Jason Raso

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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”Jason Raso's bass is a full-on orchestra of ground vibrating pleasure” - Exclaim Magazine
Primary Instrument

Bass, electric


Guelph, On

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.


The Guelph School of Guitar - Guelph, Ontario Woodshed Music - Guelph, Ontario


Date Event Time
Nov16Thu Jason Raso Funktet
The Jazz Room
Waterloo, ON, Canada
6:30 pm
20.00 CAD



Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorius
bass, electric
Luke Vajsar Luke Vajsar
bass, electric
Marcus Miller Marcus Miller
bass, electric
Jack McDuff Jack McDuff
organ, Hammond B3
Damian Erskine Damian Erskine
bass, electric

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