Session and Live Bass Player
A studio ready bass player who will put the song first - it's your music and I will lay down the tracks to make it shine. With gigging and recording experience in a multitude of styles and experience on both electric and upright, I will be a great addition to any group.
A very versatile bass player currently gigging with various bands around NYC. I have experience playing in all styles including Jazz, Latin, Hip Hop, Funk, Rock, Metal, Country, Folk, and more! A little bit of a perfectionist on my instrument I am willing to put in the time to make sure everything sounds right.
Here is a recent recording in a country project
And on upright with the same group
Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.
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Interview with Alex Kaminstein
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I'm really inspired by a range of players both old and new. James Jamerson might be the biggest influence on my playing along with Pino Palladino. More modern influences are Joe Dart from Vulfpeck and Bridget Kearney from Lake Street Dive.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I am mainly a hired electric bass player for both live and in studio work. I also teach bass to some students