Bassist /Composer Brian Derek
is a world-class player AND
composer of Jazz, World fusion, Latin, Reggae, Bebop, Jazz fusion and Orchestral music. His compositions are complex yet accessible but need both ears when listening! Bass playing that is guarenteed to knock your socks off and writing that is both unique and immediate.
Brian has performed with Peter Erskine
, Mike Stern
, Pat Metheny
, Jay McShann
, The 5th Dimension
, Niel Sedaka
, Stephen Stills
etc., and also teaches Bass technique and Harmony and Jazz theory in the greater Northeastern Indiana area. Similar artists are Jaco Pastorius, Josef Zawinul, Weather Report, Wayne Shorter, Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock etc.
To listen to or buy a CD , please visit Brian`s site. There you will be able to hear 5 CD`s of original content and a wide variety of high-energy, in your face bass playing and highly creative original compositions. Contact Brian at: