John Thomasson

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I am a Nashville-based bass player that has played on several platinum albums and singles as well as Grammy and Emmy winning songs. You might have heard me on a country song like Girl Crush or Pontoon by Little Big Town or on a singer-songwriter song by Matt Nathanson or Juliana Hatfield. I love my job, and I hope that it is evident in my playing.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for John Thomasson
  • Little Big Town
  • Little Big Town
  • Little Big Town
  • Little Big Town
  • Ray Scott
  • Little Big Town
  • Little Big Town
  • Little Big Town
  • Little Big Town
  • Matt Nathanson
  • Matt Nathanson
  • Matt Nathanson
  • Matt Nathanson
  • Houston Marchman
  • Houston Marchman
  • Houston Marchman
  • Houston Marchman
  • Asylum Street Spankers
  • Patrice Pike
  • Davíd Garza
  • Juliana Hatfield
  • Davíd Garza
  • Davíd Garza
  • Davíd Garza
  • Moses Rangel
  • Keko

197 Reviews - 29 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by R.G.Deguire
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    John is a great musician & bassist. He is very creative and a super guy to work with. Highly recommended.

  2. Review by adam
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    John just never fails to deliver! He always brings the goods. I've lost count on how many songs we've done to gather but it's a lot. Total pro!

  3. Review by Daniel Campoli
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    John's tone and performance made production so much easier. He delivered a killer bass track and was communicative and patient. Couldn't have asked for anything better. Thanks John!

  4. Review by Jeff May
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    Another great session with John. Always a pleasure

  5. Review by Martin D.
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    John nailed our track to perfection, and delivered multiple takes along the way. His tone is off the charts, and we couldn't be happier with the performance. Aside from the stellar playing, John is a nice guy, super easy to work with, and he truly cares about his craft and his contribution to your project. Hiring him is the easiest musical decision you can make.

  6. Review by adam
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    John always brings the goods! Total Pro and quick to boot! Love working with him. Highly recommended!!!

  7. Review by Josiah M.
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    Another great recording - John always delivers and brings life and love to the tracks!

  8. Review by adam
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    John makes everything so easy. If I could give him more than 5 stars I would!

  9. Review by Khalid H.
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    John is super efficient and skilled and he created a bass part that really enhances the song, I'm very pleased!

  10. Review by adam
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    So easy to work with John. Money everytime!

  11. Review by adam
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    Simply a pleasure to work with John. Great communication and great bass!

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    So great working with John. He makes everything better!

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    Another banger thanks to Johns amazing playing!

  14. Review by Josiah M.
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    John is always a pleasure to work with.

  15. Review by Josiah M.
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    John. Sorry I'm hogging your review wall, but for the foreseeable future I'm just going to keep hiring you and leaving good reviews...

  16. Review by Josiah Mann
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    John is an amazing bass player and easy to work with.

  17. Review by adam
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    Always a 5 star experience with John!

  18. Review by Josiah M.
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    John is always a pleasure to work with.

  19. Review by adam
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    I can always depend on John to get exactly what the song needs. Fantastic experience every time.

  20. Review by Michael M.
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    John is the best! He did several bass options for my song, and we shared a good talk about the appropriate sound and arrangement. He is very down to earth guy, and easy to work with. He considers what's best for the song, and then delivers really professional sounding tracks. Couldn't be happier!

  21. Review by Ivan
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    John is outstanding bass player, provided a lot of alternative tracks, and provided details on bass settings for DAW. Exceeded expectations! I highly recommend John as a bass player!

  22. Review by Josiah M.
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    Great work as always. John's my go to bass guy. Great quality, no ego, easy communication, and versatile!

  23. Review by adam
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    John always comes through! Fantastic player and. total pro that I can rely on even when I have a really tight deadline!

  24. Review by Josiah M.
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    Great working with John again. He always brings the magic.

  25. Review by Steve (East Town Sound)
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    Always a pleasure working with John! He has a fast turnaround and always delivers great-sounding tracks with a solid performance.

  26. Review by adam
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    Always a 5 star experience with John!

  27. Review by Steve P.
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    Another great job by John! Used him many times now and always satisfied with the entire experience!

  28. Review by Seppl
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    It was amazing working with John on my project.
    He reacted mega fast, delivered more than I asked for and all with incredible quality. Very nice to work with someone who thinks along with your needs as much as John does. Will definitely work with him again

  29. Review by Steve P.
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    I've worked with John on numerous songs. Once again he delivered! Timely, quality product, extra passes, offered helpful critique to the mix of my song and just a great guy to work with!

  30. Review by Joshua M.
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    John was incredible. This was my first time working with him and he gave me several distinct options that will allow me to comp together the exact bass track I want. His playing is top-notch, recording quality sounds great, the tones he picked fit perfectly into my mix, and I couldn't be happier. Can't wait to work together again. Thanks John!

  31. Review by Steve P.
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    John is awesome! Quick turnaround, quality musicianship, easy to work with. On his own, without me requesting, he took another pass using a different technique because he didn't feel the first one cut through the mix. He cares about his craft. He has played on 5 of my songs now and added great value to every one. I have more songs lined up for him!

  32. Review by Josiah M.
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    John's a wonderful teammate. He works quickly and communication is a breeze.

  33. Review by Josiah M.
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    Amazing work!

    His Upright Bass work added a ton of character and dimension to my song. Thank you John!

  34. Review by adam
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    John really brought the funk and fun on this song! Such a great player.

  35. Review by adam
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    Another fantastic job. John went above and beyond with the multiple options he gave me. Total Pro.

  36. Review by adam
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    John is the go to guy if you need great bass parts for your songs!

  37. Review by adam
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    John is the best! Hire him for your next job.

  38. Review by Danah L.
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    Terrific job. Love the bass line. It is so catchy and exactly what I was looking for!!! Thank you, John!

  39. Review by Danah L.
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    Amazing as always!!!

  40. Review by adam
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    Always a great experience to have John play bass on a song. Total Pro!

  41. Review by Steve (East Town Sound)
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    This was my 2nd time working with John, and once again it was a great experience! He was able to fit my project into his schedule and delivered great-sounding bass performances that were recorded really well. I'm looking forward to working with John on more productions!

  42. Review by Danny
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    Really happy with the results working with John, super professional

  43. Review by Kevin Martin
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    Always nice experience!

  44. Review by Joshua C.
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    Always a pleasure working with John! He's consistently creative and dependable

  45. Review by Steve P.
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    I've worked with John on a few different types of projects and will continue to do so in he future. So easy to work with and really wants to provide what you're looking for. He delivers a top quality track(s) and does so in a timely manner! If you haven't used him, you need to give him a try!

  46. Review by Dave H.
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    Another stellar time working with John. I honestly can't say enough positive things about my experience working with him. It is truly an honor to make music with someone so talented.

  47. Review by Kevin Martin
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    Working with John is full of fun, I always get a great bass track:)

  48. Review by Joshua C.
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    Great to be working with John, Again. Totally nailed the vibe of this new track!

  49. Review by adam
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    It's always a pleasure to work with John. He always plays what's best for the song and adds that magic. A total pro that I can always depend on. 5 massive stars!

  50. Review by Danah L.
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    The best!

  51. Review by Kevin Martin
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    Always great!

  52. Review by David H.
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    John is so good at easing my mind. I sometimes worry that my songs sound too much like the bands that inspire me, but he's able to interpret them his own way, and the end result is always something special. John is truly a one-of-a-kind artist, and I enjoy making music with him more than I can say.

  53. Review by Kevin Martin
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    Always have great experience and great result working with John!

  54. Review by David H.
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    Without fail, John will hear something in your song that you didn't know was there. He took what I thought was going to be a noisy, guitar driven rock song and stole my thunder with a legit head bobbing bass groove. He's the best!

  55. Review by David H.
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    John & I have done a number of mellow tunes together, so I brought him a loud, grungy track and he handled it perfectly! It’s awesome working with someone so versatile.

  56. Review by Danah L.
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    John is my first call… Always. I feel extremely blessed to have found him. Thanks again John for being part of my project and treating it with such respect.

  57. Review by David H.
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    Working with John couldn't be any easier. I've done so many songs with him now that I usually have a good idea of which direction he'll take it, and then he STILL somehow manages to surprise me.

  58. Review by David H.
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    The best part about working with John is that if he has an idea, he'll run with it. He's not afraid to try things and see if there's an opportunity to bring something out of a song that may have otherwise gone unnoticed. I can say with all sincerity that John makes each of my songs so much better than when he found them, and I can't think of any better quality from a collaboration.

  59. Review by David H.
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    John is a master at listening to a song and complementing it with his signature playstyle. We've done a lot of mellow songs together, but I've challenged him with some harder stuff on this project, and he hasn't missed a beat. He's the very textbook definition of a pro, and I'm so lucky to make music with him!

  60. Review by Danah L.
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    I discovered John a few months back. He is now my consistent session bass player. I love working with John because not only is he super professional and efficient - he is a monster bass guitarist. I feel confident each time I connect.
    Thank you again for being part of my project, John. I cannot wait to send you my next track.
    Danah

  61. Review by Steven S.
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    Consummate professional, Great bass tone and playing, would definitely use again

  62. Review by Danny
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    This guy's got groove man, knew exactly what was needed for the song, super happy with the results

  63. Review by David H.
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    This one might be a new record for us. I sent John the files in the morning and had a bad ass bass track waiting for me only a few hours later! John’s creativity never ceases to amaze me. He took my jangly little pop song and added so much personality to it!

  64. Review by David H.
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    John's playstyle simply feels custom made for my sound, and every song we create together feels like we sat in a room and worked it out. He just "gets" me, and my songs are all the better for it.

  65. Review by Kevin Martin
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    Third time to work with,always great!

  66. Review by Jeff May
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    Love Johns playing, He has a great touch and great tones. Highly recommend .

  67. Review by David H.
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    I always work with John on my songs because he always--ALWAYS--knocks them out of the park. We're only two songs deep into the next Twelve Days in June Record, and I am already so giddy about how it's going!

  68. Review by Kevin Martin
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    Excellent bass player, whenever I need to record the bass, I will pass the ball to him without hesitation!

  69. Review by David H.
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    I've been waiting several months to work with John again on my new album, and it was completely worth it! John's sound has quickly become an integral part of Twelve Days in June's sound, and I absolutely can't imagine working with another bassist. He's my guy!

  70. Review by Danah L.
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    Always a pleasure working with John. He is articulate, polite, has excellent work ethic and his work is always presented with excellence and care. Thanks again John!

  71. Review by Kevin Martin
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    Interesting fills, perfect bass tone and groovy performance, John is an amazing bassist!

  72. Review by Steve P.
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    This is my second time hiring John. I can't say enough about the quality performance and recording, and the quick turnaround. Again in about 1 day. He gave me a couple of options (with pick and without), without me even requesting that. He cares about what he puts out there and lives up to his high credentials!
    Steve Poynter

  73. Review by Steve P.
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    This is my first time working with John, but definitely won't be the last! Awesome musician, excellent response time (1 day), had a feel for the song, good communicator, great sounding recordings, etc.

  74. Review by adam
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    Its always a good day when I can have John play on a song. I highly recommend hiring him to play on your songs as well!

  75. Review by Vincent L.
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    Thanks John, you outdid yourself again on this one! Love the parts, the ideas, the beautiful instrument sounds and the masterful playing. Awesome! :)

  76. Review by Phillippicreek
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    John is great to work with. We spoke about this song, and he immediately knew what direction and sound we were looking for. The tracks he provided were excellent, and I look forward to working with John again in the future!

  77. Review by Monika M.
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    It was a great experience working with John and I’m more than pleased with the result. His beautiful playing elevated the song to a whole new level… thank you!!

  78. Review by Vincent L.
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    Another great experience, working with you on song. You elevated the whole thing with your choices of instruments and melodic variations. Thank you!

  79. Review by Vincent L.
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    This was a big one... glad it's done! Thank you for your patience, your great additions to the original melody and groove, and for your professionalism as always...
    A real pleasure for me!

  80. Review by Brad C.
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    John provided me outstanding stems for my new single project and went above and beyond. John is intuitive in his creativity & in the pocket with his delivery. An absolute gentleman to deal with. Highly Recommend.

  81. Review by adam
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    John is a consummate professional. Fantastic player. If you want a great experience with great bass on your song hire John! 5 stars!

  82. Review by Vincent L.
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    Thank you John for another beautiful performance!

  83. Review by Vincent L.
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    A powerful and creative performance.
    Right on point, thank you John!!

  84. Review by Vincent L.
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    John is a total pro. It was a real pleasure working with you again on this one, I love the end result!!

  85. Review by Vincent L.
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    John is a friendly and accommodating collaborator.
    Thank you for choosing the right instruments for the job. That fretless intro is surreal and beautifully eerie... just what the song needed!

  86. Review by Danah L.
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    It’s always a pleasure working with John. Classy interactions and playing. He makes life easy… thanks again.

  87. Review by Vincent L.
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    2nd song with John, and I'm very pleased with the result once again. A true pro and joy to work with. THANK YOU!!

  88. Review by Vincent L.
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    Thank you John for an uplifting performance!
    You managed to elevate this song to the next level with your beautifully melodic and energetic and playing!!

  89. Review by adam
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    Another awesome job with John. Always a 5 star experience. Great player and total pro.

  90. Review by Danah L.
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    I love working with John. He is efficient, quick and professional. Thank you for playing on my track. Much gratitude!

  91. Review by Kathryn K.
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    I really enjoyed working with John. He is an enthusiastic, creative bassist and I appreciate how he sent over several different versions for me to choose from - his playing is really fun to comp! Thanks so much John.

  92. Review by adam
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    John is the man!! Always kills everything I send him. He is an invaluable asset. I highly recommend hiring John if you need great bass for your songs!

  93. Review by benjamin k.
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    recommended

  94. Review by adam
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    Another amazing job!! John just kills it every time!

  95. Review by adam
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    John is such a bad ass . Great bass player too lol! I've worked with John. a lot and he always delivers. Highly recommend!

  96. Review by adam
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    Always a 5 star experience with John!

  97. Review by Jeff May
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    Really Glad I got to use Johns talents again. He has a great feel and gets beautiful tones. A gem on soundbetter.

  98. Review by Joshua C.
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    John was able to take the bass line I had written and improve it to make for a better overall track

  99. Review by Jeff May
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    Great to play with John again, he played double bass this time and it really sounded great. Hope to work again in the future.

  100. Review by adam
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    Another great job. Great playing and parts. Super quick turn around!

  101. Review by Joshua C.
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    Excellent as usual! John was able to work with some bass lines that I had written on this one and was able to elevate to fit better with the song!

  102. Review by Joshua C.
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    Insightful and professional as always!!

  103. Review by Joshua C.
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    Not only is John an amazing bassist, he is also very committed to each project he work on. Another great experience!

  104. Review by adam
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    Another great job with John! Always gives the song what it needs but isn't afraid to experiment with out of the box ideas that can be magic too!

  105. Review by Joshua C.
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    Always a pleasure working with John!

  106. Review by adam
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    Another 5 star experience!

  107. Review by adam
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    Always a pleasure to work with John. Absolute Pro!

  108. Review by Johan R.
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    John did a great job! Very professional and fast! Definitely a great bass player that I would recommend to anybody. Thank you John!

  109. Review by Jeff May
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    John is a really great bass player who came up with some great parts and with really beautiful full tones that really complemented my song.

  110. Review by adam
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    Another 5 star job from the fantastic John Thomasson!

  111. Review by Danah L.
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    John is amazing. He is so articulate and quick. I appreciate his attention to my rushed order. He laid the bass part exactly how I had envisioned… Which was the icing on the cake for my track. I cannot wait to work with him again!

  112. Review by Bruno Lewis
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    Always great working with John. Top musician and very professional!

  113. Review by Joshua C.
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    Great playing and great experience with John, as usual!

  114. Review by adam
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    John is the best! Total Pro! Another fantastic job!

  115. Review by R.G.Deguire
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    Great work ethic, amazing bass player, true professional & easy to work with! Thanks John

  116. Review by adam
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    Its always such a pleasure to have John play bass on my songs. A total pro! Super tasty playing.

  117. Review by Joshua C.
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    It was a pleasure working with John again. He is an intimidatingly good player and worked to nail this latest track.

  118. Review by adam
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    Another fantastic job with John!!!! Highly recommend!

  119. Review by Irina A.
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    Working with John was a great experience, he was very creative and patient and I am really happy with the result!

  120. Review by adam
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    John is such a pro! Always great to get hi on a song. He always makes it better!

  121. Review by Joshua C.
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    John nailed our first track working together. Great communication and great bass lines.

  122. Review by Jacob W.
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    Second time working with John. He knew exactly what I needed so this was a really easy process. Highly recommend, 10/10.

  123. Review by David H.
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    Working with John is so easy. His ability to feel and interpret music borders on super power. I've never had more fun collaborating with a bassist, and can't imagine ever working with anyone other than John in the future. It's such a pleasure!

  124. Review by David H.
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    I have complete confidence when working with John. I know that I can bring him literally ANYTHING, and he'll churn out a bad ass bass track that elevates my song above and beyond. John allows my songs to reach their full potential.

  125. Review by Steve (East Town Sound)
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    This was my first time working with John and I was beyond impressed with the parts he recorded for my song. He was professional, fast, and offered me several great options and tones to work with. I can't wait to work with him again on future projects!

  126. Review by David H.
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    Such a fun song to work on with John! He took my feedback and quickly hammered out an amazing bass track that really complements the song. Beyond happy with this one!

  127. Review by Jacob W.
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    John was able to discern exactly what I needed and delivered in a timely manner. Zero complications, would definitely recommend.

  128. Review by David H.
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    John has played on over 90% of my upcoming album, and I thank my lucky stars for it. His playing is absolutely superb, and he gives every project his complete best.

  129. Review by David H.
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    There’s a reason John promotes himself as “your bass player,” and that’s because he is all about delivering exactly what you need. I always look forward to hearing how he’ll interpret my songs because his style complements mine so fluidly.

  130. Review by David H.
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    John not only makes my music sound better, but he inspires me to be a better all-around musician and songwriter. I can't see myself ever working with another bassist, and if John is ever not available, then my recordings will simply wait for him.

  131. Review by adam
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    Another fantastic 5 star job with John! Highly recommended if you need a great bass part for your song.

  132. Review by Randy Y.
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    3rd track with John and another great job. His attention to subtle detail is top notch and makes all the difference. You will not be disappointed!

  133. Review by Sinjon S.
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    Working with John was awesome. Professional, easy to work with, and has great attention to detail.

  134. Review by Antony Venneri (Shiny Glide)
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    John is a virtuoso and perfectionist,willing to give his best even on hard and unconventional songs and artists like,deliver good results and make his clients is all he cares and always achieves

  135. Review by Steve
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    John is such a talented bass player and has some serious groove. He knows what works best for a song and delivers high quality work. Highly recommended

  136. Review by Randy Y.
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    John's musical sensibility is fantastic. Plays for the song every time. Tasteful and very easy to work with. Highly recommended!

  137. Review by Israel M.
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    Once again, John provides me with bass tracks of the highest quality. He just knows what to play and exactly what the song needs. Thank you John!

  138. Review by Isaiah Blickenstaff
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    Working with John Thomasson was a great experience. He’s an excellent communicator and superb player. He always captures the right tone and part for the song. I highly recommend him for any bass needs.

  139. Review by adam
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    John is a total pro. Super reliable and always gives great takes for the songs with options. John is my go to bass player. 5 stars.

  140. Review by adam
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    John is such a great bass player. He always gives me options to choose from and they're all great. Super easy to work with. A total pro.

  141. Review by Randy Y.
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    We can be a bit meticulous with production and John is an absolute pro - ready to try any idea and delivers more than expected every time. His feel brings the song to life!

  142. Review by Antony Venneri (Shiny Glide)
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    Excellent job,John always looks for what works best for the song in a very ptofessional and creative way

  143. Review by adam
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    I just finished another project with John where he gave me mutliple takes to choose from. They we're all great! Fantastic player with great feel and tone. Highly recommend John for your next song!

  144. Review by Bruno Lewis
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    Always great working with John. He is a great player and always willing to get creative.

  145. Review by adam
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    John is a consummate professional! Fantastic bass player. that knows just what to play for the song. Great pocket and tone! He was also able. to give me something the same day when I need it. Very excited to do another one with him. Every song he's played. on as been a great experience! 5 stars

  146. Review by Sandro C.
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    Again a wonderful job by John, always great to work with him. Professional and full of beautiful bass tone ideas.

  147. Review by adam
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    Second time working with John. Great experience! Great player. Gave me more options than I needed. 5 stars! Excited to do more!

  148. Review by Joshua M.
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    John is a great bass player. He knew exactly what to play for my song to bring it to life. He is professional and gets the job done right.

  149. Review by adam
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    John absolutely killed it! He gave me exactly what the song needed. Great player. Great tone and feeling. Completely over delivered. He gave me 3 different option to choose from and they were all great. Great communication and quick turn around. Looking forward to doing the next one with John.

  150. Review by Bruno Lewis
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    Talented, quick and professional! Hire him!

  151. Review by Sandro C.
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    Working with John was a pleasure. He was very patience with the things I ask and did all the right suggestion. Great sound , fast, musical, beautiful performance.

  152. Review by Bruno Lewis
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    Excellent player and very quick and professional! Highly recommended!

  153. Review by Adam K.
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    Fantastic feel and amazing work on the track. Look forward to working together again in the future.

  154. Review by Steve C.
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    John is a consummate pro. Excellent bass player that lives in the pocket. Easy to work with. Delivers great sounding tracks.

  155. Review by Nicholas W.
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    It was an honor to have John play on my song. He is so professional, quick, and easy to work with. Not to mention his bass playing speaks for itself. He serves the music and is flexible with any changes needed, though you probably won’t be needing many changes at all! Amazing player. Thank you so much for all your hard work! I’ll be contacting you again shortly!

  156. Review by Tsuko G.
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    Absolutely stunning sound quality! John is very professional and lends you an ear til you get entire satisfaction! Would definitely recommand!

  157. Review by Jason
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    John is fantastic to work with! He plays to the song, has great feel and touch, and gives you options. No wonder he has been on some big records. I highly recommend him....

  158. Review by David H.
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    It has been my extreme privilege to work with John on five songs now, and I can't imagine anyone else playing bass on my music. Every time he delivers his parts, it feels like we were made to create music together. Although John can handle a wide variety of styles, he's the perfect complement to a "throwback" artist like me, and I'm damn sure he can do the same for you.

  159. Review by David H.
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    I always, ALWAYS look forward to working with John. Simply put, he just gets me. More importantly, he gets the sound I'm after. I've said it before, and I'll say it again: if I were starting a band and could draft my line-up, John would be my first round pick every time. He is an absolute pleasure to make music with.

  160. Review by Sergio S.
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    Consistent experiences with John, fast turn around time.

  161. Review by David H.
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    John is a true professional in every sense. If I were forming a band, he'd be my first pick. He adapted to my style so quickly that I feel like we've been making music together for decades. John is my go-to bassist, hands down, and I look forward to making more music with him in the future. Working with him was every bit as magical as I'd hoped.

  162. Review by David H.
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    Once again, I asked John to step up to the plate and help advance the runners, and he wound up hitting the ball out of the park instead. Sorry, CO-VID19 has taken away my baseball season, so I'm borrowing metaphors. :) In plain English this time, John is absolutely my go-to for bass, and will continue to be as long as he'll have me.

  163. Review by David H.
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    When I saw that John was here on SoundBetter, I wasted little time contacting him. As a huge fan of Juliana Hatfield and Matt Nathanson, I knew John would be the perfect choice for my song, and not only did he not disappoint, he friggin' crushed it!

    Super friendly, super talented, and a bona fide artist capable of listening and giving a song exactly what it needs. I have no hesitation in recommending John to other musicians, and I look forward to working with him again in the very near future.

  164. Review by Luke Mitrani
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    John is pro!

  165. Review by Antony Venneri (Shiny Glide)
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    John is a very talented bass player,he puts the heart into his work and he is very kind and he cares a lot about the artist and the song he is working on and he works until you are totally satisfied.

  166. Review by Luke Mitrani
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    John has an incredible ear & perfect tone. A +

  167. Review by Saul
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    Easy to work with and very professional.

  168. Review by Birgitte U.
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    Absolutely loved working with John. Great player, and understood exactly what my tune needed. Fast turnaround time, great communication, and 100% quality on the bassplaying and soundquality.
    Would love to work with John again.

  169. Review by Randy Y.
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    Great feel and exactly what the track needed! Will be back for more :)

  170. Review by Gil B.
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    John is always amazing . He delivers what I need and beyond. He understands what I’m looking for and gives me options. Great musician. No doubt I go on with John for my next production.

  171. Review by Gil B.
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    Incredible talent. I love style and groove playing of John. I work with him for several songs and want to go on. He is very human too.

  172. Review by Gil B.
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    great sound and groove.. very talented bass player who give me exactly tracks I was expected. I want to work again with John.

  173. Review by Barry Russo
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    Another great experience working with John!!

  174. Review by Holt B.
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    John is great to work with! Second song I've had him work on and i'm very happy with the results. Lots of options and communication.

  175. Review by Barry Russo
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    Another great experience with John. Not only did he provide excellent bass playing as always, but he also helped to make me aware of some things as I delve deeper into the world of recording. Highly recommended!

  176. Review by Barry Russo
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    Another great experience working with John! As always, I highly recommend him!

  177. Review by M.I.F. Music Group
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    Great working with you John. We love the sounds and look forward to bringing you more projects. Your communication is thorough and you are prompt on delivery. Keep it up!

  178. Review by Israel M.
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    Johns so easy to work with. He plays really tasteful lines and delivers great quality work with super fast turnarounds. Im honored to have him on my tracks!

  179. Review by Tariq J.
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    John is an incredible bass player and musician. He really cares about your opinion and goes the extra mile to give you options. I can't recommend him enough.

  180. Review by Naftali
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    an excellent bassist who puts forth all he's got to ensure perfection. hes the real deal, especially as a person. big fan!

  181. Review by Gil R.
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    John really delivers! I'm new to this service, but once I figured out that the better direction I provide, the better result you get, John gave me exactly what I was looking for. I will definitely be working with him again!

  182. Review by Shmuli R.
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    John is a true pro with a knack for how to add to a song and give it a solid musical foundation. His tone and style add to any genre and most of all working with him is a pleasure. I've had him play on quite a few tracks for me and I'll keep using him in the future.

  183. Review by Sergio S.
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    Third time hiring this guy, I am probably just going to keep on doing it.

  184. Review by Leon Lieffijn
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    I had a great time working with John - great communication and a great result, couldn't have been better!

  185. Review by Johnny Walylko
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    John was great to work with. He jammed awesome bass lines and kept in constant communication. Look forward to working with him again!

  186. Review by Kyle A.
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    John was great to work with. He provided several options of bass tracks, and he was passionate about making sure I got the tracks that best highlighted my song. Highly recommended!

  187. Review by Barry Russo
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    Another great experience working with John. His bass tracks added so much to my latest song, as they always do. He's super-talented, and gives each project his full attention and effort, and communicates clearly throughout the process. I highly recommend John for your next project!!

  188. Review by Sergio S.
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    John nailed it on the first take. We tried out other options but the first one was perfect. Would love to work with him again. True professional.

  189. Review by Scott M.
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    Couldn't be happier with the bass track (and options) John was able to come up with for my song. Always smooth, he was able to go from mellow and delicate to driving, complex and viscerally impactful. Extremely talented and easy to communicate with. Was dedicated to making sure I got a great track that I was happy with it. You can tell he really loves what he does and takes pride in his work. Looking forward to doing more songs with him. Highly recommended!

  190. Review by Israel M.
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    Really nice working with John! He gave me a great bass track with some great options and great tone. Looking forward to the next song I can get him on. Thank you John!

  191. Review by Barry Russo
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    Once again, working with John was awesome. It's no wonder that he is so much in demand to play for major artists both live and in the studio. He's a super talented musician, and from my experience working with him, seems like a great guy. I highly recommend him!!

  192. Review by Holt B.
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    I hired John to put bass on a country/rock song i've been working on and I'm so glad I did. He wen't above and beyond to ensure the tracks would be something special and most importantly be fitting for the song. His tone and attention to detail really took it to the next level and I would highly recommend hiring him!

  193. Review by Jeremy D.
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    John is the real deal! He gave us a bass track that was everything we'd hoped for and more. His playing really helped bring the song together. Would absolutely use him again and recommend him to anyone seeking a solid, yet creative bass line.

  194. Review by Naftali
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    I am so happy i found John. He is an extreme pro and clearly spends the effort and time needed to exactly get what i wanted. the tracks i sent were complex and he nailed it better than i envisioned. i highly recommend if u looking for pro.

  195. Review by Shmuli R.
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    John is a great musician, professional, quick, great communication and superb tone! I'd highly recommend him and I'm definitely going to use him again.

  196. Review by Barry Russo
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    Working with John has been an awesome experience!! Even with a busy touring schedule, he got my tracks done quickly, and I am very pleased with the finished product! He's a great player and communicates well with the client. It is no wonder that so many major bands and artists choose to work with him!

  197. Review by Philippe Q.
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    I really enjoyed working with John, a musician and a bassist of great talent who is able to understand the complexity of music even when it hides
    In its simplicity and authenticity.
    I hope to have recourse to its valuable services in the future
    Thank you John
    Philippe Q.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Little Big Town
  • Matt Nathanson
  • Brett Dennen
Gear Highlights
  • Vintage basses (Fender
  • Guild
  • Kay
  • Hofner
  • Rickenbacker)
  • Some great modern ones (Sadowsky
  • PRS)
  • a beautiful sounding 100+ year old upright. Synth bass.
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  • Little Big Town's The Daughters is up for a GrammyDec 02, 2019

    I played upright on this song that is up for a grammy for country performance by a duo or a group. 

  • The Breaker by Little Big Town is out!Jul 03, 2017

    The Breaker is out. I played bass on the whole record. 
    Check it out on Spotify.https://open.spotify.com/album/2aQOzEjLzPkffXDwREXdAh
    Check it out on iTuneshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-breaker/id1200019543

  • Wanderlust is out!Jun 22, 2016

    We just finished a record with Pharrell Williams called Wanderlust. I provided all of the low end on it. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/wanderlust/id1118487549