Seth Ford-Young

Basses, Writer, Producer

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Upright and electric bass for Tom Waits, Edward Sharpe and many others. Recorded albums with artists across many genres which charted and/or were Grammy nominated.

Seth Ford-Young is a bassist, composer and singer based in Los Angeles. He has collaborated with a dazzling cross section of artists, from Tom Waits, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Beats Antique to The Hot Club of San Francisco, Rocco DeLuca and Barry Manilow.
Ford-Young started his musical adventures as the lead singer of punk band Initial Reaction, which played clubs around Washington DC. While it might seem like a long journey from DC Hardcore to Chamber music, Pop, Jazz and beyond, Ford-Young gleaned a tremendous amount of information about life on and off the bandstand during his punk days that he’s still drawing from today.

Artists Seth has performed live or in the studio with include; Tom Waits, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Rodriguez, Beats Antique, Barry Manilow, John Vanderslice, Rocco DeLuca, Alexander, Crash, Letts, Sean Hayes, Eric McFadden, Sasha Dobson, The California Honeydrops, Mohsen Namjoo and The Hot Club of San Francisco.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Seth Ford Young
  • Tom Waits
  • Tom Waits
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Crash
  • Crash
  • Crash
  • Crash
  • Barry Manilow
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
  • John Vanderslice
  • Magik Magik Orchestra
  • Sean Hayes
  • Tom Waits
  • Beats Antique
  • Scattered Rivalry
  • Beats Antique
  • Beats Antique
  • Tom Waits
  • Tom Waits
  • Tom Waits
  • Grippo
  • Alex Ebert
  • Volary
  • Rocco DeLuca
  • Mark Growden
  • Mark Growden
  • Seth Ford Young
  • Seth Ford Young
  • Seth Ford Young
  • Seth Ford Young
  • Seth Ford Young
  • Seth Ford Young
  • Seth Ford Young
Terms Of Service

1 revision 72 hours cost on a per project basis

GenresSounds Like
  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
  • Tom Waits
  • Beats Antique
Gear Highlights
  • 1930's Bohemian upright bass
  • 60's Hofner
  • Harmony and Fender basses
  • Ampeg B-18
  • Reddi tube DI
  • AKG D12
  • Neumann TLM 103
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