Orlando le Fleming

Orlando le Fleming Biography Among the most proficient and accomplished bassists in the field of contemporary jazz, Orlando le Fleming's virtuoso technique, boundless creativity and powerful beat are those of a musician who has found himself, humbly, occupying a space in the uppermost stratum of American improvised music.

Orlando's facility as an improviser and capacity as a team player were first honed not on the bandstand, nor in the practice room, but on the cricket pitch. Originally from the UK, Orlando seemed destined for an athletic career, and was briefly a professional cricketer, until he was granted a place at London’s Royal Academy of music, and his lifelong passion for music won out.

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”Orlando le Fleming, a deep toned walker with an impeccable sense of time.”- Jazz Times

“Me Le Fleming served as the band's grounding force”- New York Times

“Le Fleming's material has a reflective, contemplative quality...whatever the tempo, thoughtful introspection is the general rule.” - All About Jazz

“The six track offerings clearly shout Le Fleming is a brilliant artist”- Birmingham Times

“Le Fleming delivers some stunning pizzicato on the stirring ballad ”Inevitably”- Jazz Times

“Every inch of this recording speaks eloquently for the art of the rhythm section.....

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Primary Instrument

Bass

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background

$100 per hour $80 per hour for Skype

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