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Jeff Dingler

Jeff Dingler is as upright/electric bassist living in New York City. Comfortable in a straight ahead context or playing world music, Jeff has worked in groups ranging from tours with The Nelson Riddle Orchestra, The Addis Project, to recording modern jazz with Ecuadorian group Koyari. Currently Jeff works with numerous projects as a sideman- The Adam Makowicz Trio, pianist Dave Frank's Quartert, Kurdish musician Ozan Aksoy's group, in addition to Brad Shepik and Seido Salifoski's Balkan Peppers. Jeff has released two records as a bandleader- Taking Root and In Transit. In addition to his work as a rhythm section player, Jeff is noted for his compositions and lyrical soloing technique on upright and fretless electric bass.


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On Jeff's recent release In Transit-

“......the magic comes not from bebop complexity (though the musicians are clearly bebop adepts as well) but from the soft melding of musical traditions from two continents, adding up to one of the more subtly remarkable accomplishments in jazz this year.” -Jon Sobel blogcritics.org

“.......it comes all the more natural due to the contagious easiness and comfort, that can only stem from a quartet of great chemistry—which is clearly the case here.”- Friedrich Kunzmann allaboutjazz.com

Primary Instrument

Bass

Location

New York City

Credentials/Background

Teaching in New York City New Jersey and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Albums

In Transit

Self Produced
2017

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Taking Root

Self Produced
2015

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First Vision

Blue Truffle Music
2015

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The Reiki Practitioner

From: First Vision
By Jeff Dingler

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