Baba Elefante

Roy Kobayashi Trio bassist shares insights on teaching jazz to adults

Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
August 1, 2022

Virtuoso bassist Baba Elefante has been wowing fans and audiences with his dynamic playing for more than 50 years. The electric and upright player has had an extensive career in film, television, and records that includes working with the likes of Roy Hargrove, Pete Christlieb, Eric Marienthal, Patrick Moraz of Yes, and Lee Oskar of War. Currently Elefante is a member of the Roy Kobayashi Trio and also plays with the Joe Jewell Quartet and the Jody Fisher Trio. Baba is an active educator who teaches at Cal Poly Pomona and the Orange County School of the Arts. 

Watch our interview with Baba!

See Jon’s blog, with key takeaways from this interview here.

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