About Geoffrey Lowe
Downers Grove, IL
PERSONAL HISTORY: Geoffrey Lowe is an eclectic modern bassist who spent the formative years in Colorado playing Violin, Guitar, Piano and Basses. He relocated to Chicago in order to play a wide variety of music with a wide variety of players & composers. Currently playing and/or writing Jazz, R&B, Smooth Jazz, Blues, Rock, Brazilian and Classical as the schedule allows.
EDUCATION: Colorado Sate University/Music Major, Private study with Jazz and Classical Instructors on Acoustic String Bass, Fretless Electric, 5-String and Violin. Clinics, workshops, ongoing... A student of this incarnation.
EMPLOYMENT: Studio recordings, live performance, many avenues of musical styles. Toured Europe with both Jazz and Classical groups. Recorded CDs with Jazz and New Age artists.
Has performed live with Monty Alexander, David Fathead Newman, Frank Wess, Clark Terry, James Moody, Ernie Andrews, Freddie Cole, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman), Patti Page, Michael Orland (Musical Director-American Idol), Barrett Deems (Jazz-Great Drummer), Brienn Perry, Everett Greene, Rickie Byars Beckwith, Brazilian Artists Camila Costa & Itamar Aussiere, Paulo Sauer Dias, Breno & Neusa Sauer, Robert Irving III, Barbara Morrison, Ben E. King, The Shirelles, The Platters, The Coasters, Ron Hawking, Bob McGrath (Sesame Street), Annie Dennison.
On CD tracks with David Sanborn, Fareed Haque, Paul Wertico, Buddy DeFranco, Steve Cole, Lisa Lauren, Pistol Pete. Willy Porter, Lauren Frost, Tony Ocean.
Has Performed at: The Chicago Jazz Festival, The North Sea Jazz Festival (The Hague, Holland), Montreaux Jazz Festival (Montreaux, Switzerland), P-Vine Blues Festival (Tokyo, Japan), Park Tower Blues Festival (Tokyo, Japan), Spoletto Music Festival (Spoletto, Italy).
PERSONAL QUOTE: It ’s my intention to create and perform as many different genres of music, with as many different musical friends as my time here on earth will allow.