A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Jason Phelps began playing organ in church as a child. After studying classical piano for a number of years, he attended University of Michigan with a major in Jazz and Improvisational Studies. While there, he began playing bass and had the opportunity to study and perform with musicians such as Donald Walden, Ellen Rowe, and Roland Vasquez.
Jason has been musical director and bass player for bands throughout the Detroit area. He was also the bass player in the house band at the musical hot spot Pickford Live in Tokyo, Japan. He has recorded with the Gospel Music Workshop of America Mass Choir and the University of Michigan Gospel Chorale, and has been a musician at Word of Faith Christian Church in Southfield, Michigan and Triumph Church in Detroit, Michigan.
Jason is currently working as a freelance and studio musician in the Detroit area. He also plays bass for jazz quartet Liquid Street and at Northridge Church in Plymouth, Michigan. You can hear Jason on bass throughout Michon Young's acclaimed album - Love, Life, Experiences. To book Jason for studio recordings or live performances, you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.