Steve Araujo

Steve Araujo


Professional bassist with 15+ years experience, including teaching, touring, sessions, and product demonstrations. Fluent in Spanish and French. Well versed in many types of music.


•1998-Present-Antix Events. 7+ years bassist, band leader, vocalist. Emceeing events, coordinating upscale corporate events, contract negotiations, wedding coordinating.
Clients: Disney Corporation, Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas, Marriott Hotels, AT&T, Hitachi, PetCo, Monte Carlo Casino Las Vegas, Venetian Casino Las Vegas, Staples Center, Bellagio Resort Las Vegas, Harrahs Casinos, and many more.

•1992-Present-Jims Music Center, Irvine, CA. 10+ years with private students. Up to 30 students per week, from beginning to advanced. Fretted and fretless bass.
I've had many students further their education by going to USC, Berklee School Of Music, and Juilliard.

•2001-Line 6. Trade show demos and presentations. Product specialist training. Bass Pod Pro NAMM show debut.

•1991-1999-The National Guitar Summer Workshop. 9 years bass faculty, ensemble faculty. Los Angeles, Montclair, Redlands, Ontario, Orange, and Nashville campuses.
Taught classes with up to 15 students. Classes ranged from music theory to ensemble skills.
Performed with Frank Gambale, Scott Henderson, John Stowell, Jody Fisher, and Alex Skolnick.

•1996-1999-Golden West College. 4 years assistant teacher. Responsible for teaching jazz ensemble skills to all instrumentalists. Supervised rehearsals for small to medium sized ensembles. Taught improvisational skills.

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1993, 1994 Berkeley Jazz Festival. Outstanding Soloist Award.
National Guitar Summer Workshop. Monthly Newsletter. Published monthly bass lessons.
2004-THQ’s The Punisher. Recorded music for video game.