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Brittany Frompovich
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  • Brittany Frompovich

    Instrument
    Electric Bass, Double Bass
    Genre
    Rock, Blues, Jazz, Fusion, Americana, Classical, Theatre
    Strings
    Bass Progressives, Bass Precision Flats

    Brittany Frompovich is an in demand and highly regarded musician, clinician, multi-instrumentalist, and music educator who currently resides in the Northern Virginia region. Jazz luminary Gerald Veasley introduced her to bassist Jimmy Haslip as “a beautiful player on both electric bass and double bass.” Her band mates describe her playing as “highly creative”, “solid”, and “beautiful”. Her solo performances are unique, poignant, earthy, organic and highly creative.

    As a working bassist, she regularly does shows on double bass, electric bass, and guitar, covering a wide range of genres. She is in demand both as a solo artist and as a "hired gun". She is called on by a wide cross section of NoVa artists to play bass in their projects, which range from blues, rock, Americana, jazz, singer songwriters, and more. She is the first call bassist for many local choral and musical theater production companies. She has shared the stage with Ron Holloway (Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi), Jason Everett (solo artist, Deep Energy Orchestra), Ashleigh Chevalier (solo artist/singer songwriter), Tyler Reese (jazz fusion artist), Toby Fairchild (Keller Williams Band), Bruce Middle (eleven time WAMMIE nominee), Michael Dimin, Stewart McKinsey, Darren Michaels, Aaron Gibson, Edo Castro, Scott Varney, Scott Fernandes, Bill Clements, and Kent Beatty. As a solo bassist and solo artist she has opened for artists like Trip Wamsley and UK solo bassist Steve Lawson.

    She has performed and given clinics at Musicians Institute, NAMM, Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp, BassBreak Live, Adam Nitti’s Music Dojo, The Bass Coalition’s Summer Workshop, LoHio, The Glass City Get Down, the Washington Music Bass Day Summit, DeepGroove Bass Day, The Virginia Bass Forum, and numerous private events. She has been featured as a clinician at bass community events alongside artists like Bryan Beller, Adam Nitti, David Dyson, Steve Jenkins, Anthony Wellington, Norm Stockton, Donovan Stokes, and Rufus Reid. Her clinics inspire professional and novice musicians alike.

    Ms. Frompovich is a exceptional and gifted private teacher; her students wholeheartedly recommending her to potential students without reservation. As a multi-instrumentalist, she teaches lessons on cello, double bass, electric bass, theory and guitar. She successfully teaches both recreational music makers and many serious students who have started their own careers in music.

    “Brittany is a consummate musician and educator. Her commitment to the art and her students is unparalleled! The dedication she shows to her students as well as the bass community has set an example for many others to follow.”
    – Mike Dimin, bassist, educator and author of The Art of Solo Bass and The Chordal Approach

    “No Bull, she’s the real deal. No side job here; as teacher and musician, music is her life! Lady Bass is a true and much needed representative of & for the arts & music professions. Those who know her & benefit from her teaching and friendship are lucky indeed.”
    – Roger Munch, former student and solo artist

    Brittany also has a gift for community building. She combined that talent with her love for bass, leading her to create the Virginia Bass Forum. The Forum is an organization that hosts events to build bass community and assist bass players in the NoVa/DC/MD areas in improving their craft. Through the Forum, she has had the privilege of hosting major artists such as Stuart Hamm (Joe Satriani, Frank Gambale, solo artist), Bryan Beller (Dethklok, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani), Adam Nitti (solo artist, Kenny Loggins), Michael Dimin (solo artist, author), Kevin Walker (Kayne West, Wilson Picket band), Steve Lawson (solo artist), Trip Wamsley (solo artist), and Dr. Donovan Stokes (solo artist, bass instructor at Shenandoah University Conservatory).

    Ms. Frompovich is passionate about music, music community, and the bass; she is always advancing her creative journey as a musician and as an educator. Brittany proudly uses and endorses Spector Basses, NS Designs, LightWave Basses, Warwick amps, GHS Strings, Nitewalker Bass Guitar Tube Preamps, Lathon Bass Wear, and Guardian Pro cables.

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