Lynn Seaton has had a stellar career as a jazz bassist.
Born in Oklahoma in 1957, he started playing the bass at
age 9. By the late 70’s he was performing around the state.
From 1980 until 1984 he was the house bassist at the Blue
Wisp Jazz Club in Cincinnati, accompanying big name guest
soloists every week.
In 1984, he joined Woody Herman and in 1985 he played
with the Count Basie Orchestra. After a two-year
engagement with the Basie Band, he did extended tours with
Tony Bennett and George Shearing. Most of 1991 and
1992 was spent touring with Monty Alexander. Lynn spent a
lot of time on the road as a member of the Jeff Hamilton
Trio from 1995-1999