Wonder Women: Stories From the Women Who Play Bass – March 2022 – Lynn Keller

“Really strong and versatile players will always stand out, thus opening the door to many possibilities. Being a female bassist has often been used as a novelty… I’d love to see that change permanently.”

Lynn Keller graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in Music. Lynn has toured extensively with Diana Ross, The Original Fifth Dimension, Michelle Shocked, Oleta Adams, Freda Payne, and as Musical Director/bassist for Rita Coolidge, Nell Carter & Simply the Best, and Jackie DeShannon. Lynn can be seen playing on Season 7 of American Idol and heard on the soundtrack for the movie Nine. Lynn has toured as bassist with the 1st National Touring Companies of Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act, and School of Rock. In addition, she has been the bassist on three world premiere musicals: Mask (LA); Leap of Faith (LA, Broadway – Leap of Faith cast album), and also the musical event; Reunion ’69 & ‘85 in Denver, CO. She has played two holiday shows and the world premiere of “Road Trip” for the Transcendence Theatre Company. She is the yearly music director for the MovieGuide Awards in LA. She has her own signature bass line through MTD Basses. 


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