Kentaro SUZUKI

your upright bass player

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Solid technique, groove feel, melodic sense for accompaniment and musical idea are my features.

I'm a session upright bass player - jazz musician with over 25 years of experience. Classical music educated.
I create also music for film, art and fashion exhibition, performing arts... in my home studio.
And I am with Jazz, Classical, World music, Pop, Rock, experience and open to working about style of music.

I see that most of the reasons why clients work with me is because my musical ideas and characters help them discover new musical horizons. And it allows me to find new musical horizons as well. This is what I love as a musician !

So I 'm looking forward to meeting your music !!!

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

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

Interview with Kentaro SUZUKI

  1. Q: How would you describe your style?

  2. A: Melodic, Poetic with Groove power : )

  3. Q: What's your typical work process?

  4. A: As a bass player... Listen to a song over and over to understand it. Have an idea of where and how to play it. Then, look at the lead sheet and check the details. Record sketches of ideas and phrases to match the song, then check to see if they match the song. Then, record the song. ------------------------------------------------- As a composer... Digest the ideas given to you. Write as many sketches as possible using music notation software with the idea in mind. I take the sketches that give me a natural flow of ideas. I write the song to the end and then start the actual recording process. The recording process also brings me ideas, and I try them out as I go.

  5. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  6. A: Soundtrack for japanese independent film " Dream Manipulator Mugen" I create all of the music in this.

  7. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  8. A: Double bass : Non branded Czechoslovakian old (over 120 years old) contrabass and Home made electrio-acoustic upright bass. Audio interface : Behringer U-phoria UMC 1820. Software : Reaper.

  9. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  10. A: Ebarhard Weber, Mick Jarn, ECM.

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

  12. A: Artist who would like to discover new musical horizon.

Audio Sample of my works

I was the Doublebass Player, Composer, Arranger, Mixing Engineer, in this production

Terms Of Service

2 revisions are included. My typical turn around time is 5 to 7 days. No supporting material ( lead sheet or charts or MIDI ) provided will require additional rate.

Gear Highlights
  • Doublebass : non blanded Czechoslovakian old (over 120 years old) contrabass
  • Electric upright bass : my home made one
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