Top Upright Bass Players for hire

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

Vocalist, bass & upright bass - Sebastián

Buenos Aires

Vocalist, bass & upright bass

I recorded as a sideman over 50 albums, 5 original albums. I performed with some of the best jazz musicians, and I won many important scholarships, such us Focusyear, Global Jazz Institute of Berklee. Open to a huge range of styles, I can offer a deep interpretation of any music you want, with vocals and with the bass.

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Bass / Vox / Clarinet - Jeni

Jeni

115

New York

Bass / Vox / Clarinet

I play bass and sing and specialize in the area where folk and bluegrass meet indie rock. I can record high quality tracks remotely. Let's make some music!

Bassist * Producer * Composer  - Chris

Chris

105

East Nashville

Bassist * Producer * Composer

My artist roster includes Emmylou Harris, Tom Jones, Elvis Costello, Indigo Girls, Robert Plant, Shawn Colvin, Pete Seeger, Iris Dement, Steve Earle, Rita Wilson, Rufus Wainwright, Kristin Chenoweth, etc. My music has been heard on projects for the ABC, USA, SyFy, and EPIX networks, JWT New York, License Lab, and Human Music.

Creative, intuitive bassist - Craig

Craig

115

New York

Creative, intuitive bassist

Greetings! Professional since 1997, I've played over 4,500 shows, 70 albums, countless singles and demos with world class jazz musicians, beginner to award-winning songwriters, Americana bands, avant garde, South American, filmmakers, etc. No I haven't played with Sting or Alisha Keys but I love new projects and guarantee we'll work well together!

Bass recording, Tango central - Avantango

Avantango

45

Brooklyn

Bass recording, Tango central

Bass and Tango expert for Yo Yo Ma, Shakira, Wynton Marsalis, Paquito D'Rivera, Lalo Schifrin, and countless artists around the world, Latin Grammy winner and Grammy nominee Argentine born PABLO ASLAN opens his Brooklyn studio for bass recordings (acoustic, electrics) and Tango & Electrotango production.

Upright & Electric Bass tracks - Alex

Alex

165

Niterói

Upright & Electric Bass tracks

Get your bass track recorded on acoustic and electric bass. I'm Alex Rocha from Rio de Janeiro. I've got a Latin Grammy Award certification for my contribution on singer Emílio Santiago's live CD "Só Danço Samba ao vivo" , winner on 2012. I can play in many styles like Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Samba, Bossa Nova, Latin Rhythms, R'n'B, Rock, Funk, etc.

Upright bassist/remote mixing - Brad

Brad

35

Vancouver

Upright bassist/remote mixing

Versatile bassist and engineer, quick to pick up tunes and bring musicality to move your songs forward. Let me help listeners stomp their feet to your tunes with a solid upright bass part!

Upright and Electric Bass - Myles

Myles

95

New Orleans

Upright and Electric Bass

I craft baselines with great care and attention to detail, all while maintaining big picture phrasing and musical momentum. I currently tour and record with the James Hunter Six. I'm now including BOTH upright AND electric bass for any song that you might want to have both options for; all for my standard 1 song fee. :)

Bassist & Arranger - Philip

Philip

65

Salt Lake City

Bassist & Arranger

Upright and Electric Bassist and Arranger. Has arranged for Quincy Jones. Formerly the bassist with Jonathan Batiste & Stay Human. Other performance and/or recording credits include Harry Connick Jr., Anthony Hamilton, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Tony Bennett. Arranging credits include Late Show w/ Steven Colbert and Jonathan Batiste.

Session Bassist  - Pete

Pete

25

Los Angeles

Session Bassist

Solid, groovy and spiritual. Playing in both the Upright and Electric realms of the bass I have found myself encompassing the sound of various styles. Having played and recorded with Jazz greats as well as in Classical Orchestras, pop bands, bass and DJ live remixes, Sound healing meditations, toured with an Americana act and so much more.

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Upright and Electric Bassist - Andrew

Andrew

65

Chicago

Upright and Electric Bassist

If you're reading this, then you must need some low end in your life. Good. Good for you, Good for both of us.

Bassist/Producer/Arranger/Gtr - Ezra

Ezra

45

Brooklyn

Bassist/Producer/Arranger/Gtr

I have performed with figures ranging from Donovan to Yusef Lateef and have years and years of experience on acoustic bass, electric bass and guitar in styles ranging from jazz to funk to rock to salsa, dub, afrobeat and more. As an experienced producer and arranger I love using what I know to create something unique.

Upright and Electric Bassist  - Jozsef

Jozsef

35

Budapest

Upright and Electric Bassist

I'm a professional classical trained, and improvising bass player musician from Hungary I’ve been doing lots of acoustic and electric bass work both live and in studio with a wide range of artists and bands.

Session player groove enabler - Brendan

Brendan

35

Denver

Session player groove enabler

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 and Mixing - Eivind

Eivind

115

Brooklyn

Double Bass and Mixing

I've been playing upright bass professionally for over 25 years, in countless NYC bands; jazz, experimental, indie. I have also been mixing records for other artists for the past ten years.

Session Bassist and Composer - Mike

Mike

134.9

Brooklyn

Session Bassist and Composer

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

Upright and Electric Bassist - Aaron

Aaron

15

Seattle

Upright and Electric Bassist

Quick, one stop shop for your bass needs. I've appeared on recordings alongside Ken Stringfellow (R.E.M., The Posies), Vicki Peterson (Bangles), Matthew Caws (Nada Surf), Levon Henry (Meshell Ndegeocello, Allen Toussaint), and John Convertino (Calexico, Iron & Wine). I also bring my expertise as an engineer and producer to the tracks.

Bassist (Upright & Electric) - Daniel

Daniel

75

Knoxville

Bassist (Upright & Electric)

I'm a Grammy-nominated bassist w/ extensive experience in studio and live, on both the Upright and Electric bass, in the US and UK. Performance appearances include Jerry Douglas, James Taylor, The Earls of Leicester, The Transatlantic Sessions, Martin Harley, Sarah Siskind and many others. Check out my Soundcloud playlist below for demos! Thanks!

Bassist • Producer • Composer - Stephan

Stephan

85

Brooklyn

Bassist • Producer • Composer

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.

Session Bass Player - Miskolczi

Miskolczi

65

Budapest

Session Bass Player

Professional bass player for hire!

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