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Matt Jung

With over 3,000 performances taking him to all seven continents (yes, even Antarctica), Matt Jung is an in-demand bass player on both electric and acoustic instruments. Matt grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, playing the piano, oboe, and saxophone before ever picking up a bass at age 12. But once he did, he was hooked. While still in high school, Matt and his ska band had a minor radio hit and were played on radio stations throughout the country. At 17, Matt moved to Los Angeles to study jazz bass at the University of Southern California with John Clayton. While in Los Angeles, Matt began to freelance, playing at the major jazz clubs and for various film scores

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Sayuri Shimada

Sayuri Shimada is a bassist from Tokyo, Japan. After graduating from high school, she won a scholarship to the Berklee College of Music, where she studied Jazz and Latin music. In 2010, graduated from Berklee, she started working as musician for numerous bands and projects around Boston area. She has shared the stage with artists such as William Cepeda, Jimmy Bosch, Lincoln Goines, Salt Cathedral, Los Amigos Invisible.

Justin Kimmel

Justin Kimmel is the bass player in such celebrated bands like Armo and Toubab Krewe

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Heshima Moja

Garnering International acclaim in the jazz and R&B world throughout Europe, Africa, the U.S. and Asia, Heshima Moja is an incredibly dynamic individual. As a Bassist, Vocalist. Percussionist, Composer/Songwriter, Music Director, and Cultural Arts Presenter, Heshima has moved audiences around the world with his soulful voice, fiery bass licks, and unforgettable songs and compositions. Heavily influenced by Jazz, Afro-Cuban Rumba, Hip-Hop and R&B, he has been touching audiences with his brand of Diaspora Jazz. Throughout his impressive career, Heshima has composed music for Nickelodeon, PBS, and various films throughout Latin America, and has released two C.D.’s, The Awakening(2017) and Round and Round (2011), which still remain in heavy rotation throughout Europe and Asia

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Akos Forgacs

Akos Forgacs is a New York City based electric bass player. Raised in Serbia and attended the local performing arts high as the very first electric bass player they accepted. Here he was awarded the many awards included an award at the national string chamber orchestra competition where he played the lead bass guitar. in 2012 Akos moved to the United States to attend the prestigious Berklee College of Music. At Berklee Akos had to opportunity to work closely with many incredible artist, most notably he worked with Dave Fiuczynksi. He worked with Dave for some time and he also had the opportunity to play with the legendary drummer Jojo Mayer together with Dave

Rotten Girlz

A free modern jazz punk avantgarde groove quartet meets beautiful melodic compositions. With Eva Poženel: vocals; Achille Succi: alto sax, bass clarinet; Samo Salamon: electric bass, loops; and Bojan Krhlanko: drums.

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Warren Jones

Warren Jones has spent more than 40 years as a bassist, composer, clinician and teacher. A graduate of the Arizona State University School of Music in 1986, he has taught in high schools, community colleges and in the ASU Jazz Dept. He appears with both local and national artists on over 60 CDs and DVDs. Mr. Jones has composed over 40 pieces of music for various sized ensembles. His compositions have been performed in the United States and Internationally. He can be heard on four of his own CDs, various recordings with Arizona based jazz greats, and over 50 recordings with the John Shea Trio, the new Robin Connell CD, and the new Kathy Lamar CD. Until recently, he currently resided in the Grand Rapids, MI area performing with The John Shea Trio and other west Michigan jazz musicians. He currently resides and performs in the Phoenix, AZ area. Below is a partial list of work in the music field: 1980-1983...Member of Francine Reed and Jazz Alive 1982-2008.…Member of the Armand Boatman Trio 1986.…Completes Bachelor of Music degree from ASU 1988-1991.…1998-2001.……..adjunct professor for ASU Jazz Program under Chuck Marohnic 1995-1998.…Music director for Balboa Café Tempe AZ 1988-1998.…Bassist for Keith Greko Trio 1995-2001.…Leader of Trio 2000 and Quartetto del Sol 1998-2003.…Member of Bob Ravenscroft Trio 2000…Founding member of The PHOENIX JAZZ QUARTET….CD releases 2000 & 2004 2001.… Earworm Music Project launched….”OHRWURM” CD released 2003-2008…Member John Shea Trio in AZ 2006…”BRIDGES” CD released 2008-2010.…Phoenix Jazz Quintet performs in Arizona 2008-2009.…Adjunct faculty at MCC 2010- 2011….Jones Jazz Duos at Eureka!Grill 1985-2012…Private instruction and Sideman in AZ June 2012-present…Member John Shea Trio in MI, West MI Jazz society parties, Jeff Haas Groups Partial discography: “Deliberate Orchestra“…..Cardiacal Records “A Cool Brassy Night at the North Pole“….Summit Records “Live at Inspirations”….Bob Kindred and Chuck Marohnic Keith Greko Trio….”Journey” “…and Friends” “Two Burner Hotplate” “: My Life, My Music” “Live at Taliesen West”….Bob Ravenscroft Trio….CD and DVD “Into the Mist”….Fred Forney Jazz Quartet….”PJQ” * “PJQ II”* “Ohrwurm”….Earworm Jazz Project* “Bridges”….Warren L Jones III* “I Imagine So”….Warren L Jones III*

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Don Bolo

Don Bolo is an instrumental and experimental fusion band from Quito, Ecuador. Born as a street band in 2015, we have recorded an EP in 2017 and a LP called "El Principio del Fin" in november 2018. Don Bolo experiments with different sounds and music styles to create what we call Criminal Punk Jazz. Sometimes as a duo, trio, quartet, quintet or even as a sextet Don Bolo never plays the same way and never sounds the same, every time is a different experience. Sometimes more jazz than punk, sometimes more punk than jazz, sometimes hip hop or funk and sometimes even noise. Now we are currently working on our second album, pushing our musical limits and creating new music for the future to come. Don Bolo is: Emilio Montenegro - Bass José Hernandez - Drums Luis Sigüenza - Saxophones Daniel Gachet - Guitar Tania Cortes - Synths


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