Denson Angulo

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Bass Guitar, Double Bass, Guitar: Bass Guitar, Washtub Bass

Youth, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Master

jazz , Acid Jazz, Afro-Cuban Rhythm, Bebop, Big Band, Bluegrass, Blues, Bossa Nova, Classical, Country, Electronic, Fusion, Jazz, Modern Jazz, Latin, Metal, Salsa, R&B, Theory, New Age, Funk, Symphony, Swing, Rock & Roll, Chamber Music

In Person, Remote, Online Content, Group Classes, Accredited School

Denson Angulo is one of the most sought-after bassists in the Salt Lake City metro area. With a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in classical performance and jazz studies, and skills in an abundance of music styles, Denson has worked extensively as an educator and free-lance professional playing electric bass, acoustic jazz, and classical double bass. A sample of his credentials include international tours to China, Taiwan, Australia, and most of Europe; performances with jazz greats Bob Mintzer, Bob Berg, Randy Brecker, Victor Wooten, Nicholas Payton, Bob Shepard, Jamie Abersold, Wycliffe Gordon, Dennis DiBlasio, Kathy Kosins, Tom Scott, Shelly Berg, Bobby Shew, Gregg Bissonette, Carl Allen and many others. As a classical musician, he has recorded for ESPN, ABC, NBC television, DreamWorks Pictures, and LDS motion pictures, and is the principal bassist for Sinfonia Salt Lake, Utah's premier chamber orchestra.

As an educator he has maintained private bass studios for over 25 years. He has traveled the inter-mountain west as an adjudicator and clinician and has been on faculty at Brigham Young University Idaho, Snow College, Utah Valley University, Salt Lake Community College, Utah State University,  and Weber State University.  Currently, Dr. Angulo is an assistant professor at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT working with classical and jazz bass students, coordinating the small jazz group program, directing a large jazz ensemble and teaching jazz improvisation. Denson also free-lances and teaches all over Utah and throughout the United States.


Hello students and friends!  Welcome to my brand-new page!  I'll be creating brand new content in the coming weeks to share with you.  I'm going to publish my nifty tips and tricks for bass playing and also create some very in-depth courses. STAY TUNNED!!!

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84112, United States

Denson Angulo
...Do or Do Not...there is no "try." -yoda

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