Electric bassist David Ellefson has become a mainstay in the rock and metal communities now for almost three decades. Internationally acclaimed as the bassist and co-founder of Thrash icons Megadeth, he is known for his unique and hard hitting style of bass playing, as well as his versatility in a wide variety of other musical styles, too.
David has carved a vast musical career as a bassist, songwriter, producer, clinician and author of his book “Making Music Your Business…A Guide For Young Musicians”. He also writes the “Mega Bass” column for Guitar World Magazine and continues to lecture on a variety of music and business related topics in his online YouTube series “David Ellefson’s ROCK SHOP”.
Ellefson’s seasoned experience in the music business have awarded him eight Grammy nominations, multiple gold & platinum records and continuous world concert tour activity. These efforts have culminated a lifetime of musical productivity that is now being parlayed into his design expertise with Jackson Basses. You can catch his blog at the “Bass Brigade” at www.jacksonguitars.com.
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