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Chris Weigers

Born: December 26, 1957    Primary Instrument: Bass

Chris Weigers

Chris is a veteran of many music environments having played with such artists as: Lothlorien, Ken Makanda McIntyre, Jaki Byard, John Abercrombie, Paula Atherton, Don Celenza, The Zen Trickster's, The Jim Pin Band, Satya, Willie Steel, New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble, and Eastern Standard Time, to name a few. He studied privately with Richard Davis and attended SUNY Old Westbury under Ken Makanda McIntyre earning a B.A. in 1982. The “Horizons” cd showcases Weigers' compositions, bass playing, and teamwork as the music allows all participants to shine. ArushA “Look Up” is Chris' debut as a bandleader...
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Primary Instrument:
Bass

Location:
greenlawn, NY

Willing to teach:
Beginners

Credentials/Background:
Over 20 years private teaching experience on both electric and double bass. Call for availability and current rates.

Clinic/Workshop Information:
(1) "The Group Dynamic" I perform with my group ArushA as part of a performance/clinic day at schools or music camps. We discuss the interplay between musicians that allows for a successful group. We coach students with their jazz band or school band. Each band member is an accomplished educator as well as an experienced musician. We are qualified to assist rhythm sections, reed instruments, brass instruments, and vocalists. (2) "The role of the Bass as a functioning member of the rhythm section". I perform with a trio or quartet with the focus on the role of the bass as a bridge between the rhythmic and harmonic elements within a rhythm section.

MTD 6-string fretless electric, Tobias 6-string fretted electric,Tyrolian double bass circa 1890, also Sadowsky 5-string fretless, Modulus 5-string fretted, Fender Jazz 4-fretless, Fender Precision 4-fretted Walter Woods and SWR amplifiers, SWR cabinets 2x10 and 4x10

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