Pablo Arruda
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Languages
English
Portuguese
French
main genres
Latin
Rock
Indie
Country
R&B
World
Brazilian
Pop
instruments
Electric Bass (4-String)
Electric Bass (5-String)
vocal range
Pablo is insatiably approachable and possesses limitless talent. Known for his warm presence and musical adaptability, he’s also recorded on a Grammy nominated album.

With over 16 years professional musician experience, Pablo Arruda is a Swiss-Brazilian Bass player and composer. Pablo has toured extensively around 13 countries with a variety of projects, including 45,000+ audiences, research and speech about “the details of artistic improvisation applied to everyday life” in Lyon, France. He has been performing with artists such as Chano Dominguez, Hamilton de Holanda, Gabriel Grossi, Hermeto Pascoal, Rubel, Geraldo Azevedo, Vanessa da Mata, Leo Gandelman. In 2018, Pedro Franco's homonym album was nominated to "Revelação ao Prêmio da Música Brasileira" and in 2019 Rubel’s album “Casas” was Grammy nominated and Pablo was winner of Rádio MEC's best interpreter of instrumental music.Pablo’s flexibility helps other artists' ideas to be born. From his well-equipped home studio in Rio de Janeiro, he can read written bass lines but also loves to read chords and create on the spot, give musical advice and build different groove, line and solo options to fit different genres, from Tight Pop to Latin American music, Funk, Jazz, all varieties of Rock, Hip-Hop, soundtracks and more.

instruments
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WOODWINDS

1 Flute, 1 Oboe, 1 Bb Clarinet, 1 Bassoon

BRASS

2 French Horns, 2 Bb Trumpets, 1 Tenor Trombone, 1 Bass Trombone

STRINGS

1 Harp, 5 Violins I, 4 Violins II, 4 Violas, 4 Violoncellos, 1 Contrabass (includes C extension)

PERCUSSION (1 PERCUSSIONIST)

Timpani, Snare Drum, Suspended Cymbal, Crash Cymbal, Triangle, Tambourine, Woodblock, others including mallets

5 Violins I, 5 Violins II, 5 Violas, 4 Celli, 3 Contrabasses (includes C extension)

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instruments
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WOODWINDS

1 Flute, 1 Oboe, 1 Bb Clarinet, 1 Bassoon

BRASS

2 French Horns, 2 Bb Trumpets, 1 Tenor Trombone, 1 Bass Trombone

STRINGS

1 Harp, 5 Violins I, 4 Violins II, 4 Violas, 4 Violoncellos, 1 Contrabass (includes C extension)

PERCUSSION (1 PERCUSSIONIST)

Timpani, Snare Drum, Suspended Cymbal, Crash Cymbal, Triangle, Tambourine, Woodblock, others including mallets

5 Violins I, 5 Violins II, 5 Violas, 4 Celli, 3 Contrabasses (includes C extension)

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DAW
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Audio Interface
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RME (Babyface Pro fs)
preamp
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Puppipre (Tube microphone preamp - Handmade)
mics
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Shure SM57
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Sanken CU55
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Bass amp
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MarkBass - Cabinet: MarkBass Little Mark 250 (ITALY) Speaker: Genz-Benz 10" (GERMANY)
Bass Pedals
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Aguilar Octamizer , Fulltone Drive + F.E.T. Distortion, Strymon BlueSky
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instruments
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Electric Bass (4-String)
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Electric Bass (5-String)
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Great to work with Pablo
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Danika Fields
Creative Artist & Producer
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Great experience with Pablo Arruda
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Nicolaas tenBroek
Film Score Composer
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Pablo is wonderful!
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Vincent Panigazzi
Music Creator
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Pablo is a great guy
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Yazan Al-Hajari
Music Creator
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Tracks sound amazing
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Mike Desroches
Music Creator
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Pablo records with such a killer tone! He seems to really think about the song when he considers both his bass and tonal options. Love working with him! Thanks as always!!!
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Jed Davis
Music Creator
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Since I Just wanted Musiversal to know how good Pablo is as a session musician. His work as well as sounding is beyond expectation. Hope you keep up the good work for us to stay in your platform in future.
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Nithin Lopez
Producer
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Sounded great!
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Jenni Black
Singer-Songwriter
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Thank you for helping me out on this journey :)
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Paul Gaxiola
Music Creator
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Pablo is Awesome!!!
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Sander Kerklaan
Music Creator
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Had a fantastic bass session with Pablo!
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Yitzy Spinner
Music Creator
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