About Me

A little "get to know you" section.  Included is a brief bio & gear list.

 

 

"A chord is not a chord until the bass player decides what note to play."

 

- Sting

 

 

Clayton Edwards: Bassist for Hire

Clayton Edwards is a West Texas bred electric/upright bassist who currently splits his time between Dallas/Fort Worth Tx & Nashville TN.  He studied music at Austin Community College, Weatherford College & has received private instruction from some of the industries top professionals.  From country to punk rock, Clayton is proficient with all genres of Music.

Clayton has national tour experience, playing clubs, theaters, stadiums & music festivals across the country.  Some notable venues/events include:

 

CMAFest - Nashville TN

Volapalooza - Knoxville TN

The Borgata Casino - Atlantic City NJ

House of Blues - Dallas Tx

The Music Farm - Charleston SC

Gas Monkey Live - Dallas Tx

Clayton is currently on Tour with Austin Texas Artist Bart Crow but still can be found playing/recording/teaching around the Dallas/Fort Worth area when off tour.  He can best be described as a pocket player & he always plays to service the song/artist first.  His overall goal, & favorite quote, is to "sit like lint in yo' pocket!"

Other notable artist Clayton has worked with would included, but not limited to:

Bart Crow - Country

Luke Pell - Country

Hannah Kirby - Blues

Joshua Scott Jones - Country

Aaron Nigel Smith - Reggae

Johnny Cooper - Pop/R&B

Gear List 

Basses

Reverend MercalliFM (5 String)

'89 Ernie Ball Music Man Stinray (5 String)

Streck Nimbus Bass (5 String)

'80 Fender Precision Special

Kala Solid Mahogany U-Bass

Gibson SG Bass

Hofner Beetle Bass

'64 Kay M1 Upright Bass

Amplication

Aguilar Tone Hammer AG700

Aguilar SL 410x

Aguilar DB 112

Pedals

Aguilar

   - Tone Hammer DI

SHURE

   - GLX-D Digital Wireless

Radial

   - Tonebone OD

TCElectronics

   - Corona Chorus

MXR

   - Bass Compressor

   - Bass Octave Deluxe

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