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Bassist of 34 years is ready for any gig. Specialties are musical theatre, jazz, fusion, funk, R&B, soul, rock and pop. Equally proficient on double bass and bass guitar (4, 5, 6 and fretless).

Dave Turner has been playing bass guitar for 34 years and orchestral bass for 18. Dave has a long history of playing bass with just about anybody and everybody in E. Washington, including Guitar God Frank Gambale, Ben "Elvis Preslee" Klein and the Rockabillies, Laffin' Bones Blues Band, The Doghouse Boyz, Vertigo Bliss, Uppercut, Dragonfly, Bruiser, Stone Cold, Eddie Haskell Jazz Trio, Phoenix, Kristi and the Spellbinders, the Spokane Jazz Orchestra, Jilla Roberts, Ken Burtch, Ken DeVries, Cosmic Dust and local original alt-rock favorite Citizen Swing. Dave has studied privately with Jeff Berlin, Eugene Jablonsky and Clipper Anderson, and currently teaches music in the Mead School District as well as being Professor of Applied Jazz Bass at Spokane Falls Community College. He also has performed in nearly 40 musicals.

davidkturner1970 AT G mail DOT com

Screen name:
Member since:
Jan 05 2020
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:


Jeff Berlin, John Patitucci, Marcus Miller, Jaco Pastorius, Rocco Prestia, Billy Sheehan, Geddy Lee, Stu Hamm, Victor Wooten, Steve Harris, Jimmy Blanton, Gary Karr, Edgar Meyer.

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Background Singer:
Upright bass:


2015 double bass, 4 string, orchestra setup, David Gage Realist pickup
1997 Fender Precision Special
2001 Fender Jazz Geddy Lee (modified to fretless)
1999 Dean Jeff Berlin Signature
1992 Peavey Palaedium Jeff Berlin
1992 Carvin LB76 six-string bass
2015 Squier Vintage Modified V (Fender American Standard pups and hardware)
MarkBass Bass Combo II
TC Electronics RH750 head
TC Electronics 2x10 cab
TC Electronics 2x12 cab
Pedals include: Boss Bass Chorus, Boss Bass Synth, Boss Octave, Ten Effects Barracuda Flanger, Ten Effects Mr. Squishy Compressor