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Composer and bassist Alejandro Rutty is best-known for his distinctive mix of South American styles, lyrical melodies, meticulous rhythmic detail, and exotic textures. His recent output includes solos, duos, trios and quartets for extended-range electric bass, which he performs by himself or with other bassists.

Rutty’s compositions and arrangements have been performed by the Minnesota Symphony Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Argentina, National Symphony Orchestra of Brazil, Montevideo Philharmonic, Porto Alegre Symphony Orchestra and numerous chamber ensembles. Recordings of his music have been released by Navona, Capstone, Albany, Arizona University Recordings, and other labels.

Alejandro Rutty is Professor of Music Composition at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Photo: Dhanraj Emanuel
Alejandro Rutty
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