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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  • ICYMI: Check out our stellar faculty lineup for this year's Bass BootCamp! 🎼
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  • Join us in Philly on March 17 for the Philadelphia BassGear Expo®! Designed to bring bass players together with the luthiers, designers and engineers who make the products that inspire. Get hands-on access to innovative gear and well-crafted instruments. The 7th annual Philadelphia BassGear Expo® will be jam-packed with giveaways, demonstrations and much more, making it a must-attend event!
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FREE event! 10am-6pm
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2018 EXPO Exhibitors:
Aguilar Amplification | Bass Specialties | Ken Smith Basses | Kydd Bass | Lathon Bass Wear | LH Mccurdy Basses | Michael Tobias Design | New York Bass Works | Sadowsky Guitars Ltd | Skjold Design Guitars | More TBA
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  • We can't wait!! Don't miss this BASS explosion @ardmoremusichall 3/17!! 🎸🎼 #bassplayer #lowend #bass #divinityroxx #victorwooten #geraldveasley #Repost @diviroxx ・・・
This show is about to be heavy!
Live 3.17.2018  at The Ardmore Music Hall with some of my favorite bassplayers..
Gerald Veasley @gvbassbootcamp, Michael Manring, Pablo Batista and my man @VictorWooten which means it's about to be insane. Join us. #wetheplayersplay
  • Just announced: We are thrilled to once again welcome Anthony Wellington as a faculty member at this year's Bass BootCamp! #anthonywellington #bassplayer #bassbootcamp
  • In case you missed it: Check out our stellar lineup of instructors for Bass BootCamp 2018! March 16-18 in Philadelphia. Register @ www.bassbootcamp.com 🎸🎼 #geraldveasley #daviddyson #chicohuff #michaelmanring #patrickpfeiffer #divinityroxx #robsmith #victorwooten #bassplayers #bass #bassbootcamp #philly #basslessons #bassplayer #bassfellowship
  • Take your playing to the next level with the event that inspires bass players of all levels. March 16-18, 2018 ~ www.bassbootcamp.com
  • Happy Birthday to our dear friend, the wonderful Ms. Divinity Roxx! We were honored to have her present a masterclass at last year's #bassbootcamp in Philly, and we're beyond excited to have her with us all weekend as a faculty member this year! She'll also be playing with her trio at our All Star Concert on March 17 @ardmoremusichall...get your tickets while you can! This will be a night of bass heaven, with a special solo performance by #michaelmanring, #pablobatista and his Latin jazz band, and special guests including #geraldveasley and #victorwooten. @diviroxx #divinityroxx #bassplayer #ardmoremusichall 📷: @crystalleonora
  • We're very proud of our brother and fellow Philly bassist, #bassbootcamp alum Adam Blackstone, for an amazing halftime show with JT at the Super Bowl! Philly represent!! #Repost @adamblackstone
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IT's #SuperBowl2018 Day & I'm SO EXCITED for this #BBE @Fender @fendercustomshop BASS I'm playing for our #PepsiHalftime  Show w/ THEE  @justintimberlake !! Check it out! & THANK YOU TO MY Super DESIGN TEAM: @iconimagegraphics @iamjasonrogers @bassicblack @blackmaniacdesigns @iamdwalk 🎥 by @troynalls
  • Fly Eagles Fly!!! #Repost @crystalleonora
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Of course the @gvbassbootcamp team was sporting @philadelphiaeagles gear at today's #bassbootcamp meeting in #philly!! 💚🦅💚 #geraldveasley #bassplayer #eagles
  • We're excited that this year's All Star Concert will be at one of the Philadelphia area's best music venues, #ardmoremusichall! #Repost @ardmoremusichall ・・・
🤔5 things to know about bass legend @geraldveasley1: 
1) He was born and raised in Philadelphia.
2) He is a faculty member at the University of the Arts. 
3) He played with Joe Zawinul of Weather Report for 7 years.
4) He was a radio DJ for smooth jazz station WJJZ 97.5 
5) His favorite sports team is the @philadelphiaeagles 💚🦅
Catch him here for the Gerald Veasley BassBoot Camp All Star Concert including @michael_manring & @diviroxx  and special guests on 3/17! 
#GeraldVeasley @gvbassbootcamp #bassbootcamp #michaelmanring #bassplayer #divinityroxx #victorwooten #bass #phillyjazz #jazz
  • Come join the celebration!
GERALD VEASLEY BAND “Live at SOUTH” CD Release Party in Philadelphia - Thursday, January 25  and Friday, January 26 - Showtimes 7pm & 9pm
Tickets: http://goo.gl/cyC9P9
The Unscripted Jazz series presents the Gerald Veasley Band in concert as they launch the CD, “Live at SOUTH”. The recording is the ninth release for Gerald Veasley, an accomplished bassist who has worked with some of the best artists in jazz including, Grover Washington, Joe Zawinul and Kirk Whalum. Joined by his outstanding bandmates Donald Robinson, Carl Cox, Wendell Sewell, Pablo Batista and Marcus Myers, the group will perform new material from the recording as well as fan favorites from Gerald’s catalog. The long-awaited recording represents the group at its best: energetic, soulful and highly original. Come join the celebration & fun - Live at SOUTH! #geraldveasley #southrestaurantphilly #unscriptedjazz #bassplayer
  • Join us on March 17 @ardmoremusichall for Gerald Veasley's Bass BootCamp All-Star Concert feat. The Pablo Batista Latin Jazz Ensemble w/ Chico Huff, Divinity Roxx Trio, Michael Manring (solo), special guests Gerald Veasley, Victor Wooten, and more! 🔥

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