John Peña

Latin-inspired bass powerhouse talks of new recordings, film projects and Xotic basses

Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
February 17, 2016

John Peña is a much sought-after studio session player, composer and arranger. Over the years, John has performed and/or recorded with a wide array of prominent musical artists, covering a wide variety of musical genres. The list includes everyone from Tania Maria, Celia Cruz, Carlos Santana and Julio Iglesias to Herb Alpert, Natalie Cole, Chaka Khan, Steve Vai, Chick Corea, Diana Ross, Larry Carlton, Michael Brecker, Dave Koz, Dionne Warwick, Michael McDonald, Thelma Houston, Oleta Adams and many others.

Peña’s film and TV credits include Rush Hour, Men In Black 2, Access Hollywood, Friends, Oprah, Jerry Springer, and Desperate Housewives.

FBPO’s Jon Liebman sat down with John at the 2016 winter NAMM show.

Watch our interview with John!

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