2 Grammy winner, over 3000 songs recorded (Electric bass, doublebass and baby bass), 13 grammy nominations. I have my own studio based in Medellín - Colombia.
Hello everyone, I'm Jose Juvinao, professional bass player. I studied music at the university of Antioquia, I have a Master's degree in Modern American Music (Cambridge MA), I'm professor at University of Antioquia and Eafit University in World Music, electric bass and doublebass.
I have played live concerts around Usa, Brazil, Colombia, Europe, México, Argentina, Canada, Ecuador, Venezuela, Panamá, Asia.
Do you need to have a new sound on your songs with your own style? I'm the right musician. I have wide experience recording different music genres. My goal is to provide my best as a musician to give your song the concept it needs.
I usually record one take to give you an idea of the bass line you need. There is no problem if you need some changes.
The bass recording will be send edited within 3 days, if you need it faster, let me know and I'll try my best.
Apogee Adio Interface
Logic Pro X
Universal Audio M610 tube pre
Drawmer 1960 tube compressor and preamp
Warm Audio 73 preamp/Eq
Warm Audio WA 76 Limiter Amplifier
Camilo Silva Preamp
SSL native plugins
Klarkteknik tube Eq
Aguilar Filter Twin
Mics: AEA Nuvo 8, DPA d:vote CORE 4099, AT 2020, AT 2021, Fishman Full Circle (upright).
Basses: Fender P1979, Utrera Elite, Xotic J, Warwick fretless, Corvan baby bass, Luthier Upright doublebass.
Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.
33 Reviews - 7 Repeat ClientsEndorse Jose Juvinao
Jose was really fast , the bass line was amazing! I recommend him 100% if you want your low end sounds amazing.
Style, manner, sound - everything is brilliant. Thanks Jose.
HI Jose is the best bass player/mixer you will find
he did the bass for 10 songs for my project
some which are very difficult in tone/ precision and more importantly
He made everything FIT well in my mix
and provided an excellent timeline
as well as communication
I can safely rate him 10/10
I thank Jose for the professionalism and pleasant communication. 5 stars.
One of the best experiences I’ve had on Soundbetter. Jose is an excellent, tasteful and creative musician. Amazing sound. He made my track improve in so many ways and went beyond what I asked for. Can’t wait to work with him again. 100% recommended!
José is a world class musician that will infuse your tracks with some sick bass lines and His professionalism is top notch! Thank you José! Hasta la próxima amigo.
Rating: 10 (five not enough)
It is always a great pleasure to work with Jose!
His bass is always precise, splendid sound, splendid timing, splendid technique and infinite creativity. His bass melodies add new colors to the song every time. In addition to this, always available and nice! :) Glad I met him, absolutely the best choice for a bass.
Jose is very easy to work with. He's a fantastic musician and a great professional who has understood immediately what to play on the track. Will work again with him 100%!
Siempre es un placer poder contar con el talento de Jose para un nuevo trabajo! Rápido y a la perfección. Sonido impecbale.
Gracias y hasta pronto!
It was a great pleasure to work with Jose, his bass is wonderful, his creativity and his touch are beautiful, there could not have been a better choice. Jose was quick, creative and friendly, I'm sure we'll be back to work together soon. Thank you so much Jose!
Jose is very talented on the bass, and a great professional to communicate and work with. His attention to detail is very impressive. 10/10
Jose is my go-to bassist. I've worked with him many times and I will many more. 100% recommended!
Jose is my go-to bassist. Always provides great performances with a really good sounding bass, electric or upright. If you need pro-quality, Jose is your guy!
This time I work with Jose on a song that needed double bass. Incredible performance! On top of that, he recorded multiple mics so I could have choices and fine-tune it in the mix. Awesome!
High-quality bassist here. The communication was great and the deliverables were amazing. Really great working with Jose.
I am a producer with frequent projects at hand from different artists around the world. Jose is my go to bassist. He always nails it down on the first around. He has a superior talent. I am thankful, I met this guy. It is hard to beat his talent, punctuality and communication skills with the rate he is offering. I highly recommend this guy for any live bass project.
P.S. Thank you so much sir for sharing your wealth of knowledge to the world.
Trabajar con Jose ha sido fácil, rápido y muy satisfactorio.
Sonido buenísimo y ejecución a la perfección.
No dudes en contratar sus servicios si necesitas un buen bajo para tu proyecto.
Jose nailed it immediately! He understood what I was looking for and created a killer bass for my song. Will definitively work with him in further projects. Highly recommended!!
So far, I have done more than 5 projects with Jose. He is my go to bassist. He has a great communication, always one time and provides a great taste to the track. Glad we met, sir! Thanks, and your talent is very well appreciated here at the Psalms Digital Studio of Maryland, USA.
Trabajar con Jose ha sido rápido, fácil y ha entendido a la perfección lo que necesitaba. Espero que sea la primera de muchas.
Si necesitas esa parte tan importante de tu canción como es el bajo, no dudes en trabajar con el!!!
Jose is a virtuoso ... I am lucky he is contributing to my tunes ... Thanks amigo !
The master bassist came through again !
Thank you Jose !
Jose has recorded a solid blues bass track , giving me the option of flat or e/q - compressed stems for my mixing . Good job again !
Jose is a trusty collaborator , a great bassist and an accomplished musician ... I feel so lucky that I can make music with him ...
Every time I receive the bass tracks from Jose there is a pleasant surprise hidden somewhere in there ... Amazingly inventive musician !
Jose gives you a multiple choice of sounds and takes for your bass line ( amp recording - line recording , flat and EQed / compressed ).
I am going to to use his bass lines for all of my current mixes , and I will definitely invite him to help me again with my next project !
Thanks Jose !
Jose is , apart from a great bassist , a versatile and educated musician with interesting ideas . Great to collaborate with .
Excellent bassist and easy to work with ... I repeatedly use his tracks for my music . Thank you Jose !
A good musician and very cooperative ! I will invite him again !
I am very grateful to Jose for the high-quality and fast work. Upright bass sounds awesome!
Jose is a world class bass guitar player with an excellent understanding of groove and rhythm. His equipment is top of the line. The audio files that he sends are the highest quality that you can get. I highly recommend him for any session you need.
This guy is one of my favourite bassists. Super versatile in many genres: latin, rock, jazz, classical, pop. He has a lot of knowledge and always strives to give the best in each song. Highly recommended!
I Have worked with Jose in many different projects since long time ago, and he is one of my favorites bassist that I´ve ever played with, He can play every musical genre and he can play it really professional, with great sense of musicality that will blow your mind. In my town he is just a master and he is known for being one of the best session musicians in Colombia, so He will prove I am not wrong. Contact him he is just an incredible Session musician, professional and I promise he will do his job with the best quality. 100% RECOMMENDED
Interview with Jose Juvinao
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I work teaching at the university, performing with some artists and recording at home!
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Recording give me the possibility to develop a lot of creativity, besides increasing the instrumental level. It is also fun to record in pajamas from home! :)
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Neo - Tropical... I have had classical, jazz and latin training, this have led me to know and develop my own style.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Creativity, Growl, Energy, But the most important thing is to build and complement the idea of the producer. If the client needs the bass line as it is on the score, I'm sure I will do with the best performance. If the client wants some creativity, be sure I will explore different possibilities to give to the song the strength it needs.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital... the possibility to bringing anywhere with a HD Quality.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I work in many types of music, however I'm good in Latin Music (salsa, colombian), Rock, Pop, Champeta, Funk, Jazz, Acoustic and so on.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio is based in Medellín - Colombia. This is my setup: Imac computer - Logic pro X - Apogee Element 88 audio interface - KRK Monitors - Fostex Monitors - Camilo Silva Preamp - Mark Bass preamp Little Mark III - Mark Bass Cabinet 10 x 2 - Aguilar compressor - Aguilar Filter Twin - AKG 414 - DPA d:vote CORE 4099 - Fishman Full Circle - AT 2020 - AT 2021 - Xotic Electric Bass (V Strings), Fender P 1979 - Warwick Streamer (Germany) - Warwick Thumb Fretless (Germany) - Doublebass Shen - Luthier Doublebass - Fender Electric Guitar - Fender Acoustic Guitar
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: When I have a song to record, the first step I do is to analyze which kind of bass works better (Electric, Fretless, Cb, Baby bass, Synth) to give the right sound to the song. I record in HD Quality and always give the bass complete edited (if necessary).