Gonzalo "Pollo" Fuertes

Electric and Upright bass

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Electric and acoustic bass player. Real pro experience. Nice basslines for your nice song... Contact me and talk!!!

My name is Gonzalo Fuertes. I am a bassist / double bassist from Buenos Aires.

I have 30 years of experience as a musician in different styles
It's been 20 years since I´m part of the orchestras of the most important Broadway shows that have passed through Argentina (Les Miserables, Chicago, Cabaret, Victor Victoria, Phantom of the Opera, Beauty and the Beast , Mamma Mia, Addams Family, Sunset Boulevard, A Chorus Line, Next to Normal etc.)

At the same time, I have participated in live shows and albums by top-level artists such as Ricky Martin, Leiva, Sandro, Abel Pintos, Lali, Axel, Cacho Castaña, Luciano Pereyra, Coque Maya, Coti, LeGuero, Valeria Lynch, Patricia Sosa, Aca Seca, Liliana Herrero, Fabricio Rodriguez, Ismael Serrano, Geronimo Rauch, Alfred Garcia, Juan Absatz, Twanguero etc.

My priority is always to provide the correct groove for every situation: eitheir live or in the studio.
I have a wide range of instruments and knowledge of various styles for you total satisfaction.

Tell me about your project and how I can help, through the 'Contact' button above.

Interview with Gonzalo "Pollo" Fuertes

  1. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  2. A: Everything is gona be good

  3. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  4. A: make music,obviously...

  5. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  6. A: "Are you happy??"

  7. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  8. A: Trust me and be patient.

  9. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  10. A: a double bass,a bow,a rosin.a music stand and a Simandl 2

  11. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  12. A: I start at my 14 birthday with a bass as a gift,playing in bands in my school.at 20 start to play in a Top 40s band.at 23 i start classical double bass studies at Conservatorio Nacional.In 2000 i become a sub in Les Mis and so...everything goes...

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: groovy...

  15. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  16. A: John Mayer,because i like it...

  17. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  18. A: Dont use your eyes,use your ears.

  19. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  20. A: So diferent.one day i track a rock song with pick and the other a tango or a film score with the acoustic.

  21. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  22. A: Support a band

  23. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  24. A: Just low notes.but the correct ones.

  25. Q: What's your typical work process?

  26. A: Listen,Listen,maybe i took some notes and track...

  27. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  28. A: Audient ID14,Aston Origin,Beyerdynamic TGI 53,Radial JDI

  29. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  30. A: Paul Mc Cartney,Klauss Voorman,Carl Raddle,Sean Hurley,Will Lee,Dennis Crouch,David Piltch etc...

  31. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  32. A: Usually i receive an stereo MP3 or various stems and i record my tracks here.You can send me a full notation chart,a chords chart or nothing.(More instructions work better for both o us) Normally i ask for a reference link to make a decision about wich instrument works better.

Igna Bevacqua

I was the bass player in this production

Terms Of Service

3/4 days depending schedule.Two revisions allowed

GenresSounds Like
  • George Harrison
  • Joe Henry
  • John Mayer
Gear Highlights
  • electric
  • acoustic
  • hollowbody
  • short scale
  • fretless
  • Audient
  • Aston
  • Beyerdynamic.
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