Luis Espaillat

Session Bassist - Nashville

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Nashville based session bass player on many charting songs, major motion pictures, tv shows, commercials and video games.

Luis Espaillat is a multi-faceted bassist and musician whose career has spanned many genres and taken him around the world.  His unique sound can be heard in all forms of media from shows on network television such as Smallville and King Of The Hill, major motion pictures including S.W.A.T. and American Wedding and even video games including Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 and Project Gotham Racing. 
In the studio, Luis can be heard in various genres from country legends like Michael Martin Murphey to contemporary country, Juno award nominees Autumn Hill, the #1 Country Christian song, “I’m There” by Buddy Jewell, TV commercials for the likes of Ford Trucks and Zaxby’s to the Billboard Top 20 hard rock sounds of Eve To Adam.  His sense and respect for the art of the song itself has made him in demand for many songwriters and producers not only in Nashville, but also Los Angeles and New York City.  On the stage, Luis has performed with country stars Trace Adkins, Chris Carmack, Jamie O'Neal, Jimmy Wayne, Lindsay Ell, Terri Clark, Pam Tillis, and James Otto, rockers such as Tantric and Bo Bice, progressive instrumentalist like Johnny Hiland, and even artists that defy normal convention such as country rapper Colt Ford, just to name a few.

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Terms Of Service

1-2 days depending on schedule

Gear Highlights
  • Various vintage P-basses ('66
  • '77
  • etc)
  • and other Fenders
  • Sadowskys
  • Hofner club
  • Pedulla fretless
  • upright bass. Various outboard gear and large plug in collections.
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