Hilliard Greene

Hilliard Greene has been studying music for more than 30 years and has been playing professionally over twenty. His emphasis is in classical, jazz, rock, blues, R&B, Tango as well as the music of other continents and US regions. Currently he is concentrating on solo performance.

Greene studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston and the University of Northern Iowa. He has been teaching private students and classes for over 25 years. He is currently a full- time faculty member at the Bass Collective in New York City. He continues to teach privately in doing workshops and master classes in upright and electric bass for both children and adults.

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“…Greene can keep the listener interested ��” very interested ��” for upwards of an hour, all by himself. His new album, “Alone,” is a riveting hour plus of material, mostly originals, that stand up well as melodic compositions played with passionate dedication. There is a wide range of styles and forms, and there is no risk of boredom among the eight tunes.” -Steve Greenlee, Boston Globe

“Besides the exciting moving music, there is the amazement of the man’s technique. He is a real virtuoso. Hearing this album, we can all say we could just never have imagined the bass as a solo instrument that is wholly absorbing...” - James Forte, Wildflower Publishers

“For many decades the bass has ceased to be looked at as an accompaniment instrument entirely

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Primary Instrument

Bass

Location

Bronx, NY

Willing to teach

Beginners

Credentials/Background

Teaching Experience/Private Lessons, Classes, and Workshops Faculty Member - Bass Collective, New York City: 1997 - present Rutgers Univ., Newark NJ: 1995 EMU Music School; La Plata, Argentina – annual guest professor Private Teacher - Boston; New York City; Cedar Falls, IA; Clifton, Nutly, & Irvington, NJ; La Plata & Buenos Aires, Argentina Lecturer and Master Class - Univ

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Albums

On The Road
On The Road
Wildflower Recordings
2005
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