Dave Shelton

Upright and Electric Bassist. Performance. Instruction.

About Dave

B.F.A. Jazz Performance, New School University 08'

Dave Shelton is an eclectic and innovative electric and upright bassist who has brought his deeply personal style to the worlds of Jazz, R&B, Hip Hop, Gospel, Blues, Bluegrass and Classical music.  With a foundation of influences including James Jamerson, Ron Carter, Thundercat and Marcus Miller, Shelton has developed a sensibility all his own that ranges from frenetic complexity to meditative simplicity.  His performing credits include Chris Mann, Sharief Hobley (Erykah Badu, D'Angelo), Sly5thAve, Denitia Odigie (Denitia and Sene), Martin Christie, Matt Loescher (Lauryn Hill, the Ruff Pack) and more.  

Recording Credits Include:

Tanner Walle, The Future Of Tape, 2007
Septiles, Night One 2015
FORE, The Stranger 2016