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Aaron Craven (bass, acoustic)

Born in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Aaron graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in music education K-12 with an emphasis in string bass performance and a minor in piano performance. While at...

Aaron Darrell (bass, acoustic)

Aaron Darrell was born in Alabama and, growing up in Kentucky, Kansas, and Indiana, ended his stately adventures when the Darrells settled in Virginia, where he went to middle/high school. State to state, Aaron sang in church choirs, often...

Aaron Gonzalez (bass, acoustic)

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Aaron Immanuel Wright (bass, acoustic)

Chicago saxophonist Dudley Owens and New York bassist Aaron Immanuel Wright have joined forces, forming a powerful band that is scheduled to tour the United States and Canada in 2012 as the Owens and Wright Experience. On their new record,...

Adam Lane (bass, acoustic)

Combining influences from Duke Ellington, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Melt Banana, bassist and composer Adam Lane stretches the terms “jazz" and “chamber Music" beyond convention. His blend of music and performance art takes...

Adam Troy (bass, acoustic)

Adam Troy is a Seattle area double bassist. With over twenty years of jazz experience Adam has performed across North America and Europe. He can be seen playing regularly with Six Over Four (http://sixoverfour.com).

Afonso Abreu (bass, acoustic)

Afonso Abreu is a very particular musician from Brazil. Playing the bass,composing or producing, always shows his best and does what it has to be done and a lot more. On the road since the hard military brazilian sixties, with the...

Al Cardillo (bass, acoustic)

I'm am one of the prime organizers of jazz on Long Island (New York). I have several different venues which I organize gigs for. Being a music educator on the Island does not allow me to travel freely, so instead of going on the road with...

Alan Broome (bass, acoustic)

Alan Broome is the wild, expressive, fiery red-headed, gravel-voiced bassist of the Dukes of Dixieland. Raised in Kenner, LA, Alan started playing electric bass at age 11. He picked up tuba in high school at age 14 and picked up double...

Alan Lewine (bass, acoustic)

Bassist/composer Alan Lewine, recently relocated to Phladelphia. He first took up the string bass in 1978. Never formally trained on the instrument, Lewine learned primarily by playing. “Most of my early lessons were from pianists or...

Alan Silva (bass, acoustic)

A free jazz and improvisational musician, American composer/orchestral leader Alan Silva is a master of numerous instruments, among them the violin, cello, synthesizer, piano, and, especially, the double bass. His performances and...

Alejandro Cimadoro (bass, acoustic)

Alejandro Cimadoro's fruitful musical career spans for over 25 years. He was part of the renaissance of Argentine Jazz and Rock, which took place in the early 80s and projected many of that country's bands to the international scene....

Alex "Apolo" Ayala (bass, acoustic)

Born in Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico,Bassist/Composer Alex Ayala is one of the most promising Musicians on the Scene.He studied in “Escuela Libre de Musica",and “Conservatorio de Musica Puerto Rico",in which he studied with legendary...

Alex Bellegarde (bass, acoustic)

The New Academy of Jazz …one of Montreal’s most respected young jazz musicians… Capital Arts Online, Craig Moy A prominent artist on the Quebec scene, bassist Alex Bellegarde is a versatile and energetic player with a broad...

Alex Boneham (bass, acoustic)

Alex Boneham is one of Australia’s most in demand up-and-coming jazz bassists, having performed throughout Australia and overseas with many of the country’s top jazz practitioners. In 2007 Alex won the James Morrison Generations in...

Alex Claffy (bass, acoustic)

19 year old Claffy hails from the greater Philadelphia area, starting first with Electric and then Upright Bass. His father being a bandleader, and his mother a singer, he was exposed to music early on. Claffy continues to study under the...

Ameen Saleem (bass, acoustic)

Bassist, Ameen Saleem, was born July 2, 1979, and raised in Washington, DC. He now resides in Brooklyn, New York. Ameen says about his involvement in the Arts... “I'm a chill, laid back person until I get a bass in my hand... then...

Amin EL (bass, acoustic)

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas Oct.16,1959 Self taught musician first instrument, piano later clarinet, drums, guitar,bass and vocals. Moved to LA in 77',introduced to the jazz community through contacts met at, “The World...

Amy Shook (bass, acoustic)

Since moving to the East Coast in 2003, Amy Shook has become one of the most in-demand upright bassists in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area, coveted for her huge sound and infectious, driving groove. She is an incredibly versatile...

Andre Nendza (bass, acoustic)

Double-bass player and composer André Nendza makes his way with uncompromising determination, always fully committed to his music. Currently, Nendzas’ focus includes the development of his own projects (André Nendza Quartet, the...

Andrew Cullen (bass, acoustic)

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Andrew Read (bass, acoustic)

Andrew Read studied double bass at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne (Australia). After leaving the college in 1981, Andrew began to work professionally in the Australian music scene performing and recording with such diverse...

Andy Allen (bass, acoustic)

Andy Allen plays Jazz double bass in Los Angeles, California.

Anne Mette Iversen (bass, acoustic)

A former student in classical piano at The Royal Danish Academy of Music, Iversen went on to study bass for four years at the Rhythmic Conservatory of Music in Copenhagen, Denmark, and graduated in 2001 from The New School University with...

Anthony Shadduck (bass, acoustic)

Anthony Shadduck is a contrabassist currently living in Long Beach. He has recently completed his Master of Music in Jazz Studies and Performance from California State University Long Beach. Active in the both standard jazz and the free...

Arild Andersen (bass, acoustic)

He has been one of Europe's leading bass player since the early 70-ties. Andersen started out as a member of the Jan Garbarek Quartet (67-73). The group also included Terje Rypdal and Jon Christensen. During the same period he also worked...

Art Davis (bass, acoustic)

In a musical career that has spanned four decades, Dr. Art Davis has played his bass with a myriad of the greatest jazz, classical, and popular artists in the world. He has shared his talents with not only the best jazz musicians (John...

Arthur Juini Booth (bass, acoustic)

About juini booth Arthur Juini Booth, bassist/composer, Aquarician, lives and works in New York City. Playing professionally since 16, Juini Booth has expanded the range of the contrabass into a refined personal language of intense...

Arvell Shaw (bass, acoustic)

Primarily recognized as Louis Armstrong’s bassist, Arvell Shaw must have been one of the last musicians to learn to play his instrument on the famed Mississippi riverboats. Taught trombone and tuba in high school, in his native St....

Aryeh Kobrinsky (bass, acoustic)

Fargo, ND Montreal, QC Brooklyn, NY Boston, MA Brooklyn, NY Jazz school at McGill University and more jazz school at New England Conservatory.

Audun Ellingsen (bass, acoustic)

I was born in Ørsta on the west coast of Norway 4th f Jan. 1979. My mother convinced me to study classical piano at young age, but it was no fun and I was more interested in rock music. So I picked up the electric bass at age 10 and...

Avery Sharpe (bass, acoustic)

Honesty. Clarity. Dignity. These are words that come to mind when you listen to the music of bassist-composer Avery Sharpe. In an age of ephemeral pop stars and flavor-of-the-month trends, Sharpe is a reminder of the lasting value of...

Bassik Vibe (bass, acoustic)

About Bassik Vibe Bassik Vibe is the new group featuring the internationally known vibraphonist, Stephan Bauer and British/American bassist, Howard Britz. With over 100 years of experience between them the combination of these two great...

Ben Allison (bass, acoustic)

Bassist/composer Ben Allison is one of a few band leaders working in jazz today who has developed his own instantly identifiable sound. Known for his lyrical melodies, inventive grooves and inspired arrangements, Ben draws from the jazz...

Ben Bastin (bass, acoustic)

At Just 25 Ben Bastin is fast making waves on the british jazz scene both as a sideman to many of Europes best musicians but also with his own bands and his compoisitons. Having played all over Europe with artists such as Sarah Gillespie,...

Ben Tucker (bass, acoustic)

A native of Tennessee, Tucker by the age of twelve, began to develop his musical interest first on trumpet and later on the bass and quickly made a name for himself in Nashville. Following a stint in the Air Force, Ben settled in...

Benjamin Duboc (bass, acoustic)

Benjamin Duboc was born May 20, 1969. double bass player / improviser / electroacoustic composer / sound engineer Benjamin Duboc is a very strong voice on double bass, born 1969, studied with JF Jenny-Clark & Bernard Cazauran, and has...

Benjamin Fox-Rosen (bass, acoustic)

Benjy Fox-Rosen is a bass player living in Brooklyn, New York City. He moved from Los Angeles in 2002 to attend the New School for Jazz and Contemporary music, where he had the opportunity to study with Mark Helias, Mark Dresser and Jane...

Benjamin May (bass, acoustic)

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Bertram Turetzky (bass, acoustic)

Bertram Turetzky (b. February 14, 1933) is a contemporary American double bass soloist, teacher, and author of The Contemporary Contrabass (1974, 1989), a book that looked at a number of new and interesting ways of playing the double bass...

Bhagwan Khalsa (bass, acoustic)

Bassist Bhagwan Khalsa, one of the most sought-after acoustic bassists in the DC area, is currently a member of the Eric Byrd Trio. His original arrangements are essential to shaping the sound of the trio, and he has recorded on all of the...

Bill Crow (bass, acoustic)

Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Crow is best known as a bassist but has been a trumpeter, saxophonist, trombonist, and drummer. He is also one of the few musicians who has bothered trying to write about his craft, beginning with a...

Bob Magnusson (bass, acoustic)

As the heart of the rhythm section, the bass is the center of any jazz ensemble and, in ways, the most important of the jazz instruments. It is, therefore, something of an irony that jazz bassists are known not so much for their own...

Bob Nieske (bass, acoustic)

Bob Nieske has quietly become one of the finest jazz composers and bassists in New England. Through work with Jimmy Giuffre (including two Soul Note albums), the Either/Orchestra (which has recorded a number of Nieske compositions), George...

Brandino (bass, acoustic)

Brandino (Kevin Charles Brandon) Kevin was born in Compton, California to loving parents, and into a talented family who where from richly diverse musical cities of Chicago, Illinois and New Orleans, Louisiana. From birth he has congenital...

Bren Plummer (bass, acoustic)

Bren Plummer is a bassist and composer who is comfortable playing funk, straight-ahead jazz, salsa or classical. Originally from Seattle, WA, Bren has studied and performed with some of the great jazz masters such as George Russell, Jimmy...

Brian Cruse (bass, acoustic)

While the musical setting around him frequently varies, versatile bassist Brian Cruse provides a solid harmonic & rhythmic foundation through his contributions in a diverse range of ensembles. In addition to leading his own ensemble, Brian...

Bridget Kearney (bass, acoustic)

I am a student at the New England Conservatory and play in the Boston area.

Bruno Raberg (bass, acoustic)

BRUNO RÅBERG is an internationally renowned bass player and composer. Since coming to the US from his native Sweden in 1981, he has made six recordings as a leader, about 30 as a sideman, and has performed numerous world-class artists....

Bryan C. White (bass, acoustic)

Solid, lyrical, and searching. Quite simply, this sums up the playing and composition style of Asheville-based bassist/composer, Bryan White. A graduate of UNC-Asheville’s Jazz Studies program and a 10 year veteran on upright and...
 

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