Artists
Artist Roster

Billy Blaze
Al Caldwell
Travis Carlton
Edo Castro
Joe Clark
Matt Costa
Laura Cupit
Jimmy De Martini
Jeremy Dehek
Matt Deis
Rick and Mark del Castillo
Tom Dumont
Dominque Favez & Tony Castell
Ross Feratu
Gerry Fisher
Comron Fouladi
Chuck Goff
Doug "Dirt" Greenfield
Trey Henry
John Hiatt
Bones Hillman
Tyler Jackson
Josh Jaiman
Doug Johns
Ben Jordan
Tony King
Mark Kroos
Justin Kudding
Kai Kurosawa
Michael “Kim” Lesaca
Aaron Lewis
Steuart Liebig
Randy Lopez
Leo Lyons
Matt McKenzie
Stew McKinsey
Dennis Michaels
Maurilio Mina
Monte Montgomery
Rich Moore
Dante "D-Man" Nolen
Brian Patterson
Rory Pearse
Joe Pettengill
David Piggott
Kirk Powers
Chuck Rainey
Matt Roberts
Mark Robertson
Steve Rodby
Mike Scott
Chris Serafini
Alenjandro Serravalle
Kennan Shaw
Sam Sims
Kevin Smith
Robert "JJ" Smith
Michael Spriggs
Jon Squires
Daryl Stuermer
Donny Tesso
Dywane "MonoNeon" Thomas Jr.
Hank Van Sickle

Featured Artist: Sam Sims
 
Gear:
"The thing about my GB rig is that it's very light in weight, but it still maintains that punch & tone that I love! It's also very versatile & can get the job done with any style of music!!"
Profile:
Sam Sims has been a staple in R&B, Pop, Rock and Jazz for some 18 years. Known for being one of the most versatile bassists in today's music, he has worked with musical giants such as Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake, Janet Jackson, Utada Hikaru, kd Lang, Rob Halford, Backstreet Boys, Bette Midler, Whitney Houston, George Duke, Patrice Rushin, Boney James, Maxwell and many more.

Born and raised in Chattanooga, TN, Sims began his music career at age 6 singing in the Chattanooga Boys Choir touring and performing throughout the U.S. and Canada. At age 12, influenced by such players as Verdine White, Jaco Pastorius, James Jamerson, Larry Graham, Louis Johnson, Marcus Miller, and or course Stanley Clarke, Same began playing bass guitar. Sims adds that after listening to these great players, you can't help but get a sense of groove and melody.

Throughout high school, Sam fine-tuned his musical skills touring the Southeast and abroad as a member of The McCallie School Big Band Jazz Orchestra. But it was after school where he developed the essence and feel of his playing in local funk and rock bands.

Sims continued his studies at Morehouse College where he played in the jazz ensemble, as well as a local fusion/funk bank that performed around Atlanta, GA. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles, began playing around town and auditioning for tours he now considers milestones of his career. Other accomplishments include writing, producing and recording sessions on over 100 records from Vince Neil to Jeffery Osborne. He also has numerous television/DVD performances to his credit including: American Idol, Good Morning America, The Today Show, MTV Awards, Saturday Night Live, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The View, Top of the Pops (UK), HBO Special, Rosie O'Donnell Show and many more.

Other goals on the radar include releasing a record, an instructional DVD and a Sam Sims Signature Bass.





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