George plays upright and electric bass and splits his time between Los Angeles and the Sacramento area. He previously lived in the San Francisco Bay area for 12 years.
George performs regularly with bands in a range of styles, including modern jazz with lots of odd meters, classic jazz, hip hop, funk, fusion, and electro-pop.
In the past few years (since 2019), George has most often performed with:
Other fun bands with regular performances around the country
Selected venues performed:
George also performs often as a freelance bassist.
George has recorded on many albums, both as a band member, and as a freelance bassist. His credits as a freelancer include:
George co-led this trio with bandmates Michael Abraham on guitar and Eric Garland on drums.
The three of us composed for this collective trio.
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Genre twisting amalgamation of jazz, indie rock, and electronica. Stellar compositions by Eric Garland (drums) and Henry Hung (trumpet). Also featuring Colin Hogan (keyboard) and Kasey Knudsen (saxophone).
Mads is a two-time Grammy award winner for his work with Turtle Island String Quartet, and played for many years in world renowned bassist Stanley Clark’s band.
This band delivers a unique brand of music ranging from post-apocalyptic jazz to scintillating trance hypnotism.
Voted “Best Bay Area Jazz Group”, SF Weekly
The “Jazz Mafia”, led by San Francisco Bay area trombonist/bassist Adam Theis, is a community of local musicians and bands including Realistic Orchestra, Shotgun Wedding Quintet, Shotgun Wedding Hiphop Symphony, Low End Theory, and more.
This band’s principle interests are horns, rhythm, and toasty beats.
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