I'm a professional bass player by trade with experience in tracking guitar and keyboards as well. Specializing in Rock, Pop, and beat oriented music. Experienced in performing Classical, Jazz, Country/Americana, Hip Hop and Reggae.

A Los Angeles session bassist available for recording bass, guitar, and synth and synth elements. Bassist for Hoobastank, Something Bot Metro as well as many others. Graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music with a BA in Classical Performance; a student of Lawrence Wolfe of Boston Symphony Orchestra and Mark McCormick of the Coast Guard band. Songwriter and Multi-instrumentalist for Hoobastank 2009-present.

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

Gear highlights

  • Fender P-bass American Deluxe
  • Ernie Ball Musicman basses
  • Fender Telecaster
  • Mac computer with Logic
  • IK Multimedia and Native Instruments
  • Large FX pedal collection
  • Various GK amps and cabinets
  • Juzek copy 1950s doublebass

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

Up to 5 revision typically OK, more time spent may require pay increase. Turn around time 1-2 days typically. Time allowance my vary depending on availability.

Reviews of Jesse Charland

  • Listing_thumb_hhabout 1 month agoby Verified Review

    Excellent! Thank you!!!

  • Listing_thumb_590x5502 months agoby Verified Review

    Always a great experience working with Jesse. Once again he delivered exactly what I needed.

  • Listing_thumb_hh3 months agoby Verified Review

    Jesse hooked it up big time... he gave me 5 Amazing takes with many sound options! The bass sound, pocket, rhythm, and style is perfect!!! Thank you Jesse!!!

  • Listing_thumb_hh3 months agoby Verified Review

    Jesse is amazing! Thank you!!!

  • Listing_thumb_hh4 months agoby Verified Review

    Jesse is amazing! His bass and tone blew me away! Can't wait to do many more songs with him! Can't believe I can work with a world class musician like him!!!

  • Default-avatar4 months agoby Verified Review

    Amazing bass player and person. Highly recommended.

  • Listing_thumb_590x5504 months agoby Verified Review

    Once again, Jesse delivered killer bass tracks. Always a pleasure to work with him.

  • Listing_thumb_590x5509 months agoby Verified Review

    Jesse delivered amazing bass tracks once again!

  • Listing_thumb_590x550about 1 year agoby Verified Review

    Once again excellent job done by Jesse! He's an amazing bass player and it's always a pleasure working with him.

  • Listing_thumb_590x550about 1 year agoby Verified Review

    Jesse was easy to communicate with, his turnaround time was really quick, and the tracks he recorded were exactly what I needed for my project.

  • I've been working with Jesse for almost a decade on various products and this experience has led me to regard him, not only as one of the best bass players in the industry, but also as a very talented and creative write. Know that you are working with one of the best musicians and one of the most genuine people in LA

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