Top Fretless Bass Players for hire

These professional double bass players are ready to lay down tracks in any style or tone you need

Upright, Electric & Fretless - Craig Akin
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I put all my energy into your music to ensure you are happy with the results. I love what I do even after 5,000 gigs and 100+ album credits. For the sake of your career, my career, and good music in general I hold myself to very high standards and guarantee we will work well together no matter what kind of project you are working on.

Bassist • Producer • Composer - Stephan Crump
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Memphis-bred, Grammy-nominated, Echo Award-winning bassist with 30 years of professional experience and a passion for recording. I care deeply about shaping the song and finding ways to elevate the music, with a goal of complete communication, from booty, to heart, to mind.

Bass player - Jon Button
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From the Who to Sheryl Crow, I've been fortunate enough to work with and learn from many legendary artists, musicians and producers in my years as a professional bassist in Los Angeles. Using what wisdom I've gained, I'd love to help make your music the best it can be.

Upright & Electric Bass tracks - Alex Rocha
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Alex Rocha is a session upright and electric bass player based in Rio de Janeiro. He got a Latin Grammy Award for his contribution on singer Emílio Santiago's live CD "Só Danço Samba ao vivo" , winner on 2012. Alex can play in many styles like Bossa Nova, Latin, Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Samba, R'n'B, Rock, Funk, and many more.

Session El.Bass/Doublebass - Stefano Napoli
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ELECTRIC BASS AND DOUBLE BASS RECORDINGS

Upright and Electric Bassist - John Gray
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A seasoned professional who has seen and it all as a working musician in NYC for 15 years, from working with Tony-nominated Broadway singers, to recording with Grammy-winning engineers. I can play just about anything you're looking for, and be the easiest guy you've ever worked with.

Professional Double Bassist - Mihalis Kalkanis
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The double bass player Mihalis Kalkanis stands out among the representatives of the new generation of Greek jazz musicians. He comes from a musical family and participates in the most important forms of the genre. He is a particularly daring and creative musician and composer, successfully experimenting and offering us unpredictable music.

Session Bassist / Producer  - Jesse Eigen
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15 Years Experience in studio / live bass with top artists & producers all over the world!

 Bass, arranger, composer - Mauricio J Rodriguez
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With more than 30 years experience as a Classical, Jazz, Latin, and almost all of the genres included in the spectrum of popular music, my background as a Double Bass and Electric Bass player will add the special touch and groove that only the bass can give to your song. As a Cuban musician I can provide your song with that special latin flavor.

Bass & Chapman Stick - Jeremy Nesse
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NYC-based Bass, Chapman Stick and U8 Touch Guitar instrumentalist. 2022 release of Peter Gabriel reimagining project - Through The Wire. 2020 Contributed NS Upright, Chapman Stick & keys to Pat Mastelotto's 'A Romantic's Guide To King Crimson'.

V.O.Artist/Pro Session Singer - Mr.BassLines
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MrBassLines is widely considered to be the Dean of Vocal Basses in the Music Industry. yes - THAT MrBassLines.

Session Bassist/Cellist - Tim Denbo-The LowNote Emporium
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Grammy nominated Nashville session bassist Tim Denbo has played on countless recordings. He's played both live tracking sessions with the best players in the world in some of the best studios anywhere during the last 18 years in Nashville, Tennessee. Whether it's country, soul/r&b, rock, pop, Americana, or even polka Tim has covered it all!

Recording Studio, Bass/Keys - Kam Falk
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Music Production is my career & passion. Solo CD's feature Delmar Brown (Sting, Miles, Jaco), Gerry Brown (Stevie Wonder, Stanley Clarke, Diana Ross) Elliott Randall (Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers), Jonathan Joseph (Metheny, Sanborn, Jeff Beck), to name a few-each song features a unique ensemble, with me as common denominator on keys/bass/production.

Bass / Electric / Acoustic - davidhughesmusic.com
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20+ years of experience performing and recording with artists such as The Crusaders, Christopher Cross and David Benoit, for movie and tv soundtracks like Old School and Baywatch and six solo albums. I enjoy finding the perfect sound whether it is vintage or modern, and crafting supportive basslines that enhance the song.

Bassist - Upright & Electric - Gary Wicks
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From Quincy Jones to Fitz & The Tantrums; Manhattan Transfer to Matthew Morrison, I’ve been fortunate to work with and learn from legendary artists, musicians and producers as a first call bassist in Los Angeles. I love collaborating and bringing my unique skills to the project! Hit the contact button and lets bring your music to life!

I'm a session Bassist.  - Fima Ephron
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A long and varied career as a musician in NYC has had me traveling the world with many different artists, including Meshell Ndegeocello, Walter Becker (Steely Dan) Natalie Merchant, Screaming Headless Torsos, and many more. I have recorded on over 100 hundred commercially released records. I have also released 3 solo recordings and have produced 8 records to date.

Pro bassist all styles - Sascha Jacobsen
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2022 Latin Grammy nominated composer, orchestrator, arranger, orchestrator, and bassist, upright and electric. I Have performed with Kronos Quartet, Rita Moreno, Hugh Jackman, Martin Short, Mandy Patinkin & Patti LuPone, Marc Shaiman, Bonnie Raitt, Randy Newman, Josh Groban, Kristin Chenoweth, Andrew Lippa, Eddie Duran, and many others.

Upright Bass and Mixing - Eivind Opsvik
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I've been playing upright bass professionally for over 30 years, in countless NYC bands in a variety of styles; jazz, experimental, electronic, indie...

Session Electric/Upright Bass - Linus Fenton
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Declan Mckenna, Jade Bird, Mystery Jets, Tummyache, Laura Fell, Chris Hyson, Mahalia, Ward Thomas, Megan McKenna, Hannah Grace, National Youth Jazz Orchestra

Bassist & Producer - Jackson Mayhall
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I am a live/session upright and electric bassist and producer with expertise in every genre including jazz, r&b, soul, funk, gospel, pop, rock and country. Quick turnaround time / Remote recording setup / Ready to bring your music to life. Let's work!

Session Bassist  - Joe Ayoub
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American Idol House Band 2018-2023/Miley Cyrus/Melissa Etheridge/Enrique Iglesias/Leonard Cohen/Shakira/Nikka Costa/Liz Pair/Billy Currington/Sara Bareilles/Scary Pockets.....

Session bassist - Marcus Abramzik
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I am a session bass player who does studio work as well as live performance. Crafting lines that compliment a song and gives the track life is my goal, and I strive to make your song the best that it can be. Whether it's top 40, Country, Indie, Funk, R&B, EDM, Metal or Jazz, I can give your song the strong foundation you are looking for!

Electric-, Upright-, Synthbass - Fredrik Jonsson
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Hi, My name is Fredrik Jonsson and I am a session bassplayer from Stockholm, Sweden. I've been playing for over 35 years and I´ve been tracking bass on top-selling albums for over 20 years including artists like James Ingram, Omar Hakim, Jojje Wadenius (Luther Vandross, Steely Dan, Blood, Sweat & Tears), Lisa Nilsson and Tommy Körberg.

Upright and Electric Bass  - Matthew Edwards
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Hello! I’ve recorded bass for just about every style out there! From soul/funk (Lacy Kay and the Righteous Liars), to pop punk/rock (Drunken Logic’s album the Loudness Wars), to even playing in a string section with the Dropkick Murphy’s (Meanest of Times).

Session Bass: Electric/Upright - Marcelo Maccagnan
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NYC based Bass Player. I have years of experience playing live and in the studio. I specialize in World Music. Mostly Indian, Latin and Asian Music. I acquired my skills while playing with amazing international artists like RINI (India), Simona Smirnova (Lithuania), Gary Shaw(Taiwan), Shakithi (India) etc.

Session Bass and Slide Guitar - Antar Goodwin
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Bassist and slide guitarist for several award winning/nominated Americana and Blues albums. Co-Writer and musical director for the album On My Way (Katie Henry) #6 in Billboard Blues Charts. I can't wait to play on yours! Performed/Recorded with Sharon Jones, Ruth Brown, Giles Robson, Bruce Katz, Sting, Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean.

Upright and Electric Bass - Aaron Holthus Music
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Aaron Holthus is a professional bassist with 10+ years of experience performing and recording with diverse artists including the Grammy nominated One O'clock Lab Band. Holthus is at home both on the upright and electric bass, following in the footsteps of his legendary mentor, John Patitucci. Holthus works out of his home studio in Brooklyn, NY.

Session player groove enabler - Brendan ODonoghue Bass & Cello
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I'm a degreed musician, specializing in upright and electric bass as well as cello. Also adept at synth programming and writing songs to lyrics. Whatever your needs are I'm here to help.

Double Bass, Bass guitar, Jazz - Dave Manington
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In demand as a creative Double Bass session player and touring musician. Fluent in all styles and flexible when it comes to working from complex charted arrangements or creating original parts by ear. I've played on many albums, appeared in theatre productions, on television and toured worldwide.

session bassist/ Producer/ - Steve 'Shonkers' Shone
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top bass playing - top productions

Bassist - Eric McCann
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Eric McCann, a seasoned bassist, has been playing bass since 1971 performing with the likes of Carlos Santana, Al Di Meola, Bonnie Raitt, Clarence Clemons, and Joan Baez amongst many others.

EXPERIENCED SESSION PLAYER - G - Valentinobass
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I'm Valentino Sampaoli, a versatile and passionate Argentine bassist. Armed with my fenders Precision and Jazz Bass, I'm on a mission to craft compelling bass lines that not only enhance but truly elevate your songs.

Session Bassist in London, UK - Dan Giles
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Dan is a busy studio and West End musician from London UK. He has recorded in top studios including Abbey Road and currently plays for Hamilton, The Book Of Mormon, Mamma Mia, Moulin Rouge and Abba Voyage in London as well as gigging with a number of artists. Now offering high quality electric and double bass tracks with a 24 hour turnaround.

Bassist & Classical Guitarist - Christine Lanusse
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I'm a professionnal bass player and a bass teacher, I'm currently playing for the Power Metal band Qantice, and the Prog Metal band Grorr. I'm proposing to share my Prog bass player skills to create and record basslines for your musical projects. This being said, I can also record basslines for other music genres!

Electric/Upright/Synth Basses - Matt Wiles
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I love going the distance to find the perfect bass part and tone for a project. Whether it be 4, 5, 6-string, upright, fretless, or synth bass - with vibes ranging from old-school to outer space - let's bring your project to life!

Session bass player - Luigi Sebastianelli
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Organist and Music Director - John V. Srsen
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I am a music director, arranger, singer songwriter, and singer who plays the piano, pipe organ, guitar, bass guitar, and even harmonica. I can record one instrument, or I can take your small recording and provide all instrumentation and backup vocals. With my background in audio production, I can play/sing almost any style (including polka).

Upright & Electric Bass player - Daniel Ori
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Dedicated to the art of groove. I provide quality tasteful bass tracks. I'm looking forward to hearing your music and being a part of your project.

Session guitarist and bassist. - Mario Albino
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All things guitar and bass, from straight-ahead jazz to extreme metal.

Mix Engineer, Session Bassist - Think Tank Recording Studio
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My studio is set up for analog mixing. I have high end outboard pre-amps, compressors. I opened my commercial recording studio in 2003 but have been recording since the early 90's. I've been performing for over 30 years and have a bachelors degree in music with a concentration in voice. I am a session bassist, guitarist, pianist and singer.

Session Bassist - Mike Clairmont
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Hello! I'm a professional LA-based bassist & record tracks for artists all over the globe, & pride myself on creating the perfect bass part - whether it's a nice, warm/round tone, an edgy, driving part, or any sound whatsoever that you envision...I have the tools & a multitude of effects and sonic tricks to mold my bass lines to fit your songs!

Your (upright-) bass player - Hendrik Nehls
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Solid groove. Wooden upright bass sound. Playing lots of styles authentically. 15 years of experience.

Bassist (location/remote) - Silas Maitland
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Session bassist with over 30 year professional playing experience specialising in playing what's right for your songs with tone and feel. Classic and contemporary. Electric and upright bass. Old skool roots, soul, classic rock, blues and Pop etc.

Session Musician (Bass) - Stefano Fanini
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Stefano Fanini is an Italian bass player. Over thirty-five years of musical activity (live and studio). Hundreds of songs recorded in the studio. He has performed in important events together with musicians of undisputed level. If you want a "great" bass track in your music production ... contact me!

Session bass player  - Nikita Astrakhantsev
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Session bass, double bass and synth bass player

Mix Engineer / Session Bassist - Yang
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Owner of Brain Damage Studios in Dania Beach, FL, and the bassist of Florida rock band, "Better Strangers". I have years of experience recording, touring, and mixing. Contact me to get some work done and have some great-sounding songs.

Electric and String Bass - Roy Vogt
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I'm a 40 year veteran of Nashville Sessions and Tours and I've worked with everyone from Dove Award Winners to members of The Allman Brothers Band and Chet Atkins. I can bring everything from the coolest vintage bass tones to ultra modern 5 and 6 (and even 7 string) fretted and fretless basses as well as Upright and EUB and Chapman Stick.

electric/upright bass player - Rodrigo Villa
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I am a brazilian electric and acoustic bass player. I have played with Milton Nascimento, Jobim´s family (for 15 years), Martnalia (for 7 years) and many others famous artists from Brazil. I play various styles including jazz, pop, samba, bossa nova, baião, samba jazz and others. I am ready to hear from you the sound you need for your recording.

Electric / Upright Bassist - Gustavo Martinez
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Bass player for many Latin groups in Colombia and Brazil for the last 10 years. Ready to record electric, upright, fretless or baby bass (for salsa). Live performances with Mauro Castillo, Charlie Cardona, Manolo Lezcano, Nelson Faria, Jósean Log, playing different styles of music from Latin America like salsa, Brazilian music, pop, latin jazz.

Session Bassist - Rob Foreman
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Creative Bass lines for all styles of music. Electric and Upright.

Bass Player/Prod/ David Gray - Robbie Malone
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I've played on Multi-million selling records - Recorded with World-renowned Producers- 5 Star reviews - Toured the world many times - Credits include: David Gray, The Corrs, Hothouse Flowers and many more. Hello lovely people. I'm here to try and make your song sound as great as possible. I will put my heart and soul into every take..promise

Bass Player, Music Producer - AndreVasconcellos
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I've been working with the greatest artists in Brazil as a bass player and music producer for the last 22 years! There are many years of experience as a session musician, music producer and a studio guy! Certainly versatility is my goal and Some outstanding credits go to: Djavan, Milton Nascimento, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Seu Jorge, Ivan Lins

Eletric I Acoustic Bass Tracks - Nino Nascimento
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Full-time bassist. I have been act in São Paulo for fifteen years, recording and playing in the most prestigious stages and studios. I offer versatility in both electric and acoustic bass. From jazzy improvisations to Brazilian regional grooves.

Pro Session Bassist - Sam Rabbette
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Seven years of professional bass playing both in the studio and live all over the world!

Finest Bass from Berlin. - Björn Werra
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Real Basslines for real people. I work live and in the studio and have been lucky to play with Grammy winners & nominees, also BRIT & ECHO awarded artists. I am the author of RnB Bass Library for Loopmasters.com

Cheap World Class Bass/Upright - Miguel_Bassevic
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Netflix Series sessionist. Tours in Europe, Mexico, and Latin America. Specialized in Jazz, World, Rock, and Pop music. You will ALWAYS receive two bass tracks for your song (One simple and one complex). D.I line + external mic available. Fretless, Baby (Latin upright), Ukelele bass, Upright, and Synthbass at disposition.

Session Musician/Bassist - Jose Juvinao
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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.

Bassist & Music Producer  - Andi Pennson
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*Get REAL BASS by a professional musician* - smooth funk bass / crispy slap lines / driving RHCP soundalike / jazzy double bass - recorded on high end equipment. +++ *Get LYRICS and ARRANGEMENTS* - I am a songwriter and arranger/sounddesigner for you song. I write nice lyrics in english or german and i do arrangements for band, horns and strings.

Musician - Zebulun X Barnow
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I play a collection of unique instruments. My drums are 1963 Rogers Holiday. My guitar collection includes acoustics, electrics, 12 strings, and pawnshop oddballs from who knows where. My bass is from Transylvania (seriously). My piano is a 1909 Steinway Model K. My focus lately is my custom built electric zither from Polyphonic Workshop.

Session Bass Player - Tony Tino
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Session Bass for your songs in all styles/genres

Session Upright Bassist - Scott Mulvahill
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Top-shelf upright bassist and recording artist who's recorded on Grammy-nominated albums, and with artists like H.E.R., Joy Williams, Ricky Skaggs, Ben Rector, Marc Scibilia and many more.

R&B/Soul/pop band - Lyra
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We are an original band that are happy to do session work or even write a hook/song for you

Session Bassist - Marius Goldhammer
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One of Germany's busiest bass players. Hire me for your recording project.

Songwriter & Session Bassist - Andi Pennson
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I am a studied jazz bass player and songwriter based in south germany. You can hire me as an electric and double bass player for studio sessions or gigs of all genre from pop to classic. I can help you arrange your song for choir, strings, horns, small bands or big band.

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