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.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

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
Discogs verified credits for John Thomasson
  • Arts Magnet High School
  • Various
  • Various
  • Little Sister (3)
  • Various
  • David Garza
  • Juliana Hatfield
  • Juliana Hatfield
  • David Garza
  • Craig Marshall
  • Matt Nathanson
  • Craig Marshall
  • Matt Nathanson
  • Little Big Town
  • Little Big Town
  • Little Big Town
  • Ray Scott (4)
  • Little Big Town
  • Little Big Town

326 Reviews - 47 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Josh H.
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    Working with John was a true delight. He was kind, professional, played in various styles and turned around what I need quickly. I hope to work with him again in the near future!

  2. Review by Danny D.
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    10/10 - John was so easy to work with!

  3. Review by Zachary Mason
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    Quick work, great work!

  4. Review by David H.
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    Whether it's a quick and easy track, or something far more complicated, I can always count on John to get what I'm going for and create absolutely wonderful bass!

  5. Review by David H.
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    John is the most talented and trusted bass player I've ever had the privilege to work with! I love knowing that if I'm in a pinch, I can always reach out to him for help and he'll knock it out of the park!

  6. Review by adam
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    John is the best! Always a pleasure when I can get him on a track. Great player and total pro! 5 stars

  7. Review by Jeffrey H.
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    John did an incredible job for my song. Very easy to work with. Very quick to get work done. Very responsive to my requests. Great bass playing and great bass tone. 5 stars all around. Thanks John!

  8. Review by Tyler Batts
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    John always goes above and beyond to give the song what is needed. Couldn't be happier. Fast delivery and great communication. Will continue to work on more projects together.

  9. Review by Tyler R.
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    Absolutely Stellar! Very fast turnaround, you can tell you’re working with someone who is a master at their craft within the first listen back. Communication was also great, price was great, the overall experience working with John was great! 5 stars!

  10. Review by Patrick Averill
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    John is very professional and EXTREMELY easy to work with! We brought him on a country project and he more than delivered on the song! He was very patient with us when we had to change some other parts around and when we got back the bass from him it just brought the whole song together! 10/10 would definitely recommend for any project!

  11. Review by David H.
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    It all goes by so quickly, but all the bass work for album #4 is complete and John was incredibly awesome as always! I find myself once again in that position of needing to write more songs so we can work together again sooner than later!

  12. Review by Danah L.
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    Working with John is always such a lovely experience. He is so professional and his playing is star quality. Thank you again for the great tracks, John! :)

  13. Review by Tyler Batts
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    Another great track with John! Super quick turnaround. He has a great ear for exactly what the song needs. Couldn't be happier.

  14. Review by David H.
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    Just another awesome experience working with John! If you're noticing that I leave a lot of reviews, it's because John is my go-to for all bass related things and I couldn't be happier having him in my virtual band!

  15. Review by David H.
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    Either John is getting even better or my songs are getting too easy for him, because he crushed this one in world record time! Off I go to write something over 10 minutes long with fluctuating tempos and time signatures for him.

  16. Review by David H.
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    John absolutely killed it on this latest song we did together! After 4 years of making music together, we're just so dialed in and gel like IRL bandmates. I'm honored to have him play on my songs!

  17. Review by adam
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    I can always count on John to bring the goods! 5 star Pro every time.

  18. Review by David H.
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    Working with John literally makes me want to write more music! Every time we near the end of a project, such as we are now, it's always a little sad, but I always look forward to the next opportunity to make some tunes together!

  19. Review by David H.
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    I really enjoy working with John on all our songs! He brings such fun, creative energy to them and we always come away with something to be proud of!

  20. Review by Tyler Batts
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    John added exactly what was needed to bring the track to life. This is our 2nd project together and couldn't be more pleased! Quick turnaround and very professional.

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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
  • Lakland
  • Pedulla
  • Musicman)
  • 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