Born: January 21, 1984
At 28 years old, Aidan Carroll, versatile bassist and composer has shared the stage with such artists as Donald Fagen, Warren Haynes, John Abercrombie, Ben Monder, Nasheet Waits, Adam Cruz and more. Aidan has performed at such international and stateside festivals as the Amazonas Jazz Festival, Pontevedra Jazz Festival, Bonnaroo, Telluride Jazz Festival, Mountain Jam and others. His concept and approach to music which combines groove with melodic improvisation, and a deep sense of harmony, makes him a unique artist in his own right. Hailing from the unlikely city of Oklahoma City, Aidan grew up with his musical parents' support, and studied music avidly since a young boy...
Awards-Outstanding Musicianship Scholarship, City College of New York, 2007- 08. - Selected to attend the Banff International Jazz and Creative Music Workshop 2006 as a scholarship student. -Outstanding Jazz Musician at Wichita Jazz Festival, 2003. -Full Jazz Scholarship to attend the University of Central Oklahoma, 2002. -Received a 1 in Solo State Competition for Classical Percussion on marimba, 2000.