Marcelo Aedo is renowned in his native Chile as one of the top bass players and producers in the country.
A complete musician that has excelled in many fields of music since the early ‘80s, Marcelo studied classical guitar at the prestigious School of Modern Music in Santiago, classical double bass at the Musical Institute of the Universidad Catolica then under the tutelage of Roberto Lecaros and Ismael Torres, Marcelo studied jazz and became a master of the double bass, and gained his degree in music at Arcis Uinversity in Santiago.
Marcelo Aedo collaborated with the most important Chilean musicians of his time becoming well known in the area of Jazz Fusion. He was a founding member of two of Chile’s top Fusion bands, "Al Sur" and "Trifusion". He is currently a Professor of Electric Bass at the ARCIS Music University in Santiago and also teaches music production at the Technology University Of Chile.
He owns a musical production company and is the bassist and musical director of the band that accompanies Alberto Plaza on his frequent concert tours.
As a composer and producer, Marcelo Aedo has also achieved tremendous success. He composed the music for various motion pictures as well as two highly acclaimed international theater and dance productions. With over ten years working with advertising firms he has written, produced or contributed to over 400 jingles.
Marcelo has released three albums. The first solo CD "Polosur Celeste" (1999) caught the attention of two record labels who signed agreements to distribute it worldwide (Mundovivo and Petroglyphrecords). His second release "Norte verde grande" (2005) also is distributed worldwide by two record labels (Oveja negra and Petroglyphrecords). Marcelo's recent "Azul del nuevo extremo" (2009) is distribuited exclusively by Oveja Negra. His compositions, production abilities and musicianship on these three albums represent the pinnacle of his career thus far and set a standard for bass soloists to follow.
He is now working on songs for his next release, teaching, touring, and producing for various artists and projects.
A diverse musician with wide experience throughout South America, The USA and Europe, Marcelo is on his way to becoming one of the world’s most renowned bass players. Expect to hear much more from this talented musician in the future.