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Jaehyun Cho

Jaehyun Cho was born and grew up in Seoul, South Korea. He began playing electric bass when he was seventeen. From 2008 to 2010, He served in the Korean Air Force band as a bassist and attended the international military band festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands as a member of Korean national military band in 2009.

Although Jaehyun is a native of Seoul, South Korea, his career began when he moved to Los Angeles in 2012 and attended California State University, Northridge where he studied and performed with Gary Pratt, Dave Robaire. Gary Fukushima and Mike Mull among many others. In 2018, he moved to New York City, and he attended the masters program at NYU where he studied with Drew Gress, Billy Drummond, Ari Horning, Alan Ferber, Mike Rodriguez and Billy Drews. In 2019, he recorded his debut album, “Pursue”, with Alex Sipiagin, Rich Perry, Nery Kim and Mark Ferber, and it was released on April 19th, 2021.

Jaehyun currently has decided to keep pursuing his academic goal and has been admitted to the Doctor of Musical Arts at the Frost School of Music, University of Miami.


Ray Brown
bass, acoustic
Jaco Pastorius
bass, electric
Rufus Reid
bass, acoustic
Paul Chambers
bass, acoustic
James Jamerson
bass, electric


Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson




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