The web has brought exposure to so many great young musical prodigies coming into the spotlight. In the world of bass, one of those prodigies is Gabriel Severn. We caught up with Severn to get the scoop on his music and life.
Gabriel Severn and his band Teen Town - along with guitarist Giorgio Galimberti - recorded this virtual cover of Tribal Tech’s “Signal Path.” These guys absolutely nailed it!
During this year’s NAMM Show, I had a great chat with Gabriel Severn and his dad. His dad said that at a very early age, Gabriel was super interested in the music of Jaco Pastorius. So it wasn’t a surprise when his mom sent me this video of Gabriel performing “Donna Lee.”
Bassist Gabriel Severn took a backing track called “Fusion Express” from Free Drumless Tracks and added a bass part. He decided it would sound better with a drummer, so he brought in Vinnie Aguas. These guys a bringing it!
Vivian Severn shared this video with us, and as is the case with any video featuring bassist Gabriel Severn, our jaws hit the floor. Guitarist Joseph Yun brought in three teenage phenoms for a collaboration on Chick Corea’s “Got a Match?”
Gabriel Severn is a 13-year-old bassist who has been blowing people away on the social web. Here’s a video featuring Gabriel tearing it up on the tune “Caravan,” with 16-year-old Logan Sheppard on drums on The Urban Renewal Project Horn Section. Watch out world!
I’ve seen Gabriel Severn show up on Facebook more and more lately. And it is no surprise. The 12-year-old bassist is playing well beyond his years. In this clip, Gabriel takes on Adam Nitti’s “Not of This World.” Watch out world!