My name is David Katilius, and I am a bass player from Greenville, South Carolina. I received my Bachelor of Music degree with Magna Cum Laude distinction from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and am currently playing out with many different bands in the Greenville and surrounding areas of the Upstate including Earsight and The Lift.
When I play bass, I always put the song first. I strive to give my clients exactly what they're looking for, and take great pride in my ability to deliver tasteful bass parts very quickly. I am comfortable in any style, and specialize in R&B, funk, jazz/fusion, blues, and rock/pop.
Some additional background:
While attending Berklee, David received instruction from many of the world's most prominent bass players, including Lincoln Goines, Gary Willis, John Patitucci, Lee Sklar, Eddie Gomez, Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and Victor Bailey, and also got the chance to perform with internationally-recognized acts Sinbad and Brian McKnight. With the ability to instantly adapt to any musical environment, he quickly became a high-demand bass player around the Boston area, a tradition he has continued since moving back to the Upstate, frequently sharing the stage with some of the area's finest musicians. When he's not gigging or teaching band, David also works as an Audio/Visual Technician for the TD Convention Center in Greenville.
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
My credits include
- Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass 5-string
- F Bass BN6 6-string
- Sire V7 5-string
- Markbass CMD102P combo amp
Terms of Service
Typical turnaround time is 7-10 days or less. Will send tracks as WAV or AIFF files to easily drop into your project. No additional cost for excessive revisions.
Reviews of David Katilius
I've had the pleasure of seeing David play live a couple of times in Boston. If his recordings are anything like his live performances, then his basslines will be tasteful, locked-in and have great tone.