Chicago Bass Ensemble
The Chicago Bass Ensemble is a unique chamber music ensemble made up exclusively of double bassists. Our music is an approachable of mix of compositions written for bass ensemble and transcriptions of pieces written for other ensembles.
While not often seen as a solo instrument, the double bass is capable of a wide variety of melodic and emotional expression.
You are probably about to ask “Wait, you mean four bass players? Aren’t there any other instruments?”
Yep, four bass players. Just bass. No other instruments. It’s one of the more unusual ensembles you’ll see this year. Who are the musicians of the Chicago Bass Ensemble?
Now’s a good time to visit our blog postings about our upcoming performances. You’ll want to know where you can see us live. And we invite you to join our mailing list for future news about the group.
You can also hear a few samples on SoundCloud.