Ham Jam House Concert
** Postponed ** The Bassmonsters ** Postponed **
THe Bassmonsters had to postpone their performance! They will play, but needed to move their show a bit later in the year.
The Bassmonsters: Claus Freudenstein, Aaron Olguin, Harry Dearman & Jason Heath
play Rock Music by four doublebasses and combine classical playing technic with driving rhythms.
"This group, filled with virtuoso players, has the potential
of being rock star heroes of our instrument–and can reach the public
of all ages in their unique authentic arrangements“
-- Barry Green, U.S. orchestral and solo double bass player, author of "The Inner Game of Music“
International top bassists around the founder Claus Freudenstein like Aaron Olguin, Harry Dearman and Jason Heath perform heart-stopping acoustic patterns with a seething and explosive mix of instrumental Virtuosity, stunning grooves and chamber music finesse….
With songs of Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Guns ´n Roses, Michael Jackson, Steppenwolf and many others legendary bands, the Bassmonsters are the first doublebass Quartet to play real Rockmusic and extend the possibilities of the Doublebass to the peak!
The Bassmonsters were
founded in 2009 by the
bavarian doublebassist and
teacher Claus Freudenstein
to support the Band "Deep
Purple“ at the "Great Wide
Open“ Concert. To have a
good name that fits to this
event he choose the name
"Bassmonsters“ for his
ensemble that had 12 players
in that time.
After that the Bassmonsters
went on developing their
arrangements and adapted
their playing technics to their
In 2012 they recorded their
first CD "Classic meets Rock“
which is the first recording in
history featuring 4 double
basses playing rock classics
in an electrified string
quartet. And in the april 2014
issue of the "Strad Magazine“
the CD got a great review worldwide.
Since this time the
Bassmonsters played many
succesfull concerts in
amazing concert halls and
festivals like Basseurope
2016 in Prague,
Musikalischer Sommer in
(Germany) or Galicia Graves
Festival in A Coruna, Spain.
The German Bassmonsters are...
Claus explains, the "American Bassmonsters" are founded according to my German group
"The Bassmonsters" to bring the music also to America.
The American Bassmonsters are...
The most important concert
in the carreer of the
Bassmonsters was their show
at the 2015´s International String Bass convention
in Fort Collins/Collorado.
After this concert their video
recording of the Gun´s Roses
song "Sweet Child o´mine“
become one of the 10 most
watched videos on Americas
most frequented Bass
www.claus-freudenstein.de -Claus's website
Doors open at 7:00 and the concert is 8:00 to 10:00.
The band suggests an admission donation of $25.
Daren suggests folks bump in more if they can in support of music in Austin.
The entire donation goes to the musicians.
BYOB and hors d'oeuvres are welcome!
[Ham Jam House -Concerts]