3 Grammy winner, over 3000 songs recorded (Electric bass, doublebass and baby bass), 15 grammy nominations. I have my own studio based in Medellín - Colombia.
Hello everyone, I'm Jose Juvinao, professional bass player. I studied music at the university of Antioquia, I have a Master's degree in Modern American Music (Cambridge MA), I'm professor at University of Antioquia and Eafit University in World Music, electric bass and doublebass.
I have played live concerts around Usa, Brazil, Colombia, Europe, México, Argentina, Canada, Ecuador, Venezuela, Panamá, Asia.
Do you need to have a new sound on your songs with your own style? I'm the right musician. I have wide experience recording different music genres. My goal is to provide my best as a musician to give your song the concept it needs.
I usually record one take to give you an idea of the bass line you need. There is no problem if you need some changes.
The bass recording will be send edited within 3 days, if you need it faster, let me know and I'll try my best.
Apogee Adio Interface
Logic Pro X
Universal Audio M610 tube pre
Drawmer 1960 tube compressor and preamp
Warm Audio 73 preamp/Eq
Warm Audio WA 76 Limiter Amplifier
Camilo Silva Preamp
SSL native plugins
Klarkteknik tube Eq
Aguilar Filter Twin
Mics: AEA Nuvo 8, DPA d:vote CORE 4099, AT 2020, AT 2021, Fishman Full Circle (upright).
Basses: Fender P1979, Utrera Elite, Xotic J, Warwick fretless, Corvan baby bass, Luthier Upright doublebass.
Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.
50 Reviews - 11 Repeat ClientsEndorse Jose Juvinao
Nothing less than a 6 Star bassist. I can always count on what I receive back
Super bassist! very talented!! Definitely a 5 star musician
Jose is just a phenomenal bassist. His skills are amazing.
Working with Jose was great! Totally creative in the riffs, plenty of variation, great tone, highly recommend!!
Definitely a 5 star musician. Very quick turnaround and provided just what was requested and then some.
Outstanding bass playing. Very Professional; The track was completed very quickly with no additional takes
It was a pleasure working with Jose for the first time. He knows what he is doing on every level and he loves all kinds of music. He especially excels when given a set of instructions to follow on the given piece of music. Bass sounds are rich & he executes with precision and quality. It is a joy to work with a musician of high caliber like Jose! Would recommend.
Jose is a wonderful bass player and very nice guy to work with.
Communication during the whole process is excellent!
A pleasure to have Jose in my project¡ Like always really fast and great sounding.
Unique creative spin, productive, and lightning fast.
Jose completed phenomenal bass tracks with lighting speed and quality.
J.J. delivers on the bass with an ear for perfection and perfect rhythm.
This is my second time working with Jose Juvinao and I’m blown away again by his incredible and diverse skill-set. He has a very strong sense of rhythm that clearly comes out in his playing. Jose delivered exactly what I was looking for and then some! What was very helpful was that he gave me examples for 4 and 5-string bass guitars initially so I could choose the type of electric bass. It was a pleasure working with Jose and look forward to working with him again in the future!
Amazing job and fast delivery. Highly recommended!
Professional, creative, quick, open to feedback and working together; working with Jose was an absolute breeze! He's a true professional, and a class act. 10/10 would recommend.
Jose was fantastic to work with! He is an amazing bass player. He provided excellent communication and incredible results quickly. I will definitely want to work with him again!
Jose is an amazing bassist , he always know what your song need. 10/10
Jose was really fast , the bass line was amazing! I recommend him 100% if you want your low end sounds amazing.
Style, manner, sound - everything is brilliant. Thanks Jose.
HI Jose is the best bass player/mixer you will find
he did the bass for 10 songs for my project
some which are very difficult in tone/ precision and more importantly
He made everything FIT well in my mix
and provided an excellent timeline
as well as communication
I can safely rate him 10/10
Interview with Jose Juvinao
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I work teaching at the university, performing with some artists and recording at home!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Recording give me the possibility to develop a lot of creativity, besides increasing the instrumental level. It is also fun to record in pajamas from home! :)
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Neo - Tropical... I have had classical, jazz and latin training, this have led me to know and develop my own style.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Creativity, Growl, Energy, But the most important thing is to build and complement the idea of the producer. If the client needs the bass line as it is on the score, I'm sure I will do with the best performance. If the client wants some creativity, be sure I will explore different possibilities to give to the song the strength it needs.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital... the possibility to bringing anywhere with a HD Quality.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I work in many types of music, however I'm good in Latin Music (salsa, colombian), Rock, Pop, Champeta, Funk, Jazz, Acoustic and so on.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio is based in Medellín - Colombia. This is my setup: Imac computer - Logic pro X - Apogee Element 88 audio interface - KRK Monitors - Fostex Monitors - Camilo Silva Preamp - Mark Bass preamp Little Mark III - Mark Bass Cabinet 10 x 2 - Aguilar compressor - Aguilar Filter Twin - AKG 414 - DPA d:vote CORE 4099 - Fishman Full Circle - AT 2020 - AT 2021 - Xotic Electric Bass (V Strings), Fender P 1979 - Warwick Streamer (Germany) - Warwick Thumb Fretless (Germany) - Doublebass Shen - Luthier Doublebass - Fender Electric Guitar - Fender Acoustic Guitar
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: When I have a song to record, the first step I do is to analyze which kind of bass works better (Electric, Fretless, Cb, Baby bass, Synth) to give the right sound to the song. I record in HD Quality and always give the bass complete edited (if necessary).