Steve Uchello

Bass

Steve Uccello is an upright/electric bassist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.  He has playing experience in many genres including  jazz, blues, folk, bluegrass, R & B, mariachi, and classical. In addition to being a musician for hire, Steve also produces his own compositions.

Steve has performed/toured and/or recorded with:

  • Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter virtuoso Dayan Kai. Together in a long musical partnership Dayan and Steve have toured the U.S. and Canada.

  • Kerrville and Telluride award-winning songwriter Keith Greeninger.

  • Seattle-based Steel Pan/Masquerade ensemble Bakra Bata.

  • Nationally acclaimed children’s artist Nancy Cassidy.

  • Mandolin virtuosos Don Stiernberg and Rich Del Grosso.

  • Gospel artist Nehemiah Brown And His Voices Of Joy Ensemble in a tour of Italy.

  • Songwriter/activist David Grimes and jazz composer/multi-instrumentalist Kirk Danielson.

Steve Uccello has appeared as a bassist at many festivals including The Oregon Country Fair, The High Sierra Festival, The Kerville Folk Festival, The Sandpoint Festival, The Millpond Festival, The Island Lake Festival, in British Columbia, The Bumbershoot Festival, and The Folk Life Festival in Seattle.  He was also invited to sit in with the Joe Craven Trio at the American River Festival in Coloma, California.

Steve is also a member of the Spanish Nuevo Cancion group The Juan L. Sanchez Ensemble, which has played throughout the U.S. and Canada.

He was a “Featured Guest” at the Mandolin Symposium (2009 and 2010) in Santa Cruz, CA providing bass for student ensembles led by David Grisman and Mike Marshall.

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