Born: July 17, 1976
Jason Raso continually unwraps little gifts to the listener, as he explores a variety of phrasing and lays down a groove so deep that you need a miner's lamp to find your way.
If it can be played on the bass, Jason Raso is your man: from jazz to blues and on down the line into funk and latin, he's got a handle on it. Jason's five solo albums (The Bassman Cometh - 2001, Live on Planet Bop - 2002, Detour - 2005, An Abominable Christmas - 2006, and Time Pieces - 2007) showcase his strong melodic sense, extraordinary technique, and innate ability to lay down a groove. Jason's bass influences include Marcus Miller, Stanley Clarke, Charles Mingus and Jaco Pastorius....
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