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    Lasley, Gary

    He is a double bass and contrabass player who was awarded his degree in music by the University of Southern California.

     

    Belonging to several music organisations he has held membership of the Recording Musicians Association, the International Society of Bassists, Chamber Music America, Professional Musicians Local 7, 303, 353 and been the secretary of the Local 47.

     

    His busy career as an orchestral musician has seen him recording and performing nationally and internationally as a member of the composer and pianist Yanni’s orchestra.  He has also been Associate Principal Bass with the Long Beach Symphony and a musician with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Santa Barbara Symphony.

     

    His work as a musician has seen him working with countless composers and acts throughout the course of his career and just a few of these include Chet Atkins, Blood Sweat & Tears, Andrea Bocelli, Garth Brooks, Peabo Bryson, Chicago, The Chieftains, Charlotte Church, Judy Collins, John Denver, Burl Ives, Al Jarreau, The Kingston Trio, Patti LaBelle, Henry Mancini, George Martin, Michael McDonald, Edgar Meyer, The Moody Blues, Mark O’Connor, Randy Newman, Peter Paul & Mary, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Rich, Diana Ross, Neil Sedaka, Doc Severinsen, The Three Tenors, Brian Wilson and Trisha Yearwood.

     

    His regular work on movie music soundtracks has his performances featuring on numerous films such as Aladdin, Anastasia, City Slickers II, Con Air, Constantine, Critters, The Flinstones, Groundhog Day, Hoffa, Home Alone III, The Mighty Ducks, The Nutty Professor, 102 Dalmatians, Scooby Doo, Speed II and Wishmaster among many others

     

    In the field of musical education he gives private tuition.

     

    Sources:

    1. http://privatelessons.com/daypoint/media/editbio.asp?mode=view&userid=3940&crypt=
    2. http://www.lbso.org/bios
    3. http://www.laphil.com/philpedia/musicians-roster.cfm
    4. http://www.yanni-india.in/chronicles-of-yanni-in-india.html
    5. http://www.responsible47.com/
    6. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/gary-lasley-p351875/credits

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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