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Patrick Pfeiffer is the co-owner of Bass Remedies, Inc.
Home of the famous Bass Immersion Day as featured in Bass Player Magazine.
Testimonials for Patrick Pfeiffer:
“Pfeiffer brings finely articulated grooves, thoughtful ballad work, and head-turning solos to his debut solo release. Although his style and sound owe much to Jaco, Patrick puts his own worthy stamp on the legacy.”
- Bass Player Magazine
“Pfeiffer can take pride in having created a superb recording, bolstered by excellent contributions by his supporting cast of players, original compositions, and a forum for him to demonstrate his commanding abilities on electric bass.”
- Jazz Improv Magazine
“Patrick’s teaching method showed me how to connect the bits of technique I’d collected into a playing style.”
- Adam Clayton, Bass Player, U2
“Of the myriad tools available for bassists, Bass Guitar for Dummies is at the pinnacle of them all.”
- Will Lee, Legendary Session Bassist & Late Show with David Letterman
“The concepts behind constructing effective, ostinato-laden patterns have been dissected and clearly defined. Once in proper command of Pfeiffer’s new terminology, Improve Your Groove serves as an excellent resource for explaining rhythmic integrity, practicing general timekeeping, and will have pupils playing in the pocket from the get-go.”
- Jazz Improv Magazine
About Patrick Pfeiffer
Patrick Pfeiffer is a professional bassist, composer, clinician and bass teacher in New York City. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in music from Arizona State University and his Master’s degree with distinction in Jazz Studies from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied with famed bassist Miroslav Vitous. Pfeiffer’s solo CD Fruits and Nuts (recorded with his group Phoenix) earned stellar reviews and a recommendation from Bass Player Magazine. He wrote the international best-selling bass book Bass Guitar For Dummies for the prestigious “For Dummies” series (published by Wiley & Sons, and with a foreword by Will Lee), Improve Your Groove - The Ultimate Guide For Bass (published by Hal Leonard) and Daily Grooves for Bass (published by Carl Fischer).
Besides performing and recording, Pfeiffer teaches bass at the renowned Katie Agresta Studio in New York City and gives clinics on rhythm section playing for bassists and drummers throughout the US.
Pfeiffer’s former clients include Adam Clayton of U2, Jean-Louis Locas of Cirque du Soleil, Mark Wike of the Bogmen, Polygram, Red Ant Records, Arista Records, and other major labels. He has recorded with George Clinton, Phoebe Snow, Jimmy Norman (Coasters), Paul Griffin (Steely Dan), Bernard Purdie (Steely Dan), Carlos Alomar (David Bowie), the KMA Studio All-Stars, and the Gary Corwin All-Stars to name a few.
Pfeiffer is co-owner of Bass Remedies, Inc. (BassRemedies.com), a company offering live bass seminars with today’s bass-stars as well as internet-based video lessons.