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  Basso, Guido
Basso began playing trumpet at nine, studied at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal, and in his teens, under the name 'Stubby' Basso, worked in dance and show bands led by Al Nichols, Maury Kaye, and others.
Basso performed in Toronto nightclubs and hotel lounges with his own small groups - several of which brought together jazz and Latin music - and was an important soloist with the Boss Brass, the Rob McConnell Tentet, Nimmons 'N' Nine Plus Six, and the big bands of Ron Collier and others.
Basso was made a Member of the Order of Canada in 1994.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0000217   (322 words)

  
 Basso is cleared on doping charges - CNN.com
Basso, who has always protested his innocence, has been suspended by his Danish team CSC since the news was revealed on June 30, the day before the Tour de France started.
Basso was delighted with the news that Coni had recommended that the case against him be dropped.
Basso, who was refused permission to ride this year's Tour de France because of the doping allegations, said he had kept in shape during his 105 days of suspension.
edition.cnn.com /2006/SPORT/10/12/cycling.basso   (410 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Other Sport... | Cycling | Italian Basso signs for Discovery
Basso was runner-up to former Discovery rider Lance Armstrong in the 2005 Tour de France, having finished third to the American the previous year.
Giro d'Italia winner Basso was banned from this year's Tour as part of a Spanish doping probe but the charges against him were dropped last month.
Basso, 28, split with the CSC team by mutual consent last month.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/sport2/hi/other_sports/cycling/6130852.stm   (230 words)

  
 Basso asks for doping inquiry to be dropped - iht,sports,cycling,Doping Basso - Sports - International Herald Tribune
Basso, who was excluded from the Tour de France after being implicated in a Spanish doping investigation, has denied using banned substances.
Basso was among nine riders — including German veteran Jan Ullrich — withdrawn from the Tour de France on the eve of the race.
Basso said that after the decision, he would meet with top officials of the team to "discuss the future." The rider, who won the Giro d'Italia in May for his first major title, is contracted until 2008.
www.iht.com /articles/ap/2006/09/29/sports/EU_SPT_CYC_Doping_Basso.php   (341 words)

  
 Ivan Basso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Basso is among the best mountain riders in the professional field of the 2000s, and is considered one of the strongest stage race riders.
Ivan Basso's weakness was the time trial and before the 2004 season he and teammate Carlos Sastre trained in a wind tunnel at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to improve their aerodynamic positioning on the bike.
Basso's first solo stage victory came on the 8th stage, the first mountaintop finish of the Giro, where he countered an attack by Damiano Cunego and rode to the finish by himself.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ivan_Basso   (2053 words)

  
 CSC Cycling Giro Stage 13: Basso Widens Lead in Alps May 20, 2006
Basso was comfortable to lose a little time on the tricky downhill rather than risk a fall.
Basso came through second at 44 seconds back, but carved out even more time on his overall challengers to confirm his leadership position with a week left to go in the 21-stage Giro.
Basso echoed that sentiment, adding that there are still eight days of hard racing left in the race, including brutal climbs such as the Plan de Corones on Wednesday and the famous Mortirolo on Thursday.
www.csc.com /mms/cycling/en/ne/na/articleDetail.jsp?id=2924   (649 words)

  
 Tour de France 2006: Ivan Basso Archives
Basso, who won the Giro d'Italia this year, only to have his victory tarnished by unproven allegations that he was involved with Operación Puerto doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, gives Discovery Channel the undisputed GT leader it lacked in 2006.
Basso admits that he convinced Simoni they should ride together on the descent of the Mortirolo, but says the rest of Simoni's story is a fabrication.
Honchar's at :02, Voigt and Rogers at :08, Basso at :13, and Savoldelli at :22.
www.tdfblog.com /ivan_basso   (7448 words)

  
 Italy's Basso ready to race again after doping allegation recommendation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Basso was one of nine riders - including 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich - excluded from this year's Tour de France after being implicated in a Spanish doping investigation.
However, Basso said his Danish CSC team had decided not to field him in Saturday's Giro di Lombardia, the final men's Pro Tour race of the season.
Basso is under contract with CSC until 2008.
www.cbc.ca /cp/sports/061013/s101332.html   (375 words)

  
 Basso parts company with CSC team - CNN.com
Basso, who had been one of the favorites for the Tour, was cleared to resume racing last week when the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) recommended that all charges against him be dropped.
Basso, who was under contract with the Danish team until 2008, was one of a number of riders suspected of being involved in a doping and blood doping ring which Spanish police uncovered at the end of May only days before Basso's Giro D'Italia triumph.
Basso's situation improved last Thursday, when CONI said he had no case to answer, but they reserved the right to re-open the case in the event of fresh evidence.
cnn.com /2006/SPORT/10/18/cycling.basso/index.html?section=cnn_latest   (425 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Giro d'Italia champion questioned by anti-doping authorities
ROME – Giro d'Italia champion Ivan Basso, who was excluded from the Tour de France after being implicated in a Spanish doping investigation, denied using banned substances Tuesday in his first appearance before Italian anti-doping authorities.
Basso, who looked calm after the questioning at Rome's Olympic Stadium, said the hearing had gone “as expected” and promised fans he will soon return to racing.
Basso was among nine riders – including German veteran Jan Ullrich – ousted from the Tour de France the day before it began.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/20060829-0952-cyc-doping-basso.html   (322 words)

  
 Offender Information - Basso, Suzanne
On 08/26/1998, Basso and co-defendants kidnapped a 59-year old retarded white male and intentionally caused his death by beating him with belts, baseball bats, steel-toed boots, hands, and feet.
Basso was the leader of the group and encouraged all the co-defendants to abuse the victim.
Basso had wooed the victim into leaving his family and friends in New Jersey and moving to Texas, under the guise that she would marry him.
www.tdcj.state.tx.us /stat/bassosuzanne.htm   (118 words)

  
 Sonic Glossary: Basso Continuo
So widespread was the use of the basso continuo that some people used to refer to the Baroque period as the "basso continuo era." Continuo groups are employed in vocal and instrumental ensembles ranging from three musicians to larger groups.
A basso continuo consisting of a solo harpsichord remained in use during the Classical era, however, to accompany recitatives in opera.
Basso continuo denotes musicians who thickened the textures in music of the Baroque era by augmenting the bass line with a combination of chord-producing and bass instruments.
www.columbia.edu /ccnmtl/draft/paul/sonic/basso.html   (584 words)

  
 Gianni Basso - Biography - AOL Music
Gianni Basso was one of the lights who began shining on the European jazz scene following the end of World War II.
Basso studied music in the busy northern city of Turin, where Valdambrini was a homeboy.
The engaging style of tenor saxophonist Stan Getz was the primary goal Basso set for himself in terms of having a main man on the saxophone.
music.aol.com /artist/gianni-basso/10102/biography   (401 words)

  
 Basso leaves them gasping at Giro
Basso's comrades at Team CSC laid the foundation with some early prods to start the pain early on.
But Basso sensed a moment and he dropped Simoni with about 6.5km to go and rode alone, climbing higher, spinning his legs and leaving a trail of destruction in his path.
Ivan Basso (I), CSC, at 173km in 4:51:30
www.velonews.com /race/int/articles/9905.0.html   (1067 words)

  
 BBC - 606 - - A17182451 - Basso Move to Dicovery Done?
Basso's legal problems are by no means nearly done.
The OP court case is due to happen next June and although the Tour organisers can invite anyone they want, surely they won't wait that long to make decisions and anyway, must realise that the Tour is better off without tainted riders.
I'm not sure what his legal problems are but I don't think Discovery would sign Basso unless they had a pretty good idea what the evidence against him is. Bruyneel said the team exercised due diligence before signing Basso, discussing his situation with French, Italian and Spanish "experts".
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/606/A17182451   (700 words)

  
 Cyclist Basso ends contract with Danish CSC team - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Basso was one of nine riders on a list of cyclists who allegedly had contact with a Spanish doctor accused of running a blood-doping clinic in Madrid.
Basso told French sports daily L'Equipe on Monday that he has been courted by Discovery Channel, the former team of seven-time Tour champion Lance Armstrong.
Basso finished third in the 2004 Tour and runner-up the next year.
www.usatoday.com /sports/cycling/2006-10-18-basso-csc_x.htm   (569 words)

  
 Basso shortlisted - Sport - theage.com.au
Though he appreciated the compliment, Basso wasn't going to be fooled into believing the Texan's aura of invincibility had lessened.
Basso has not raced since the Giro d'Italia, over a month ago, where he placed 28th overall after suffering from stomach pains, and he feels he'll need a little more time to find his rhythm.
Basso finished with the white jersey as the best young Tour rider in 2002.
www.theage.com.au /news/sport/basso-shortlisted/2005/07/02/1119724839775.html   (508 words)

  
 Ivan Basso News - Page 2
Basso: Pereiro the moral victor Reigning world and Olympic champion Paolo Bettini said that he would retire from the world of cycling rather than submit to drug tests.
Basso rides with Lance Ivan Basso considers Oscar Pereiro to be the "moral victor" of the Tour de France, though he defended Floyd Landis' right to defend himself against all doping allegations.
Ivan Basso, now a cyclist on the Discovery Channel pro cycling team, is looking to repeat his championship from last year when he was a member of Team CSC.
www.topix.net /cycling/ivan-basso/page2   (1029 words)

  
 Sue Basso traps mentally handicapped man so she can use him as slave and kill him for insurance. - The Crime library
A court-appointed shrink judged that she was faking, and Judge Keel agreed at a competency hearing that Basso was capable of facing trial.
Basso told police that she hit Musso with a belt but tried to deflect blame on the five others.
She took the witness stand to say that she saw Basso beat Musso with her fists, a belt and a vacuum-cleaner attachment.
www.crimelibrary.com /notorious_murders/women/suzanne_basso/11.html   (823 words)

  
 ABC Sport - Cycling - Basso agrees to DNA test
Basso and Jan Ullrich were the biggest names caught up in the Spanish blood-doping scandal which forced them and other riders to pull out of this year's Tour de France.
The presiding judge of the investigation ruled that evidence could not be used for sanctions, and most of the 58 riders implicated have finally returned to racing.
Basso was one of around 58 top riders implicated in the Spanish doping investigation, dubbed Operation Puerto.
www.abc.net.au /sport/content/200611/s1792011.htm   (489 words)

  
 BASSO Design Group - Premier Web Development and Design   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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www.bassodesigngroup.com   (339 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Basso asks for doping inquiry to be dropped   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
ROME — Giro d'Italia champion Ivan Basso asked the Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping commission Friday to drop an inquiry into allegations he used banned substances.
The committee said it needs more time to evaluate his case, which stems from a Spanish doping investigation that forced Basso and eight other riders to withdraw from the Tour de France in July.
Basso was among nine riders — including 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich — forced to withdraw from the Tour de France on June 30, the day before the race began.
www.usatoday.com /sports/cycling/2006-09-29-basso-doping_x.htm   (375 words)

  
 Basso - Bristol City's Fans' Forum
I think Basso was unlucky - the ball took a bobble just before it reached him and that explains the spill.He did well to keep the original shot out.Shame he coldn't hng onto it.
I was in the Atyeo right behind Maynards shot and Basso got his fingertips to the shot.
Thought Basso was definitely at fault for their goal, not only with the initial spill.
www.otib.co.uk /index.php?showtopic=67682   (1916 words)

  
 Keith H. Basso   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Basso's fieldwork includes a long term relationship with the Western Apache community of Cibecue which began in 1959 and is still there today.
Basso is currently a member of the Anthropology Department at the University of New Mexico.
Basso has also written numerous articles dealing with language and culture.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/information/biography/abcde/basso_keith.html   (261 words)

  
 Basso Cleared   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Italy's top cyclist Ivan Basso is hoping to race this weekend having not turned a pedal in anger since being suspended by his team a day before the Tour de France due to doping suspicions.
Basso, 28, was one of a number of riders suspected of being involved in a doping and blood doping ring, which Spanish police uncovered at the end of May only days before Basso's Tour of Italy triumph.
Already, Basso is hoping his team boss, former Tour de France winner Bjarne Riis, will give him the nod and end his suspension so he can ride the Tour of Lombardy this weekend.
www.bicycling.com /article/1,6610,s1-3-9-15196-1,00.html   (340 words)

  
 CSC Cycling Riis Believes in Basso June 21, 2006
Basso, 28, is trying to become the first rider since Marco Pantani in 1998 to win the Tour and the Giro in the same season.
And the way Basso and the team did was even more impressive, with Basso winning by the largest margin of victory in four decades.
Concerning the selection of the eight riders to support Basso for the Tour, Riis said it was one of the most difficult decisions he’s made as a sport director.
www.csc.com /mms/cycling/en/ne/na/articleDetail.jsp?id=3324   (687 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Other Sport... | Cycling | Basso agrees to new CSC contract
Basso is 2 mins, 46secs behind Armstrong in the standings
The 27-year-old Italian is Lance Armstrong's closest rival for the yellow jersey this year after finishing third in last year's race.
Basso is considered a likely Tour winner after Armstrong's retirement.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/other_sports/cycling/4694277.stm   (106 words)

  
 .:. procycling .:.
In a detailed expose on the “Operacion Puerto” doping inquiry in Wednesday, Interviu alleged the names of both Basso and Giro runner-up José Enrique Gutierrez were cited in telephone conversations between Fuentes and his associates.
In one conversation apparently recorded during the Giro, Liberty Seguros boss Manolo Saiz asks Fuentes: “Are you taking it to Basso, too?”.
Basso, however, has strongly denied any ties with Fuentes.
www.procycling.com /news.aspx?ID=2152   (611 words)

  
 ABC News: Panel Wants Basso Dope Charges Dropped
Basso and 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich were among those excluded from the Tour after being implicated in a Spanish doping investigation.
Basso, one of the prerace favorites, denied the allegations.
Martelli said Basso was to meet immediately with Danish team CSC, which suspended him in July, to decide his future.
abcnews.go.com /Sports/wireStory?id=2558372   (271 words)

  
 Basso Bicycles and Framesets at Yellow Jersey
Basso has made their most popular model, the Gap, for many years with exceptionally comfortable and solid geometry.
The Gap is meticulously fillet-brazed and carefully finished to a sleek smooth joint at the head tube.
Basso uses their precision cast real Italian SCM fork crown (not many bikes are built that nicely any more!)and their modern super stiff cast bottom bracket.
www.yellowjersey.org /basso.html   (248 words)

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