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Chip Boaz

Chip Boaz plays Latin Jazz with the bass on top. Six string bass highs and lows form the foundation for your musical experience. Melodic bass solos glide through a sea of Afro-Cuban rhythms and electronic sounds. Strong bass lines anchor contemporary sounds in the landscape of both Afro-Cuban and Jazz traditions. Infectious grooves inspire your feet to dance and your ears to listen a little closer. It's Latin Jazz with an emphasis on the low end, created to move you!

Chip built the foundation for his musical explorations through early years of academic study. Chip’s teenage life was spent in high school bands and at-home garage bands, which inspired him to turn his passion for performance into a career. Over the next several years he focused on musical studies first at San Jose State University, then Wesleyan University. While there, Chip dedicated equal time to the study of both Afro-Cuban bass masters like Israel “Cachao” Lopez and Carlos Del Puerto and jazz bass soloists such as Paul Chambers and John Patitucci. Chip spun these influences into a musical voice that guides his performances today.

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Primary Instrument

Bass

Location

Petaluma, CA

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

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