Chike Okaro

Session Bassist

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Hello!! I am a bassist with several years of experience on Upright and Electric Bass. I have degrees in Music Performance from Baylor University and TCU so I have knowledge of theory and can read music. My ability to learn music is quick and I can provide synth bass sounds as well as vocals if needed!

I love being able to bring bass to any project that needs it. The styles I've worked in range from Classical, Jazz, Latin, CCM, R&B soul, Pop, etc.. I've played in many different venues and several studios in the DFW area. My tone is clean and I'm flexible in any situation. Whatever you need, I'll bring the low end to it!

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Interview with Chike Okaro

  1. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  2. A: Sire V7, Upright Bass, Helix Stomp, Computer, and Scarlett 2i2

  3. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  4. A: When I was in college, I wanted to be in the orchestra. When I got to grad school, I got involved in the jazz band and playing at church and decided to explore other music opportunities outside of the classical genre. It has lead to me to many awesome places and I'm glad I have the knowledge and experience to play any style of music.

  5. Q: How would you describe your style?

  6. A: Clean and Consistent

  7. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  8. A: Jacob Collier! I love his diverse musical palette and the presence he has in music. I'd love to be involved in his next project.

  9. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  10. A: Jazz, CCM, Indie-Pop and Rock.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Being able to read music and to pick up on things quick.

  13. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  14. A: It's a home studio setup. Computer, DAW, Interface and MIDI controller. Nothing too fancy.

  15. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  16. A: I play upright or electric bass for recorded or live music.


GenresSounds Like
  • Duke Ellington
  • All Sons & Daughters
  • Fleetwood Mac
Gear Highlights
  • Sire Marcus Miller V7
  • 2015 Fender American Jazz Deluxe
  • German Upright Bass
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