Brazilian bass player, active on local and national scene in brazilian instrumental music, funk, soul, jazz, pop. Want a good bass line for you song? Please call me!
I'm a electric bass player, originally from Brasília, Brazil.
As instrumentalist, I played with most names on the local scene, and with musicians from Sao Paolo, Rio de Janeiro, Germany and Bogota. Lucas has shared the stage with artists like Gabriel Grossi, Tó Brandileone, Dani Black, MARO.
As a session musician, I worked with spotlight names from the local scene, and now is offering bass recording for all over the world.
I recorded with studio-quality equipments, like UAD audio interfaces and Noble Bass Preamp
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Interview with Lucas Fernandes
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Playing with Funqquestra (a jazz/funk/brazilian music combo), Iara Gomes (great pianist and composer from my hometown) and recording with Tico de Moraes (a great brazilian jazz singer)
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Brazilian music, pop, funk, soul and jazz
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Good references and a good idea of what the role of the bass player is
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I try to play for the song, always.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I actually like to hear what the composer or producer think about the bass line. A song with a good bass line can really shine, but there is a role of options of what the bass player could do. So this process is very important, as no one knows better the song than the composer.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have two main basses: A Serek Sacramento Medium Scale for more tipe of jazz bass open sound (is great for rock too). And a Olinto by La Bella Pbass with Nylon Tapewounds to achieve a James Jamerson kind of sound. I also have a Fretless Pbass made by a brazilian luthier and have access to good 5-strings bass. I use a Noble Tube Preamp DI for most of my recordings, plugged directly into my Universal Audio Apollo Twin Interface
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: James Jamerson, Pino Palladino, Sean Hurley, Anthony Jackson. Brazilian players like Luizão Maia, Sizão Machado, Robinho Tavares
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I play mostly brazilian music, pop, soul, funk and jazz. I have recorded with many names on the local scene and now I want to expand my experience and contacts to all over the world