BIOGRAPHY

Daniel Gazmuri is a bassist, composer, and educator. He has worked with such internationally renowned musicians as Oscar Stagnaro (Peru), Angelo Pierattini (Chile), Louise Denson (Canada), Bruce Woodward (Australia), Dan Quigley (Australia), and Andres Pérez (Chile).

 

Gazmuri has performed in numerous festivals and historic venues in his native Chile. He has played Victor Jara Stadium, Espacio Diana, El Bosque Jazz Festival, and Teatro Providencia, as well as Jazz Music Institute in Brisbane, Australia. He has also been featured on Sala Master of the University of Chile Radio and the Chilevisión program "Imparables".

 

In 2020, Gazmuri released Camino, his first record of original material. The album features Mauricio Rodriguez (guitar), Daniel Rodriguez (drums), and Javiera Abufhele (vocals, piano, and lyrics).

 

Gazmuri was a cofounder of the band Paloma Negra, which won the Margot Loyola Roots Music Award (2017) from the Chilean Society of Authors and Musical Performers.

As an educator, Gazmuri worked during 4 years at the Instituto Profesional Projazz and he has given master classes with Ernesto Holman, Igor Saavedra, Christian Galvez, and Camilo Torres.

During his formative years, he studied in Chile, Australia, India, France, and Brazil under Luis Cheul, Miguel Pérez, Jorge Diaz, Gerardo Dirie, Chandra Kand Prasad, Dominique di Piazza, and Thiago Espirito Santo.

 

In 2019, he participated as an exhibitor at the NAMM Show in Los Angeles, United States, with Quintay Straps. In same year, he obtained third place with Javiera Abufhele Quintet in the "Meeting for Song and Memory" that was held at the Víctor Jara Festival of Art and Memory (FAM).

 

Gazmuri endorses Singular Sound (pedals), Analysis Plus (cables) and Tribe Guitars (Electric Bass).

 

Originally from Temuco, Chile, Daniel Gazmuri now makes his home in Santiago.