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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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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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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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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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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Classical, popular, improvising, experimental double bass player.

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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 am a session player with experience recording and performing in many different studios and venues. I play upright acoustic bass and electric bass guitar and am available for live and studio performances. Experienced, easy going, and a good sight reader--I will make your music sound the best it can be and hold the band together.

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

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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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Based in South Wales UK available for UK, European & International work. Bass Guitar Fretless Bass Double Bass Piccolo Bass Synth/Key Bass ​Competent in all genres & styles. From Jazz, Rock & Pop to EDM, Soul & Funk. Can sight read to a very high standard using standard notation & chord charts or can compose lines to fit any any & all tracks

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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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I've played bass or guitar on over 150 independent recordings and can be seeing playing bass with Don Cheadle in the movie Miles Ahead.

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I generally flesh out an artist's production with flavors that range from savory wood tones to synthetic fizz and ambient candy.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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30 yrs exp. Credits: Paul McCartney, Blondie, Elton John, Roy Orbison, Dave Vanian (Damned), Hugh Cornwell (Stranglers), Glen Matlock (Pistols), FKA Twigs, Chrome, James White (Contortions), Attractions, Zak Starkey (Who). Vintage bass / studio gear. RnR, Altv, Post / Punk, Funk, Glam, Classic Rock, Soul, Triphop, 60s-70s pop, Psych, hybrids.

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It would be great to collaborate with you on your next project! I`m have been recording tracks for a while now, my main styles are jazz, pop/rock, music for advertisement, classical and film scoring. 100% professional, always on time and always wanting to achieve what the producer/composer vision is.

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

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

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

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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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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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One of Germany's busiest bass players. Hire me for your recording project.

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

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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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Funky Bassist/ Arranger looking to bring your tracks to life, add layers of spark and light, and future collaboration.

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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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I'm a multi-instrumentalist: pianist, double bassist, accordionist, guitarist, mandolinist and others instruments. I'm a composer and arranger as well. I play, compose and arrange in various genres: Classical, Jazz, Latin American music, Flamenco, Pop and others.

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

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I'm a bassplayer from switzerland. I play both electric and acoustic bass I played a lot all around the world.....................................................

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

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

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Nashville based session / touring electric and upright bassist.

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Bassist, Composer. Upright Bass / Electric Bass

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

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Alex is a very experienced and committed musician who since 2001 has worked with many signed artists and producers. This has involved numerous appearances on all the major UK TV and Radio stations and performing live to audiences in their thousands in the UK and Europe. He has also performed in the band for multiple musical theatre productions.,,In the past year Alex has played Bass Guitar and Double Bass with many different projects. Amongst others he is Musical Director for Bastedo, has supported 'The Beautiful South' with up and coming singer Sarah-Jayne. performed with alt hip hop band N.U.M.B. all over the U.K., recorded and performed regularly with the Stardust Big Band, worked and written with the AVA Studio's team.as well as playing in the band for theatrical productions of Hairspray, High School Musical and The Producers.,,He is endorsed by Ashdown Engineering and Elites Strings and uses Fender guitars.

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The New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy, prepares graduates of distinguished music programs for leadership roles in professional orchestras and ensembles. A laboratory for the way music is taught, presented and experienced, the New World Symphony consists of 87 young musicians who are granted fellowships lasting up to three years.

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Hi everybody. I'm a versatile professional based in Hamburg, Germany. In the last 10 years I mostly played bass on sessions and live in the most diverse genres. I have a degree in jazz upright but mostly play electric these days. Recently I've started producing and mixing my own projects. Doing that I have a big network of incredible musicians.

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Hi, my name is Ze Nigro i'm a 43 years old with 25 years playing and producing albuns (24 albuns done) and Soundtracks My Studio, Navegantes is located in São Paulo Brasil. I used to work with vintage instruments and gear to better sounds and expression i'd like to answer your question You can find my work at facebook: Ze Nigro

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Searching for deep-pocket grooves? Craving sweet upright lines? Need a perfect master to bring your track to the next level? I'm your dude, dude. I even sing too.

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A Rio de Janeiro native bassist/composer/arranger active in the Jazz, Pop/Rock and World Music scenes. Graduated on upright bass in ‘94 at Uni-Rio Conservatory, I play any bass (upright, electric, fretless and synth). More than 20 years of experience recording and touring with many of Brazil's top recording artists.

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Lifelong musician Bryan Daste is maybe best known as a pedal steel guitarist, but also specializes in clawhammer banjo, upright bass, and backing vocals. Also a talented recording engineer and producer, Daste is as skilled as he is versatile. "Bryan Daste seems to be able to play just about anything he wants to" - Joe McSpadden, nodepression.com

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For more than two decade's Joseph has been touring, recording, arranging, producing his own albums as well as working with many diverse artist's. Some of the artist's Joseph has worked with include Earl Klugh, Stewart Copeland (The Police), Bob James, Lisa Kelly/Chloe Agnew (Celtic Woman), Bo Bice (American Idol) and many others.

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I'm a professional bassist working out of New York, NY with over 15+ years of experience as a session player. My specialty is working in a diverse range of genres with the goal of creating the perfect bassline to contribute to the song and help realize an artist's vision.

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