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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Mark your calendars for the Jazz Philadelphia Summit happening October 11-12. The summit hosts industry leaders and creative professionals for workshops, networking and city wide jazz concerts. Free registration is open until only until SEPTEMBER 20th. REGISTER NOW at jazzphiladelphia.org! .
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  • Happy Birthday to our good friend and one-of-a-kind bass player, Victor Wooten! Here’s to a stellar year ahead, Vic! #victorwooten #bassplayer
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GERALD VEASLEY Band at South Jazz Thursday, August 29, 2019.  7pm and 9pm.  Ticket below or call 267-225-8018 • Unscripted  Jazz series presents the Gerald Veasley Band in concert. Gerald’s extensive resume includes work with jazz legends Grover Washington Jr. and Joe Zawinul and the Gerald Veasley Band has supported some of the best artists in contemporary jazz. However, the band has established a unique musical identity in its own right: earthy, funky, and “unscripted". Joined by his outstanding bandmates Donald Robinson, Carl Cox, Wendell Sewell, and James Rouse, the group will perform music from the recording, Live at SOUTH as well as fan favorites from Gerald’s nine CD catalog. This long-awaited concert will cap an exciting summer of music in Philadelphia’s hottest jazz venue.  Showtimes 7pm and 9pm. #geraldveasley #geraldveasleybassbootcamp #smoothjazzmusic #phillyjazz #southjazz #southjazzkitchen #southjazzclub #phillylivemusic #randbmusic #phillymusic
  • A beautiful low end moment shared with our friend Justin Raines and his young son. 💜💯 #Repost @jraines112
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First, this video was THEEEEE highlight of the night for. Being able to share the stage with my son is PRICELESS! I look forward to MANY more memories being made!!!! Thank you @pastorjnelson for writing this song, it’s perfect for this moment!!🙏🏾
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THANK YOU SO MUCH to my beautiful wife @kendy_raines for leading this entire event! If it wasn’t for her a lot of what happened last night would have not happened!!!!! I LOVE YOU!!!!! •
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Thank You to EVERYONE who came out and supported the clinic. It was definitely a success thanks to you all! •
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Thank you to @gruvgear @labellastrings and @marinocustoms for your support in providing the AWESOME giveaways! Thank you also to the companies that continuously support me... @michaeltobiasdesign @gallienkrueger @bartolinipups @alclairaudio !!!! A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO @bmodesigns @blairmonique for designing the amazing flyer for the event. You set the tone!!!!!
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To @craftytrinimommy THANK YOU for supplying the t-shirts and table covers. You did an AWESOME JOB! More work to come 🙏🏾
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To the team workers @jeanna_carie @michelleann21 and #Kwame THANK YOU for your diligence and professionalism!!!! MY BROTHERS @carlinmuccular and @datroof1021 WOW!!!!!! Thank You so much for believing in me and with me. You two are truly my brothers and I love y’all. •
I’m looking forward and already planning the next clinic for the city if ATLANTA! Let’s keep this going! •
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  • *** Just announced: Bass BootCamp 2020 dates!! *** Stay tuned for registration opening soon! #BBC2020 #BassBootCamp #BassPlayer
  • Gotta love a @gerald_veasley #basssolo! #bassplayer #Repost @bassbutters
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A lil Gerald Veasley solo to brighten your day ☀️ #ScrantonJazzFestival #IGotLife #TheMusicofNinaSimone featuring Carol Riddick & Gerald Veasley. Carol Riddick🎤, Gerald Veasley🎸, Aaron Graves🎹, and Tim Hutson🥁
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We wanna wish a very Happy Birthday to Philly Jazz legend & all around wonderful human being, Mr. @gerald_veasley ~ It's always an honor to see you play bass on our stage, cheers! 🎂🎈🎸🔥
  • Ken Smith Basses @ the #phillybassgearexpo last March. @kensmithbasses @jonsmith5string #bassplayer #kensmithbass #kensmithbasses #geraldveasley #bassbootcamp 📷: @crystalleonora
  • Happy birthday to our friend, the one-and-only Mike Tobias of @michaeltobiasdesign...incredible luthier and all-around great guy! 🎸🎉 #mtdbass #mtd4lyfe #michaeltobiasdesign #geraldveasley #bassbootcamp #phillybassgearexpo #bassplayer 📷: @crystalleonora
  • Pete Skjold of @skjolddesign at the #bassgearexpo during #bassbootcamp last March. #bassplayer #geraldveasley #skjoldbass
  • #tbt Michael Griffin with the Gerald Veasley signature series power cord at his Essential Sound Products, Inc. booth at the #BassGearExpo last March. #geraldveasley #bassplayer #essentialsoundproducts
  • #tbt Gerald Veasley and Marcus Miller @southjazzkitchen in Philly after @dougwimbish‘s #wimbash concert during #bassbootcamp last March. It was an extra special treat having Marcus come through and sit in for a few songs! #geraldveasley #marcusmiller #bassplayer 📷: @crystalleonora

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