Top Upright Bass Players for hire
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Session and/or live bass work for Frank Ocean, David Byrne, Peter Gabriel, Bullion, Sampha, Orlando Weeks (Maccabees), Hayden Thorpe (Wild Beasts), Laura Groves, Vegyn, Westerman, Nilufer Yanya and many others. I was the bass player on Frank Ocean's 'Blond' and 'Endless' albums, and I play in his live band.
Multi-intrumentalist sound designer and producer. Arranges, composes and plays acoustic and electric fretless bass, blues harmonica, percussion, fife, sings and performs at musical, theatrical and circus shows. Familiar with Ableton Live, Pro Tools and LMMS.
I have been a recording and gigging bassist for over 25 years, producing great bass lines in a variety of genres. Bringing the right attitude, and creating the right bass line, feel and tone for each musical environment is my passion. I will work with you on developing the bass line until you say “That’s just what I was looking for!”.
As a former producer I produced over 90 tracks. Some of which you can find under the name of EDM - Mekka, EDM - Into the Album, EDM - Quetzalcoatl -> on YouTube or Gregor Vegelj - Mekka -> on SoundCloud. With time I fell in love with the mixing and mastering aspect of the Music Production. Ableton -> 10 years experience and Logic Pro x -> 1 year.
Bass ace hired-gun living in the NYC area. Played 130+ shows in 2019 and recorded on dozens of projects. My ear is geared towards pop music of every era, style, and magnitude whether it be glitzy Top 40, Motown-esque retro-soul, or whispery bedroom synth pop. I love to bring that secret sauce in the low end that will make your project POP!
Need amazing bass on your project? Look new further! I have over a decade of professional experience recording, touring, and producing, and have spent many hours honing my craft. My goal is to play on YOUR record! I have spent the past few years touring and recording with R&B legend Freddie Jackson and have experience in numerous genres.
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.
I'm a young professional bassist, Currently study music in specific Jazz. However, I play everything from the hardest swinging Count Basie charts to the funkiest stuff imaginable. I can play and do play, 4 string basses fretted and fret-less, along with a six string fret-less bass, and double bass. I'm looking to try out something new and creative.
My music can be heard in television shows like Alaskan Bush People, Locked Up Abroad, Savage Kingdom, Homestead Rescue, Judge Judy and feature films including 10 Minutes Gone and Grand Isle. A few artists I've collaborated with include Gloriana, The Mowgli's, Elisa Sun and Josh Atchley. Some of my ad clients include Starbucks, Purina and TikTok.
I'm an ex record clerk with a conservatory degree living in Los Angeles writing film scores and playing bass (upright and electric). I love all different kinds of music, and am comfortable working in whatever style you need.
Composed for Nobel Prize Winners, collaborated and performed with Grammy Musicians/Producers, travelled the world with Symphonic Planet in search of exquisite sounds and music to share. There is also nothing more exciting than helping you create your legacy! Let's tell your story and make your mark in this world!
As a songwriter and band leader, I understand how to enhance, and not overpower the main message: you. I provide melodic and rhythmic support to folk, bluegrass, americana and other acoustic styles. My performance career with Pinegrass has taught me the value of rhythmic drive, and fine acoustic tone.
My team & I will lay down quality banjo, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, upright bass, or steel guitar parts on your track for $100 a pop. What sets me apart? I have a producer's ear. I have produced & arranged string parts for many well-known & unknown artists. Some of these artists include Tim Armstrong, Travis Barker, Mondo Cozmo, & Water Tower.
I have been working with many of the most renowned musicians from Argentina such as Pedro Aznar, Rodolfo Mederos, Mario Parmisano, Patricio Villarejo, Luis Salinas, Litto Nebbia, Rata Blanca, Pablo Agri, Franco Luciani, Roberto Tapia, Marcelo Moguilevsky, Adriana Varela, César Franov and many others.
I'll turn that melody in your head into the track you've imagined it becoming. Even a voice memo is enough to be a catalyst in creating the song you picture friends playing to set the mood right. Whether you're a lone singer looking for instrumentals to showcase your talent, or a band stuck on stagnant tracks, Im here to make your music happen!
Mandolin goes with everything! If you want to add a unique character to your work, maybe a bit of that Americana flavor for your song, or stylized Italian tremolo, maybe a grooving rhythm part or a blazing picked solo, send me the track, and I'll make it happen! I also play lots of other instruments: Bass, Guitar, Tuba, Harmonica, etc..
A professional touring and recording musician for 20 years, Aaron Fabbrini plays Pedal Steel, Dobro, and Bass. He's played with several Dove and Grammy award winners and platinum selling artists, and has several major advertising and soundtrack credits.
I can throw down any bass line you want or make up a bass part for your tune. I can also produce music in multiple styles and play most of the instruments on that track. Check out my soundcloud to see the verity of music I am capable of.
Looking for some diversity? Session bassist with Tegan and Sara; sessions with Sylvia Massey, Alex Hope (Alanis Morisette), and Howard Redekopp (Mother Mother, New Pornographers). 15+ years of touring and session experience, multi-instrumentalist and production.
Hi, I'm Jens, Bass player, MD, producer from the Netherlands. As a versatile, professional bass player I love to collaborate with talented/creative people to make great art. I'm working with various producers and musicians in different genres, to create bass parts with the right sound, feel and energy, serving the writer's vision and song.
My passion and primary area of work is acoustic, world and roots music as a musician and engineer. I have engineered or produced almost 100 full-length albums and played on more than 50 across the singer-songwriter, Americana, roots and world music genres. Whether you're recoding here, mixing or mastering with us, we'll make it sound real.
Diane & Frank Marino's studio: "The Piano Den" is available for Acoustic Piano, Bass & Female Vocal Tracks. Recording Artist Diane Marino has recorded five critically acclaimed CD’s- all of which have been on the National JazzWeek charts- Acoustic Piano and Acoustic Bass recorded at The Piano Den, Nashville TN.
Dj, producer & musician (bassplayer). Based in The Netherlands. Makes Soulful House Music, Funky House, Deep House or even Tech House. Works with other musicians or vocalists. Produces own songs, alone or together with others. Fresh funky music with nice beats. The combination with real musicians gives house music a human, soulful feel.
Gianluca Bonfanti Mele is a Brazilian Born, living in Argentina, Bass and Double Bass Player, which has been active in live and studio gigs for more than 15 years now. Found his way through music by discovering and investigating multiple Genres and Styles, as well as instruments (piano, guitar and others). For 8 years now, works at his home studio!
Hi, I'm a world-touring session musician with my own studio in Stroud. I play mostly double bass, bass guitar and guitar, but also am a drummer, pianist, singer and cellist. I've played tours & festivals around the world with leading Jazz and Folk artists like Seth Lakeman and worked with top producers in some of the finest studios across Europe.
I am a Vocalist/Multi-intrumentalist from Sacramento, Ca. I play Guitar (mainly rhythm and some lead)...I can play Bass (electric and upright)...I play piano, violin and most recently Pedal Steel and Banjo. I have been playing professionaly for over 10 years, I am a relativley younger guy (31.)
On Grammy Album of the Year Nominee Sturgill Simpson Number ones with Carrie Underwood, Ray Lamontagne, & The Arcs (Dan Auerbach). Chrissie Hynde/Pretenders, Brandy Clark, & Dan Auerbach (solo). Past references include Johnny Cash (American Recordings), Dwight Yoakam, Malcolm Holcomb, Dave Olney, Gretchen Peters, Mike Farris, & Tom Russell.
Jared Forth is a guitarist, educator, composer, and independent solo artist from Chicago, IL. He writes and performs music on acoustic, electric, and bass guitar with the hope that he can capture some of the human experience in the sound of a few vibrating strings.
Responsible, Reliable, Mature, able to travel, Experienced Bassist and rhythm guitarist, some keyboards. Majority of experience composing my own bass parts backing Original Singer/Songwriters nationally. Extensive experience in sound system operation and audio engineering as well. Toured with Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel national USA Tours
I've worked on projects with Miller Campbell, Chris Lord, RJ KNapp and Honey Robin and others. Engineered for Bob Rivers and his Twisted Tunes as well as the recording engineer on the 2nd Twisted Christmas album. I'm classically trained and bring solid musical knowledge to every session I work.
Clear, focused, and energetic, are just a few words used by listeners to describe mixes and mastering projects emerging from Frankie P. Studios. With our company, it's not about how we want a project to sound, it's about how the artist wants it to sound. At Frankie P. Studios, we're about more than just audio engineering - we're dedicated to the ar
Lachlan and Kieran Parker are professional live musicians, who play in a variety of shows around Sydney and surrounds. Recently, we have been getting into recording and mixing our instruments and would be delighted to work on your project with you.
I serve people who are ready to sound awesome. I bring clarity to their music so they can share it with the world with confidence. I have spent the last 18 years in the music industry serving clients like Walmart, J.B. Hunt, The University of Arkansas, and The Amazeum, and dozens of artists across the United States.
I'm a film music producer, multi-instrumentalist. I've done music for TV shows such as Ozark 3rd Season, The Outsider, FTWD S04, S05, S06, NOS4A2 season 1 and 2. I play guitars, piano, bass, upright bass, cello, violin, percussion; I work with virtual instruments as well. I love to compose and play music for media!
From straight-ahead instrumentals to experimental concepts, I can help you make the music you want to make. I have the technical guitar and bass chops to play the parts you give me, and the imagination to add whatever missing composition and production gaps may need to be filled. I also love to improvise.
"Johnny is one of those musicians whose level of vocation and excellence makes you realize that your decision not to pursue a career as a serious player was definitely the right one You've either got it, or you haven't. Sadly in my case I haven't..... Johnny most certainly has!" Sean Kenny Owner at Ten21 studios Kent, UK
My story:16 years of experience making and playing on recordings. I started as a session bass player and branched out into the engineering side- recording and mixing. I now have a healthy collection of gear: vintage and modern microphones, guitars, basses, keyboards, drums, plug-ins, and mixing/mastering capabilities. Basically a one-stop-shop.
I'm a music producer and mix engineer with a diverse catalog. I can can produce many styles including Urban,pop,rock,and Jazz to name a few. I'm also an accomplished session and live Bass player. I'm looking forward to producing and mixing the product you've been waiting for !
Awarded producer, composer, arranger & multi-instrumentalist, specialised in acoustic sound and crossover jazz. Klampanis has worked with artists from around the world, as a producer, arranger or sideman. His latest album 'Irrationalities' received 3 awards from IMA (Independent Music Awards, NYC): Jazz Producer, Jazz Instrumental Track & Vox Pop.