Emilio Guarino is a performer and producer with experience that ranges from orchestral performance to contemporary electronic music, modern improvisation, and multi-disciplinary collaborative works.
As a bassist, he has performed or collaborated with a wide variety of creative personalities that include world class conductors, composers, soloists, and producers such as Sir Simon Rattle, Matthias Pintscher, Renée Fleming, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Todd Machover, The MIT Media Lab, Grammy winning hip-hop producer Derrick Braxton, and Glenn Kotche of Wilco.
Emilio has also been invited to appear at major festivals including the Stavanger Kammermusikk Festival (Norway), The Lucerne Festival (Switzerland), The International Society of Bassists biennial conference, and joins the Philadelphia Orchestra’s contemporary ensemble-in-residence, SoundLAB, at the Barnes/Stokowski Festival.
As a producer, Emilio releases hip-hop and dance inspired electronic music under the playfully irreverent moniker, Hot Wobble.
In addition to his work performing and writing music, Emilio is a founding member of genre-bending musical community Sound In Color, recently published his first book Make It: A Guide For Recent Music Graduates, developed The Chromatic Endpin for double bass, as well as teaches privately in the Greater New York City area.
Emilio Guarino is a performer, producer, and sonic explorer that is equally at home in the orchestra or programming a drum sampler. As a bassist, he has performed all over the world with world-class conductors, Grammy winning hip-hop producers, and visionaries on the bleeding edge of music technology. Current projects include several Hot Wobble electronic music releases, multi-genre music community Sound in Color, teaching privately in the greater NYC area, and promoting The Chromatic Endpin for double bass as well as his recent book Make It: A Guide For Recent Music Graduates.