Category: Bass

Artist, Bass, Vocalist

Lou Castro

Lou Castro is the bassist and singer in Oui’ 3. He’s been associated with artists such as Mandrill, Arthur Adams, Albert Lee, Sir Sodoff & The Trainwrecks featuring Vivian Campbell, Carla Olson, Chris Cain, andContinue reading

Artist, Bass

Alex Frank

The date was January 9, 2016 and the place was Vitello’s Jazz Club in North Hollywood. Alex Frank was playing bass with Johnny Mandel and his Big Band in an event celebrating Mandel’s 90th birthday.Continue reading

Artist, Bass

Chris Conner

Chris Conner is a bassist, composer and arranger who began playing professionally at the age of 15. He lived in Toronto for 12 years where he played with the likes of; Rick Wilkens, Moe Koffman,Continue reading

Artist, Bass

Harvey Newmark

He believes that doubling up between jazz and the classics makes him a better player on both sides of the street. “The classics demand discipline and jazz requires improvisation, and together they wipe out theContinue reading

Artist, Bass

Kevin Axt

Kevin Axt was born in Burbank and has been a freelance musician in LA since 1982. He began studying classical guitar at the age of 13, later adding tuba, electric bass and finally string bassContinue reading

Artist, Bass

Bruce Lett

Bruce Lett attended the University of Evansville, Indiana and North Texas State University. He toured with Gerry Mulligan (California, 1987), Alphonse Mouzon (US & Europe, 1989-91), Nancy Wilson (1993-95), and Ernie Watts (1995-96). In 1989Continue reading

Artist, Bass

Abe Laboriel

Abraham Laboriel, Sr. (b. July 17, 1947) Abraham Laboriel is a world renowned bassist and the founder of the band KOINONIA. He was born and raised in Mexico City where he received his earliest musicalContinue reading

Artist, Bass

Adam Cohen

Through the years, the Los Angeles music scene has become a proving ground for first-rate bass playing. It’s where players can go from underdog to top dog; where musicians get together to jam at TheContinue reading

Artist, Bass

Alphonso Johnson

Internationally acclaimed Bassist and Chapman Stick artist Alphonso Johnson has accumulated numerous performing, recording, teaching, producing, composing and publishing credits during his illustrious career. His touring and recording credits read like a “Who’s Who” ofContinue reading

Artist, Bass

Andre Manga

A native of Yaounde, Cameroon, jazz composer, arranger and bassist Andre Manga built his first musical instrument at the age of seven, a pseudo-marimba constructed from bamboo and part of a tree trunk; he laterContinue reading