Christophe Canto is born October 2nd, 1974 in the South of France… Stemming from a musicians’ very fast family he began by playing the bass in approximately 14 years he plays on stage and records with artists of style ” Gypsis “, he will play among others with Charly Mihidjay and Los Canoutos band but for a long time his musical tendency is rather funcky and groove. Always in discovery of styles and games(sets) of bass also varies such as the Afro music, the reggae, and the pop song it puts its talent of bassplayer in the service of the singer, the composer, and the arranger in sessions studio and live.
Influences: Jaco , Marcus Miller,Stuart Zander,George Benson,Richard Bona,Sixun,Bob Marley,Pat Metheny,Bireli Lagrene,Paco Sery, Kinky Fox,Victor Wooten,Michel Alibo,funky music,Joe Zawinul.
Here’s some videos of Christopher. Enjoy
Solo Bass with Ken Smith – Jaguar by Christophe Canto
Solo Bass with Benavente by Christophe Canto
Slap Funk Groove with KSD bass – by Christophe Canto
Midnight Love Affair by George Benson- played by Christophe Canto