Roberto Puggioni, bass player, composer, arranger, was born in Turin, June 1, 1963. He is a self-taught musician. His bass playing career began in the '80's with local rock bands. In 1983 he moved to Wien, where he played with all the local and known musicians. . He formed a quartet, "Rally Band". They played for many years in the best dancing, venues and clubs of Germany, Switzerland, France and Austria.
Roberto has also been a supporting player The Platters, Roy Black, Jessy King, Bobo, Jurgen Drews and Ibo.
In 1990, he moved back to Italy and has been working as a session musician and side-man playing with Italian and European and international musicians and vocalists: Nunzio Barbieri. Max Carletti, Diego Borotti, Giorgio Barbera, Carlo Actis Dato, Furio Chirico, Mike Lazzarini, Roberto Taufic, Laura Ghirardi, Mario Bracco, Luis Casih, Rodrigo Botter Maio, Piergiorgio Miotto, Dado Sezzi, Gino Todesco, Arthur Miles, Alfredo De la Fe, Fabio Vernizzi ,Ginger Brew, Toti Canzoneri, Danila Satragno, Stefan Berger, Paolo Ricca, Mustafa Krieger, Sara Venturino, Gilson Silveira, Eileina, Jasmine Meguid, Nubia, Gary Scott, Rev. Lee Brown, Jessy Howe, Janet Dawkins, Jimmy Duncan and many others... He plays for Furio Chirico & Friends ("Father to son"). His collaboration with the modern jazz quintet Dudà includes two Italian tours and one album.
He participated in various events and in various jazz festivals such as : Philip Morris International Meeting in Switzerland, International Jazz Festival in Sicily, Kalottjazz Festival in Finland, Jazz festival in Limburg, Germany, Montecarlo Jazz&Wine festival, Drumstock festival, Blue Note Milano, Moods Zurich, Swiss Television (DRS1) with Nella Martinetti and with Pino Gasparini.
Roberto continues to compose and has now expanded his playing to include upright bass.