Playing his electric bass and acoustic bass guitar, Pierluigi Balducci performed at numerous festivals and jazz clubs throughout Italy, Europe and Asia, collaborating with jazz musicians as Paul McCandless, John Taylor, Ernst Reijseger, Gabriele Mirabassi, Luciano Biondini, Javier Girotto, Michele Rabbia, Antonio Tosques, Andy Sheppard and many others. He is also member of the Nuevo Tango Ensamble, performing many concerts all around the world. As a composer and a band leader, he released various albums under his name (since 2006 for the Italian label Dodicilune), always striving for a balance not only between writing and improvisation, but also between African-American jazz language and European classical tradition.
The main Italian jazz magazines Musica Jazz and JazzIt and Italian national broadcaster Radiotre have dedicated considerable inter- views to him. For several years, the prestigious Jazzit Award includes Pierluigi Balducci of the most important Italian electric bassists in the jazz scene.
He performed live for the Italian broadcaster Radiotre, for Bayerisches Rundfunk, for the Austrian broadcaster ORF and for South Korean MBC. He teaches electric bass and improvisation techniques at Matera music university.

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