mamina and Ms. Monet, Bill Spooner of the Tubes, Chick Corea drummer Tom Brechtlien, Bay Area piano legend Rodney Franklin, Vocalist Tony Lindsey of Santana, Vasco Rossi guitarist Stef Burns, Full Faith and Credit Big Band, LA Blues greats JP Cervoni and Belinda Skinner just to name a few.
Some of Stefanetti the bassists' most recent work includes a South East Asian tour with The Cotton Mouth Blues Band, The Waterfront Blues Festival with Dave Fields Band, regular performances with Danny California's Blues Allstars and sole bass player on the CD "A License to Chill" for Norwegian Keyboard great Haakon Graf featuring Walfredo Reyes Jr. on drums and percussion. As a busy side man in Los Angeles he performed regularly with the jazz rock jam band "Amalgatron" featuring John Ziegler of Danny Carey's band "Volto" and the GRS trio as well as regular recording and casual dates. While in Bangkok Thailand he performed regularly with The Danny California Blues Allstars and the talented Dou Rick and Zoe. His latest personal projects include an alternate rock E.P. "Slack Baxter" recorded at Chris Crackers Karma Sound Studios, the Neo Soul/Funk/Rock band "Dreamed and Dressed and a Smooth Jazz release under his name. Stefanetti composes, performs and produces all material for each of the 3 projects.
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