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drummer is currently active in 1 project.


  • Drums (acoustic)


Official drummer of FUNKDAWGS world's first internet jazz fusion band since 2000 and winner of best internet band 2007 contest at
All tunes featured, done in long-distance by Internet. Filippo Bertacche is featured in more than 150 tunes on many music web sites and also on more than 35 albums by independent artists. Some of these tunes became hits on sites like and Vitaminic, and also promoted on some UK, US, French and Australian radios...also published by prestigious Music Minus One company.
Filippo and Funkdawgs are featured on Jazz Player Magazine CD Vol. 8, No. 3 - June/July 2001 and also on Saxophone Journal CD Vol.27, No.3 Jan/Feb 2003, Vol.28 n.6 July/Aug 2004 and Jan/Feb 2007, Bassics Magazine November 2005, Guitar World Magazine CD in June 2007 and also on CBC Network tv special on December 2003...In April 2006 Filippo and Funkdawgs published a play-along CD with Music Minus One company...
Just a sort of most important collaborations:
Bill Lawrence bass, Bob Johnson sax,wx11, Kyle Whitlock keys, Kenny Wright bass, Woody Lingle bass, Dickie Thompson organ, Bal trumpet, Ernie Mansfield flute, Carl Eichman guitar, Matt Thorpe guitar, John Cohmer guitar, Buk Askold guitar, Mathias Claus keys, Bobby Brewer guitar, Nicolas Genest trumpet, Daniel Martina guitar, Peggy Morris vocals,sax,flute Patti Sterling voice, Kerry Lytle keys, Alan Kheune bass, Luc De Ryck guitar and producing, Eugene Mann soprano sax, Brent Whitlock guitar, Chris Hicks soprano sax, John Rossi congas, C. M. trumpet,flugelhorn, Don Mcginnis bass, John Garr sax, Lord Bygon s.w., Mr. Jeza singer, Bill Cornish composer and keyboardist,Nicolas Gueret saxophone, Christophe Dutray trumpet, Philippe Henry Trombone, Etienne M'Bappe' bass-guitar, Scott Le Rock guitar, Tamala Parker singer, Diane Jessurun singer, John Jones executive coordinator for Ansun project, John H. Clark singer and producer, Alexis Van Eeckhout sax, Wayne Eagles guitar, Arthur Bayram-Galy guitar, Doug Millaway keys guit producer, Rob Denton guitar, Anthony Sarain sax flute, Tony Rogers cello viola violin, Frank Lazzaro percussion, Michael Tagart violin, Paul Hoffert percussion, Catherine Delgadillo guitar, Yves Sordage guitar, Paul Wheeler bass, Chris Hale bass...

Discography update 10.2014
Pollution by F.Bertacche (1996)
Net Experience by F.Bertacche (2001)
Trek To Nowhere by F.Bertacche (2001)
Best of Jazz That Rocks by Mathias Claus (2001)
International Collaborations 2 by M.Thorpe (2001)
Aardvarks with F.Bertacche by F.Bertacche and J.Cohmer (2002)
I.M.C. Vol.III by F.Bertacche (2002)
CYBER FRIENDS by Peggy Morris (of Morris Code) (2002)[on 8/02/02's Top 10 Best Selling Jazz CDs]
Caldron of Joy by K.Whitlock (2002)
Funkdawgs "Release the Hounds" by B.Brewer (2002)
Funkdawgs "Fusion Hits!" by B.Brewer (2002)
FunkDawgs, Bone to Groove by B.Johnson (2002)
FunkDawgs, Jazz With a Bite by B.Johnson (2002)
Funk, the whole funk by B.Brewer (2002)
Solstice by B.Johnson (2002)
Ambient Earth by K.Whitlock (2003)
Groove Bank by B.Lawrence (2003)
Groove Bank Volume Two by B.Lawrence (2003)
id I. D. by C.Eichman (2003)
N.I.V. Jazz Volume One by B.Lawrence (2003)
N.I.V. Jazz Volume Two by B.Lawrence (2003)
N.I.V. Jazz Volume Three by B.Lawrence (2003)
Funkdawgs, Fusion Hits (VOLII) by B.Brewer (2003)
Dawg Days by B.Johnson (2003)
Funkdawgs FD-6 by B.Lawrence (2003)
Radio Cuts by B.Lawrence (2003)
Borderless by The FunkDawgs (2003)
Shades Of Grey by C.M. (2003)
I.M.C. Vol. 4 by (2004)
One hour @ a time by Don McGinnis (2004)
Hidden Symmetry by Carl Eichman (2004/2006)
Blue Train Various Artists PTMF (2004)
Dawgma by Funkdawgs (2005)
Morsels by Bobby Brewer (2006)
Sock Monkey by Don McGinnis (2006)
Don't Bite, Jazz Fusion Unleashed by Funkdawgs (2006) Music Minus One Release
A Dawg's Life by Funkdawgs (2006)
Sojourn by Bill Cornish (2007)
Manifest Dei by Carl Eichman (2009)
Decalogy by Carl Eichman (2010)
Inner Visions by Bill Cornish (2010)
Dawgs Tracks by Funkdawgs (2011)
Lucid Dreams by Kyle Whitlock (2014

Favorite Genres

  • Blues
  • Contemporary
  • Easy Listening
  • Funk
  • Instrumental
  • Jazz
  • Lounge
  • Pop
  • R&B
  • Rock
  • Soft Rock
  • Soul
  • Soundtrack

Recording Setup

Octane analog/digital converter by M-Audio
Scope Project Fusion Platform soundcard and mixing software by Creamware/Sonic
Analogic Mackie 16 channels mixer
Shure SM57, SM81, Sennheiser MD 421 II, Akg D 112 and Rode NT mics
Pearl drums
Evans Heads
Paiste, Zildjian and Ufip cymbals

Session Work
Online acoustic drums recording since 2000. More than 150 tunes recorded from 2000 to 2008.
Italian cyber drummer providing professional acoustic drums tracks for amateur and professional musicians projects, collaborating with the best musicians on the web, and ready to start a collaboration.
Multitrack recording is available in 9 bus (snare/hi-hat/bass drums/toms/cymbals overhead/piccolo snare) at 80 USD; 2 channels (left, right) drums tracks master is also available for FREE (first two songs).

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