Kevin Freeby is a professional bassist living in Southern California. He has been performing around the globe as a sideman as well as teaching in the San Diego area for the past 15 years. Well versed as a solid groove player, he is comfortable in a variety styles, ranging from jazz and world music all the way to funk, pop and rock. Kevin is also recognized as a well versed soloist.
Performing over 200 gigs/recording sessions a year; Kevin has been fortunate enough to work with many amazing musicians, some of which include: Karl Denson, Jason Mraz, Marco Minnemann, Virgil Donati
(Planet X, Steve Vai), The Billy Preston Band, Adrian Terrazas (The Mars Volta, T.R.A.M.) Flamenco legend Ines Bacan, Tim Figg Newton, Mitch Forman, Jerry Goodman (Mahavishnu Orchestra,Dixie Dregs), Zak Najor (Greyboy Allstars, Tiny Universe), Raul Pineda (Chucho Valdes), Mitchell Long (Sergio Mendes), Mike Holguin (Celia Cruz), Cliff Almond (Michel Camilo, Manhattan Transfer), Peter Sprague (Chick Corea), Brian Jordan (Lauryn Hill, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe), Bushwalla, Greg Analla (Seventhsign,Tribe of
Gypsies), Steve Haney (Greyboy All Stars), Dominique Dipiazza (John McLaughlin), Mario Gonzales (Sheila E.), Wayne Findlay (Vinnie Moore,MSG), Jake Najor (Weapon of Choice,Robert ,KD3), Mike Pope
(Chick Corea Electric Band), Mark Zonder (Fates Warning), John Staten (Karl Densons Tiny Universe), Hectic Watermelon, Derek Sherinian (Planet X, Dream Theatre), Tony Macalpine, Gospel Chops Videos, Curtis Taylor (Gregory Porter), Khristian Dentley of Take 6, Lee Coulter, Chris Bailey (Britney Spears,Prince, Lalah Hathaway).
Kevin is currently the Resident Instructor at Bass San Diego. He proudly plays and endorses Fbass instruments, Bergantino amplification and Dunlop strings. Among many other musical projects, he is also working on his solo album due for release in late 2018.
15+ years Experience
Talking Fbass and Bergantino with Morten Ehlers from Bass Buddha