Jorge Pescara

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Jorge Pescara
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Jorge Pescara, 2005
Background information
Birth name Jorge Luiz Pescara
Born (1966-01-14) January 14, 1966 (age 51)
Sto André, São Paulo
Genres Progressive, Jazz fusion, Experimental, & Brazilian Jazz
Occupation(s) Bandleader, Composer
Instruments Bass guitar, Fretless Bass, Upright Bass, Megatar Touchbass & Chapman Stick
Years active 1998-present
Website http://www.myspace.com/jorgepescara

Jorge Pescara (born January 14, 1966) is a Brazilian Bassist and Megatar player, specializing in Fusion, Progressive, Experimental and Brazilian Jazz.

Setup[edit]

  • Basses: D'Alegria Defender Jorge Pescara signature 5str bass; Condor BC8000JP (prototype) fretless 8str;
  • Touchguitars: Megatar Toneweaver 12str; Megatar Dragon 12str (NST tuning); Paschalis touch 12str (Stick tenor tuning)
  • Strings: Elixir Nanoweb to Bass (.030, .045, .065, .085, .105, .130); plus super ligh to Megatar (009, 011, 016, 024, 032, 042)
  • Amp: StudioR Z900 power amp
  • Effects: Line6 FM4; BassWorks preamp bass modeler; Zoom G2.1U; Boss RC2; GR33 Roland Midi to synth; JP signature Bass Compressor by Rock It!; Triton Envelope Filter (Ed's Mod Shop); Moby Dick Bass Fuzz (Ed's Mod Shp); Danelectro Fab Echo; Behringer Ultra Octaver; Boss Compressor CS3; Boss Compressor CS2
  • Miscellaneous: Hot Hands by Source Audio, Hi EBow; Funk Fingers; Dunlop (plectros & picks); violin bow; Roland EV5 pedal

Select Discography[edit]

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  • LinhAmarela (Sol de Refletor) Nowa Music 2014
  • Dialeto (The Last Tribe) Moonjune records 2013
  • Sallaberry (Rhythmist) Tum Tum Home Music 2013
  • Ithamara Koorax (Got To Be Real) IRMA records 2012
  • Paulo Moura (Paulo Moura & André Sachs - Fruto Maduro) Biscoito Fino 2012
  • Sallaberry (New Bossa) Tum Tum Home Music 2011
  • Ithamara Koorax & Mamoru Morishita Singer & Songer records 2011
  • Sallaberry (Sambatuque) Tum Tum Home Music 2009
  • Ithamara Koorax (Brasil Canta com Ithamara Koorax) Cedem 2008
  • Elixir strings (Brazilian Great Music vol II) Elixir Brazilian's endorsees cd 2007
  • Mobius Megatar (TouchStyle Cd) Megatar cd 2007
  • Ithamara Koorax (Brazilian Butterfly) IRMA Italy 2007
  • Compilation (Bajista) Bajista Magazine 2007
  • ZERO (O Quinto Elemento) C&C Celebration 2007
  • Ithamara Koorax (O Vento) IRMA Italy 2006
  • Ithamara Koorax (The Best Of Ithamara Koorax) JSR / EMI 2006
  • Various Artists (Brazilia the Very Best of the New Brazilia Sound) IRMA Italy 2005
  • Luiz Bertoni (Constante Movimento EP) Giraffe Dying records 2005
  • Various Artists (Chill Out Cafe vol 9) IRMA Italy 2004
  • Cool Jazzy cuts with Brazilian Flavour (Sister Bossa vol 4) IRMA Italy 2003
  • Lord K (Com Ropa) K & Rivero Produções 2003
  • Ithamara Koorax (Love Dance the Ballad album) Milestone records / Fantasy 2003
  • Ithamara Koorax (Someday the Ballad album) King records / JSR 2003
  • Dom Um Romao (Groovystation EP) IRMA Italy 2003
  • Cool Jazzy cuts with Brazilian flavour (Sister Bossa vol 3) IRMA Italy 2002
  • Chill Out Wear (Chill Out Wear) IRMA Italy 2002
  • Compilation (A Day in Rimini) Jazz Station Records / IRMA Italy 2002
  • Brazil All Stars (Rio Strut) Jazz Station Records / Milestone records 2002
  • Dom Um Romao (Nu Jazz Meets Brazil) Jazz Station records / IRMA Italy 2002
  • Pingarilho (Stories & Dreams) Jazz Station records 2002
  • JSR All Stars (Friends From Brazil 2001) Jazz Station records / IRMA Italy 2001
  • Compilation (Gradation Transition) IRMA Italy 2001
  • ZERO (Electro-Acústico) Unlimited Music / Sony Music 2001
  • Dom Um Romao (Lake of Perseverance) Jazz Station records / IRMA Italy 2001
  • Street Angels (A Benefit Album...) Mr. Bongo UK / Jazz Station records 2000
  • Fabio Pestana (Faces) SETO ES 2000
  • Edu Helou (Ser) H. Music 1999
  • Celso Fonseca (Out of the Blues "single") Geleia Geral 1998
  • Flor de Lis (Flordelis) Gospel Music 1998
  • Jadir de Castro (Ziriguidum... e Deus Criou o Samba!) Jazz Station records 1998
  • Laura Finocchiaro (Eco Glitter) Dabliu / Eldorado 1997
  • Mello Jr. (Plugged) Indie 1997
  • Renato Grinberg (Caetano Sem Palavras) Camerati discos 1996
  • Geisan Varne (Caldeirao de Arruda) Seven Gates records 1996
  • Leila (Correndo Perigo) Mix House / Eldorado 1995

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Books[edit]

Pescara is the author of bass instructional books.

  • Arthur Maia Transcriptions (by MPO 1995)
  • Curso TKT de Contrabaixo Elétrico (by TKT editora 1999)
  • Contrabaixo Completo para Iniciantes (by Irmãos Vitale editora 2004) ISBN 85-7407-183-8
  • O Dicionário Brasileiro de Contrabaixo Elétrico (by editora H. Sheldon 2005)
  • Coleção Toque de Mestre - Harmônicos (by HMP editora 2006)
  • Contrabaixo Completo – Manual do Groove (by Irmãos Vitale editora 2008) ISBN 978-85-7407-235-7

Videos[edit]

  • O Contrabaixo Completo (by MPO video 1994)

External links[edit]