The Electric Bass in Jazz

Tuesdays 5 - 6:30 pm 7/9 - 8/13 (6 weeks)

The Electric Bass in Jazz
Age Adult
Event Type Class
Department Bass
Day Tue
Instructor Daniel Parenti
Status inperson event

This new class explores many exciting possibilities for the electric bass in jazz. Focusing on the jazz fusion movement and how it has influenced the modern jazz world at large, we’ll examine the music of classic artists like Herbie Hancock, Weather Report, Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, The Brecker Brothers, George Benson and contemporary trendsetters like Snarky Puppy, Ghost Note, Robert Glasper, and Kamasi Washington. For intermediate-level bassists and up.   

About Daniel Parenti

Performance experience with many jazz legends including Rosemary Clooney, Michael Brecker, and Lionel Hampton. Has released six full-length original albums under his own name. Has performed with many well-known Bay Area artists including Tommy Igoe, Billy Johnson (Santana), Frank Martin (Narada Michael Walden), Joel Smith (Walter Hawkins) and Lorn Leber (Jerry Garcia Band).