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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  • 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
  • This was such a special night last month...already looking forward to next year’s #basscootcamp All-Star concert! #bassplayer #Repost @ardmoremusichall ・・・
@pablobatista6960 + @victorwooten met for the first time at @gvbassbootcamp at AMH!
  • How’s this for inspiration?? @thatharleygirl hasn’t even been to Bass BootCamp yet and she’s already putting in the work! Thanks to @diviroxx she learned about our 30 Day/30 Minute Challenge and she’s rocking it! Looking forward to meeting you @gvbassbootcamp in Philly next March! 😃💯
#Repost @thatharleygirl
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No power at the crib and yet another cold, rainy day but no worries...
Day 24: finger, scales and methods exercises... #progress #3030Challenge #30days30minutes #basspractice the makings of a new #bassplayer #bass 💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾 @gvbassbootcamp #gvbassbootcamp #bassbootcamp #tuba #sousaphone #music #detroit #detroitchick #guitar #bassguitar
  • Massive thanks to @officialibanezguitars, our main sponsor and the maker of the Gerald Veasley Signature Bass, and to our loyal and generous sponsor, @monocreators for the awesome Vertigo bass cases. And congrats the lucky grand prize winner at this year’s #bassbootcamp!! He won a #geraldveasley signature #IbanezBass and a #MONOvertigo #basscase!! #bassplayer 📷: @crystalleonora
  • This is incredible. Goes to show that you’re never too young (or old!) to feel the groove. 🙌🏽🙌🏾 #Repost @aronthebassist
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Warning❗️ TOGETHER THEY COMBINE ...... 9 years.... Jammin to lil brother @babyboydrummer 🔥🔥🔥U could tell they really mean it....#pocket #kidsGrooveHard #7yrs #3yrs #groovin Tag a friend who likes to groove to these kinda tempos💪💪💪 #AllAboutTheSpirit #Placement
  • Many thanks to our generous sponsor, @sirerevolution, for the #marcusmillerbass, and congrats to the winner of this awesome instrument, Brad Z! #sirebass #bassplayer
  • Many thanks to @monocreators for their loyal and generous sponsorship of #bassbootcamp, and congrats to the lucky winner of a #MONOvertigo bass case! At this year’s Bass BootCamp 3 of our instructors use #MONOcases: #GeraldVeasley, #VictorWooten and #DivinityRoxx (#AnthonyWellington stood in for her since she wasn’t available when this pic was taken). We’re also appreciative of our own #CrystalGloistein (@crystalleonora) for the connection (MONO was founded by her cousin). #bassplayer
  • The ladies of Bass BootCamp 2018! #bassbootcamp #bassplayers #femalebassplayer
  • More #inspiration from our #30days30minutes challenge from our dear friend (and BBC staff member), Charles. Get it, Mr. Jenkins! #basspractice #bassbootcamp #bassplayer 
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30/30 Challenge!
  • Today’s #inspiration for our #30days30minutes challenge. 👌🏽 #basspractice #bassplayer #bassbootcamp 
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Day 3 of #30for30 challenge @gvbassbootcamp Every Monday I study and learn a new funk song.  It Gets Funkier by @vulfpeck

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