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  • Aaron Craven (bass, acoustic)

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    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)

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    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)

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    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,...
  • Aaron Zachary (bass, acoustic)

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  • Adam Lane (bass, acoustic)

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    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)

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    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).
  • Adrian Litvinoff (bass, acoustic)

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    Adrian Litvinoff – Basses & ComposerAdrian was musically active from childhood but took some time to find his way. Piano and violin lessons were of limited appeal so in his teens he gravitated to performance in jazz groups with friends,...
  • Afonso Abreu (bass, acoustic)

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    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)

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    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)

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    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 Hampton (bass, acoustic)

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    Alan Hampton is a busy man. When he’s not on the road, playing bass and singing with Andrew Bird, Meshell N’Degeocello, Gretchen Parlato, and Robert Glasper, he might be in the studio, laying down tracks for Sufjan Stevens, Luke...
  • Alan Lewine (bass, acoustic)

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    Alan Lewine is a bassist and composer currently living in the Philadelphia region. Alan founded Owlsong Productions in 1982, and released the first Owlsong album, Alan Lewine Septet: Original Jazz, in 1986. Alan has performed and recorded...
  • Alan Niblock (bass, acoustic)

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    Jazz/Free Jazz/Improvising composer. Electric & double bass. In 2001 he founded his own cutting edge group Ambient Forces, from exploring the influences of natural and man-made environments, studying the human voice to the visualization...
  • Alan Shutaro Maguire (bass, acoustic)

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    Imagine identical, musically inclined identical twins growing up in Hong Kong, where they seldom heard jazz, and then at 15 moving with their Japanese mother and American father to musically rich Memphis. Imagine these boys falling head...
  • Alan Silva (bass, acoustic)

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    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...
  • Aldo Zunino (bass, acoustic)

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  • Alejandro Cimadoro (bass, acoustic)

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    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)

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    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)

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    Energetic player, composer and Grand Jazz Award winner at the Montreal Jazz Festival, 26th ed, Alex Bellegarde creates music drawn from a wealth of sources. He heads a number of formations and participates in a range of projects: jazz,...
  • Alex Boneham (bass, acoustic)

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    Bassist Alex Boneham is one of the most in demand musicians of his generation, known for his versatility and relentless creative drive. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, Alex has worked extensively worldwide with a wide array of...
  • Alex Claffy (bass, acoustic)

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    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...
  • Alex Delcourt (bass, acoustic)

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    Born in 1991 in Versailles, France, Alexandre Delcourt is a young in-demand bass player based in the Philadelphia area . His long-time love and passion for jazz and many others genres of music has allowed him to develop his own voice on...
  • Alison Rayner (bass, acoustic)

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  • Almog Sharvit (bass, acoustic)

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    After years of exploring and absorbing art in a wide variety of mediums, Bass player Almog Sharvit possesses his own personal and compelling style, both in performance and composition. Born and raised in Israel, Almog grow up playing the...
  • Alon Near (bass, acoustic)

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    Alon Near is an Israeli-based bass player, currently residing in New York, where he is working as a bass player in various bands, after graduating the “New School For Jazz" with an Honorary Degree. Amongst many others, Alon has played...
  • Ameen Saleem (bass, acoustic)

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    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)

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    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)

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    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...
  • Anders Ulrich (bass, acoustic)

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  • Andre Nendza (bass, acoustic)

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    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...
  • Andreas Lang (bass, acoustic)

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  • Andrew Cullen (bass, acoustic)

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  • Andrew Read (bass, acoustic)

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    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)

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    Andy Allen plays Jazz double bass in Los Angeles, California.
  • Anne Mette Iversen (bass, acoustic)

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    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)

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    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...
  • Anton Testa (bass, acoustic)

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    I am a seasoned upright bassist, who has played with many musicians and at many events. I have toured in the past and have played to large audiences. I enjoy playing to small groups in clubs and restaurants and to people who love music. I...
  • Ari Folman-Cohen (bass, acoustic)

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  • Ariel Zamonsky (bass, acoustic)

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  • Arild Andersen (bass, acoustic)

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    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...
  • Ark Ovrutski (bass, acoustic)

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    Since moving to NYC in 2005, Ark Ovrutski has had a busy career free-lancing with many of the great jazz musicians from many generations, including: Curtis Fuller, Carmen Lundy, Mark Soskin, Steve Williams, Larry Willis, Javon Jackson, JD...
  • Artero (bass, acoustic)

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    1979/91 Gérant de la SARL Hot Brass, Club de Jazz à Aix Direction Administrative et Artistique 200 concerts annuels soit plus de 2500 productions d'artistes régionaux, nationaux et internationaux 1988 à 90 Producteur CNC indépendant...
  • Artie Roth (bass, acoustic)

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  • Arvell Shaw (bass, acoustic)

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    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)

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    Since moving to New York City in 2005 via Montreal and Fargo, North Dakota, Aryeh Kobrinsky has quickly established himself as a creative and versatile bassist on the New York jazz scene. Aryeh stands at the vanguard of a generation of...
  • Audun Ellingsen (bass, acoustic)

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    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)

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    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...
  • Baer onBass (bass, acoustic)

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    On the heels of a 38yr career in studio recording as composer-arranger-producer creating music for IMAX, CBC-TV, Solitudes and numerous educational music programs for kids, having had over 7000 of his arrangements recorded, and having been...
  • Bárður Reinert Poulsen (bass, acoustic)

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