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Jason Wells

Double Bass

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Jason graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy with a focus in music, then went on to DePaul University where he studied double bass performance with Robert Kassinger of the Chicago Symphony.  He is now a full-time member of the Des Moines Symphony and subs with many other groups such as the Sioux City Symphony, Duluth Superior Symphony and the South Dakota Symphony. Jason spends a lot of his time teaching and does everything from private bass instruction to group workshops at various middle and high schools in the Twin Cities area where he lives.  He also enjoys playing different genres such as jazz, tango, folk, country and R&B.  He currently plays in the folk band Barbaro and the big band Shaun Johnson and the Big Band Experience.

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