Sandy Eldred

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About Sandy

Sandy Eldred is an internationally acclaimed bassist, improviser, recording artist, composer, and music educator currently living in Philadelphia, PA. Eldred is known for his inventiveness and command across music genres. He is proud to be represented by Ukrainian record label, LabelWhoAble.

Eldred is a co-founder of U.S.E. Trio (Urbina, Scarano, Eldred), Multi Mansions, and Mars Apes, member of the Bogdan Gumenyuk Quartet, the Michael Hudson-Casanova Sextet, and leader of the Sandy Eldred Trio.

Eldred is a member of large ensembles including Norman David and the Eleventet, Jamal Jones’ Bureau of Sonic Wonderland, Ian O’Beirne’s Slowbern, and the Earl Phillips Big Band. He has also performed on numerous engagements with bands such as the South Philly Big Band, the Lars Halle Jazz Orchestra, Matt Gallagher’s Philly Big Band, and Bobby Zankel and the Warriors of the Wonderful Sound under the direction of Muhal Richard Abrams.

Eldred received his M.M. (Master of Music) degree from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. As an educator, he offers lessons, masterclasses, and workshops, both in person and online. Eldred is an original member of “Jazz Mission”, an educational project that helps to inspire the younger generation of musicians in Ukraine. He has taught students, directed ensembles, and held master classes at numerous universities in the United States, Canada, and Ukraine.


  • Bass
  • Bass - Jazz
  • Music Theory/Composition

Lesson Rates

  • $40.00
    Half Hour Lesson
  • $60.00
    One Hour Lesson

Schedule a Lesson with Sandy

Lesson Schedule

Sep 20, 2020 - Sep 26, 2020

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