Guitarist / Composer
Welcome to the portfolio of guitarist and composer John Basile.
John combines an unmatched passion for melody with a deep sense of swing.
He's able to merge his playing and composing to flow freely in a patchwork of memorable melodies and striking improvisations in any genre.
Enjoy a sampling here from his jazz guitar CD releases and a host of recent media cues earning praise from jazz critics and music supervisors alike.
About John Basile ...
John Basile is a passionate and committed music professional, juggling jazz guitar duties with a growing list of music library assignments and media placements.
Growing up amongst the vibrant and diverse music scene in Boston provided John a breeding ground for a multitude of jazz and pop influences.
Throughout his career, John has been greatly in-demand as a tasteful and melodic guitarist. He has performed with many top singers as well as intimate settings with major jazz instrumentalists.
His most recent CD is a latin jazz guitar collection of holiday favorites, "Silent Night".
All of John's CD releases are on the StringTime Jazz label and available on all major streaming services.
“John Basile's playing has the essence of great jazz guitar: beautiful tone, marvelous swing, terrific technique, and excellent phrasing”