Tolbert Pitman

Session bass guitarist

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My motto is "what would Pino or Tony do?" Then I do my best imitation or take your suggestion and run with it. I would love to take a stab (with love) at your song and apply some low end for you. I can read charts if that's the way you work or give me a lyric sheet and we can talk it out. Let's get busy!

I'm Tolbert Pitman, originally from east Texas and arrived in the Dallas - Ft. Worth area in the early 80's to play some rock & roll and lay down some funk bass. Growing up in east Texas, I had the opportunity to play various styles of music from blues, country, gospel, soul, pop and funk and in all sorts of churches, bowling ally bars, honky tonks, clubs and theaters. I've been doing this a while, mainly as a live performer from Dallas, TX to Rio de Janeiro and some recording dates, for artists and jingles.

I have a home studio now and can supply you with some great bass from slap to fretless or both.

I have been involved with some great local projects and would love to be involved with other musicians and artists from all over the globe.

I look forward to hearing from you and about your project!

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

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  1. Review by Albert Madariaga
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    Honestly, I doubt that I will ever play with a better bassist. Technical skill is one thing, but the ears are where it's at and Tolbert hears everything. He knows how things fit, where the spaces and nuances should lie and when to just blow your doors off. An amazing musician.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Pino Palladino
  • Marcus Miller
  • Tony Levin
Gear Highlights
  • 1976 Fender Jazz with Nordstrand noiseless pickups
  • 2019 Fender Jazz 5 Elite
  • G&L Kiloton 5 Fretless
  • Mesa D800+
  • Abelton Live
  • Logic X
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