John Goldsby

Since 1994, John Goldsby has held the position of solo bassist with the Grammy Award-winning Westdeutscher Rundfunk Big Band (Cologne Radio Big Band). From 1980 to 1994, Goldsby was a fixture on the New York jazz scene. Goldsby’s recent recordings as bandleader include The Innkeeper’s Gun Space for the Bass,Live at the Nachbarand The Visit. With the WDR Big Band, Goldsby performs and records with stars like Joe Lovano, Patti Austin, Maceo Parker, Jacob Collier, Knower, Antonio Sanchez, Chucho Valdes and others. Goldsby has authored The Jazz Bass Book, Jazz Bowing Techniques for the Improvising Bassist, and Bass NotesHis new video lesson series is available at Discover Double Bass, and he contributes regularly to Bass