Top Upright Bass Players for Hire

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

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Grammy-nominated Upright and Electric bassist w/ extensive experience in studio and live, in the US and UK. Performance appearances include Jerry Douglas, James Taylor, The Earls of Leicester, The Transatlantic Sessions, Martin Harley and many others.

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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.

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Hey all! My name is Bobby Kendall. I'm a multi-instrumentalist session musician, freelance performer, studio engineer and producer from Troy, NY.

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Upright or electric bass and/or vocals for your project. I specialize in the area where bluegrass meets indie rock. I have the ability to record high quality tracks remotely. Let's make some music!

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From Broadway's Jersey Boys and NYC studios to Capitol Records and the LA Opera, I have performed and recorded double bass and bass guitar with world class musicians.

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I'm a bassist with jazz, legit and pop experience. I want to help singer/songwriters by recording solid bass parts for their songs, and film/commercial producers with real bass on their tracks.

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As a graduate with honours from Leeds College of Music I have since performed throughout the world on both Electric and Double bass. Recent highlights include playing for multi platinum UK RnB star Gabrielle and supporting the great Chick Corea whilst playing for EARL at Cheltenham Jazz Festival.

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I play with several musicians and groups in São Paulo's underground music scene, always exploring differents sounds, styles and concepts.

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Professionalism and client satisfaction comes first. I can read music, improvise, and also learn music by ear, so I'm happy to work with whatever you provide me with.

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Been playing upright bass professionally for over twenty years, in countless NYC bands; jazz, experimental, indie. I have also been mixing records for other artists for the past ten years.

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I specialize in creative double bass parts and have contributed and played music for many projects ranging from hip hop to Ken Burns' Vietnam.

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I am a passionate life-long creator of music. I was raised in South Carolina as the only son of one of the oldest family owned record stores in the USA. I have performed live as bassist with artists as diverse as bluegrass legend Peter Rowan and pop-rock platinum star Edwin McCain. I have toured nationally and overseas.

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Hi! I play Electric & Acoustic Basses, and also guitar, keyboards, percussion and some flute. I also arrange for small, medium and big ensemble. I write instrumental and vocal music and i produce music.

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Classical, popular, improvising, experimental double bass player.

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The new SoundMarket offers world-class technology and services in a comfortable cottage environment in Wolfville.

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I am a Nashville-based bass player that has played on several platinum albums and singles as well as Grammy and Emmy winning songs. You might have heard me on a country song like Girl Crush or Pontoon by Little Big Town or on a singer-songwriter song by Matt Nathanson or Juliana Hatfield. I love my job, and I hope that it is evident in my playing.

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I have played many basses for many artists and offer a fully professional recording service for electric and acoustic bass. Credits include: David Gray, Talk Talk, Fairground Attraction, Brian Eno, Michael Jackson, Peggy Seeger. I also collaborate with writing and production and mix in Protools.

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I've played bass or guitar on nearly 300 independent recordings and can be seeing playing bass with Don Cheadle in the movie Miles Ahead.

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Your piece of music needs some low end to make it feel grounded and supported. Maybe that means a 70's funky bass hook, maybe a wall of synthetic fuzz or a bowed double bass. I specialize in popular bass playing and programming and can help you choose the right kind of lower frequency styling for your track or song.

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I’m a conservatory-trained musician/producer with a lifetime of professional experience in performance, composition and recording. My work ranges from electronic through rock, orchestral and singer-songwriter genres. Services: Bass dubbing, Mixing, Arranging Double Bass, E. Bass, Guitar, Pkn, Programming

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Credits with Dishwalla, Amy Grant, Marcy Playground and more. Platinum credits/Billboard and ASCAP Award winner. I LOVE elevating a song to it's full potential. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED

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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.

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My name is Brendan McMillan. I am a session Electric/Upright Bassist in Toronto, Ontario. I have tons of experience with session work and live in varying genres.

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Enrique Iglesias/Leonard Cohen/Shakira/Nikka Costa/Liz Pair/Billy Currington/Sara Bareilles.....

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Joe Dickey is an electric & upright bassist living in Nashville. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a music performance degree in jazz studies. Dickey has performed and recorded with artists including Jo Dee Messina, Jana Kramer, Delfeayo Marsalis, Lee Konitz, Sons of Bill, and Celeste Buckingham, among others.

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I'm a Nashville bass player and producer. I play weekly on WSM Radio's Nashville Cowboy Church, hosted by Dr. Harry Yates and his wife Joanne Cash Yates (Johnny Cash's sister). I also produce tracks in my home studio, do sessions, play live in bands and as a single, and write songs.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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One of Canada's top session bassists is available for recording and arranging.

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Bassist and Double Bass Player since 1985. I've done more than 1500 concerts in Italy and Europe and I recorded over 20 albums with the Italian band Yo Yo Mundi. I worked with italian songwriter Ivano Fossati, Giorgio Gaber, Gordon Gano (Violent Femmes) Michael Brook, Steve Whickam (The Waterboys) and many others.

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I am a versatile Bass player Electric, Upright and Synth Bass. Around many years I had the opportunity to play with many artist with different sounds and music types, so I am available to record what you need and how u need it!! just let me know and trust!

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Adding a great low end to music and helping you create direction, space, and vibe on your track is what I am excited about. With a conservatory education and experience across genres, I am a touring and studio musician in New York and will bring all of that knowledge to your work.

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I'm a Session Bass Player, Over 800 songs recorded (Electric bass, doublebass and baby bass), 3 grammy nominations. I have my own studio based in Medellín - Colombia.

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Upright and electric bass for Tom Waits, Edward Sharpe and many others. Recorded albums with artists across many genres which charted and/or were Grammy nominated.

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Latingrammy Winner 2016. Bassist, arranger, producer, transcriber. Also play Venezuelan etnic instruments.

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LA Based Session Bassist

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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.

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30 yrs exp. Credits: P. McCartney, Blondie, Elton John, Roy Orbison, Damned, HC Stranglers, Glen Matlock (Pistols), FKA Twigs, Chrome, James Chance, Attractions, Zak Starkey (Who, Oasis) OK Go. Vntg basses / studio. RnR, Altv, Post/Punk, Funk, Hip/Triphop, Glam, Classic/Art Rk & Pop, Industrial, Dancepunk, Soul, Psych, Kraut, Avant, Hybrids.

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees to avant-garde jazz pioneers, I've worked with a breadth of different artists. Tracking credits include countless studios and bass tracks from home for many years. Each session is important to me - your goals in terms of feel, tone, and note-selection are paramount.

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You can hear me on Luke Combs #1 Country Hit, "Hurricane"

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I am Professional, Friendly, and Funny. This applies to both my personality, and my music! I can help bring any music to life with my Bass or my Composing.

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Hi, I'm a versatile bassist and multi-instrumentalist for any genre including Rock, Pop, Funk, Hip-Hop, R&B, Electronic, even Country or Reggae. From low roots, to funky slap lines, to Motown-esque or Synth bass. I specialize in arranging, strings, production, writing, and composing : Keyboards, Guitar, Drums, Upright Bass, Rock Vocals.

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Producer | Bassist | Co-host of All Request Show @ WVUM 90.5 FM Honolulu • Dallas • Miami

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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!

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Bassist, Composer. Upright Bass / Electric Bass

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My name is Malcolm Gold. I'm a session bassist in NYC. My credits include: India.Arie, Sheryl Crow, The Weepies, Rob Thomas, Morgan Heritage,Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Days of the New, The Waterboys and other fine folks.

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as Archie Shepp (US representative and a pioneer of free jazz genre), Justin Brown (USA), Jonathan Blake (USA), Dennis Irwin (USA), Reggie Workmann (USA) Dave Lieberman (USA) Lee Harper (USA), Tommy Crane (USA), Pandit Suresh Talkawar (best known percussionist in India), Sharat shrivel Bet (India), Gjan Singh (India), Kandia Kora (AF), Sekou Kouyat

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Versatile. Jazz/classically trained on both bass/piano. Professional working musician/prod./songwriter born/bread Brooklyn,NY on Upright/electric bass. Music producer with credits on Spotify/iTunes etc. Multiple world tours/albums/performanced with Sweet Honey in the Rock,OC,Maurice Brown,Rah Digga,Hypnotic Brass Ensemble etc...

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Im a classical pianist who graduated from TLV University. producer . Composer

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A creative and tasteful bass player with an ear for what the song needs.

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Benjamin Wright is a composer and studio musician for the Peabody and Emmy Award winning television series Louie (Louis CK), as well as composer for film, performer, and music teacher in Brooklyn, NY.

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Toured, Written and Recorded with Grammy Award Winning artists, Charlie Fowler is a Bassist specialising in Electric, Upright and Synth Bass and has recently returned supporting Coldplay on their US Stadium Tour. He records bass tracks for all genres remotely and has a fast turn around of 12 hours or less.

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Over 20 years professional/touring musician. Electric and upright

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I am a mature and professional musician with over 25 years of experience.

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Google Elio Giordano Nashville and you will see me performing with The Mavericks, Ronnie Dunn, Tanya Tucker and many others. I have recorded with Symphonies in London, played many late-night shows like the Tonight Show, and have recorded with many major music artists. For over 20 years I have worked as a sought-after Nashville musician.

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I play bass, double bass, percussion, guitar, I'm also an arranger and musical producer. Sound, Groove, Time, Musicality, Experience

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Juan is an allround musician and his bass lines can easily build the heart of a chamber music ensemble or an indie rock band. With an academic education in classical music, Latin roots and a vast experience in rock and pop music, he adapts to any style and taking it to the next level. He also collaborates mixing and producing in Logic Pro X.

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Experienced session and touring bassist available for hire! Pocket player with big ears and open mind. Deeply groove passionate.

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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.

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Double & Electric bassist living in New York with 20 plus years of experience and an open mind to all types of music.

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