Freekbass is the bass player and vocalist, who hails from Cincinnati, OH, proudly naming his 2015 album after his hometown. His influences are deeply embedded in funk, cultivated under the guidance of the legendary Bootsy Collins, in his early career. Bootsy refers to Freekbass as “the new spiritual warrior for the funk”.
Known for his energetic live show and ignited low-end, Freekbass brings danceable tunes with hints of Prince, David Bowie, Talking Heads, and Parliament Funkadelic. He’s a staple on the festival and touring circuit, performing live with his group, “The Bump Assembly”. Always one to spread the love, Freekbass has shared the stage with a host of artists from every genre: Bernie Worrell, Umphrey's McGee, Sammi Garett, Turkuaz, Dumpstaphunk, George Porter Jr., Buckethead, DJ Logic, and Mike Gordon.