Explore the world of Bass with Gerald Veasley, internationally renowned performer and faculty at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Whether you're a seasoned bassist or novice, Gerald and his world-class faculty will plug you in to the joy of bass playing: technique, theory and, of course, those funky bass lines! Gerald Veasley's Bass BootCamp was founded in 2002 and has since served over 700 bass players from all over the world.

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“For a beginner, this was very motivational and will save me a few years of 'blind' practice."


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  • Flashback Friday: Bass BootCamp 2015 with guest instructor Oteil Burbridge. @oteil_burbridge #bassbootcamp #bassplayer #oteilburbridge #geraldveasley 📷: @crystalleonora
  • #geraldveasley #bassplayer #womeninjazz #southjazzkitchen #philly #jazz #unscriptedjazzseries •  #Repost @geraldveasley1 ・・・
Ladies do Jazz with passion and purpose. We love it at SOUTH.
  • 💜👌🏽#StanleyClarke #MohiniDey #bassplayer #Repost @dey_bass
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What an honour it was to be playing with ***The One and Only Mr. Stanley Clarke*** & to be sharing the stage with him who is one of my biggest idols is just so overwhelming and a dream come true 🙂 & how can I not mention his Incredibly Slamming Band!!!! Just Too good!
Thank you for having me as a guest on the encore song Stanley !!! Was so much fun! ❤️❤️❤️ Stay tuned for the video people!! Video Coming tomorrow !! This will Forever remain a Memorable Moment for me!!! Not only playing with Stanley and his band was amazingly fun but also playing with Ekalavya was beautiful !! Pictures and videos coming soon 😉 
#GaranaJazzFestival2018
  • Nice! Check out our friends Kristen and Anthony repping for Aguilar & Fodera! #anthonywellington • • •
#Repost @fluency34shop
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We love you Aguilar & Fodera!!! Thanks to Dave Avenius for the amazing posters!!!! We love them! Ant and I are so grateful to be endorsed by some of the best companies on the planet!! Aguilar and Fodera always go above and beyond for their artists. Amazing gear & amazing people! 💯💯💯@kristinbidwell @foderaguitars @bassplayermag @bassmusicianmag @aguilaramp @bassologycruise #aguilaramp #fodera #foderaguitars #loveyou #grateful #fluency34shop #bassmusicianmag #bassplayer #bassplayermag #bassplayerunited #bassplayersunited #bassmusicianmag #bassisawesome
  • Looking forward to supporting our friend and #bassbootcamp instructor Divinity Roxx and her awesome trio TONIGHT @ardmoremusichall! See all you Philly #bassplayers there!
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Tonight at @ardmoremusichall!
With @raheem_devaughn and @aaronparnellbrown 
Hosted by #WesFelton
Brought to u by @walkingbear215 
#Divinityroxx 
#Trufecta
#Livemusic
  • SPECIAL OFFER for our Bass BootCamp Family! BBC instructor, former Musical Director/bassist for Beyoncé, and all-around rock star Divinity Roxx will be opening for Raheem DeVaughn this Saturday, June 30 at The Ardmore Music Hall (where some of you were lucky enough to catch her trio at our All-Star concert last March!). Use the promo code DIVINITY to receive $10 off GA tickets. #divinityroxx #bassplayer #femalebassist #raheemdevaughn #ardmoremusichall #philly
  • Our #bassbootcamp concert with #divinityroxx and special guest #victorwooten at #ardmoremusichall last March was not to be missed...but if you did, you have a chance to check her trio out again this Saturday, June 30! . . .
#Repost @ardmoremusichall
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We are 1️⃣️ WEEK away from our #stacked show with @raheem_devaughn , @diviroxx , & @aaronparnellbrown 😱🙏💯 Yo bass lovers - get here in time for Divinity Roxx TRIFECTA! She ain't messin' around 🔥
  • Two of our dear friends at #bassbootcamp in #Philly last March. Ms. Toné Wellington and Mr. Charles Jenkins...bass players rule!! #bassplayer #bassist #bassbash #phillybassgearexpo #lowendlove #bass
  • Many thanks to @hartkesystems for the sponsorship and congrats to the lucky winners of their awesome pedals at #bassbootcamp last March! #hartkesystems #basspedals #bassplayer #geraldveasley #anthonywellington #victorwooten
  • Many thanks to LK Straps for joining us at the #phillybassgearexpo last March, and congrats to the winner of one of their awesome, handmade repurposed leather straps! #bassplayer #geraldveasley #anthonywellington #victorwooten #bassbootcamp #bassstraps #lkstraps @lkstraps
  • Many thanks to Fodera for the generous sponsorship and congrats to the winners of their awesome strings at #bassbootcamp last March! @foderaguitars #foderastrings #victorwooten #anthonywellington #bassplayers #foderaartist #bassstrings
  • Check out our friend Gabriel Severn and his campaign to help get into the recording studio with his original music! #bassplayer #youngbassist #Repost @gabrielsevernbass
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Super excited about my Kickstarter project!  Thanks to everyone who's helped me out so far. I'm only 7 backers away from hitting my goal of 25 by Wednesday! Thanks to @springwoodproductions for the great video. #ernieballmusicman #bongo6

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