Soul Music contains some of the most inventive and catchy bass lines of any genre. Jump in my time machine as we travel back to Memphis, TN in 1972. "Classic Soul Lesson: The Bass Lines of Bobby Womack Part 1".

Mike Claiborne JAZZ! is my all instrumental trio. We play the classic jazz repertoire with an experimental, jam band twist. Here's a short clip with Stan Lassiter on guitar and Tim Grogan on drums shot at Arrington Vineyards.


The Creation Audio Labs Funkulator is my solution for getting great slap tone quickly and easily. It has become an essential tone tool - both on stage and in the studio. Watch "The Bass Whisperer" Ed Friedland from Bass Player Magazine puts his Funkulator through the paces in this video.



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 Jazz and Soul Music for your Event!

  • Mike Claiborne Solo: 6-string bass chord/melody orchestrations of jazz standards and funky loop improv.
  • Mike Claiborne Trio: A fun mix of jazz/funk instrumentals and soul/r&b vocal classics
  • Mike Claiborne & Friends: Mike Claiborne Trio plus 1 or 2 of Nashville's finest soul/jazz artists
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