Miles Mosley + The West Coast Get Down

Miles Mosley + The West Coast Get Down

L.A. born Mosley is a true force on the upright bass, incorporating effects pedals, his bow, his vocals and a
horn section for his one-of-a-kind forward leaning solo projects. In addition to his solo career with his
band, he has performed, recorded, produced and toured with artists including Chris Cornell, Christina
Aguilera, Sean King, Mos Def, India Arie, Lauryn Hill, Terrence Howard, Jonathan Davis of Korn,
A v e n g e d Sevenfold, Jason Mraz, Jeff Beck, Rihanna, and Cee Lo Green. Considered one of the
world’s “premier upright bassists", many have called him the 'Jimi Hendrix of the upright bass', and a
'master musician and live performer'.
Mosley is a founding member and upright bass player for the acclaimed Los Angeles- based group, the
West Coast Get Down (WCGD), a collaborative group of musicians born and raised in Los Angeles. Apart,
they are some of the most sought after musicians in the world; together they are uninhibited innovators
moving effortlessly through multiple genres of music. He has a new duo project, BFI with WCGD
drummer/producer Tony Austin. He recorded three tracks on Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy-winning album
‘To Pimp A Butterfly’; and is the upright bass player on long-time band-member Kamasi Washington’s
‘The Epic’ the critically acclaimed triple CD release.
As a Composer, he has won multiple awards for his original Compositions in Film/TV and commercial
media campaigns such as The Muppets Movie and Dead Island: Riptide. His compositions have been
used by numerous companies including DreamWorks, Warner Brothers, The Weinstein Company,
Capcom and Activision. His original composition was featured on Disney’s “The Muppets” movie trailer,
listed as one of MTV’s Top 10 trailers of 2012, receiving a 2012 Golden Trailer Nomination for Best
Music and a 2012 Key Art Award win for Best Music. Miles recently completed the original score for
“Halfway” (2017), an upcoming feature film starring Quinton Aaron (The Blind Side).
Mosley’s new album ‘UPRISING’ released at the end of January 2017 at #4 on the Billboard
Contemporary Jazz Album chart, #10 on the Billboard Jazz Album chart, and #2 on the ITunes Jazz album
chart. The first single “Abraham” was named one of NPR’s ‘favorite songs of 2016 so far’, he was
featured as one of Vanity Fair’s Rising Stars, and was named one of Rolling Stones ‘Top 10 Artists You
Should know Now’. He will tour the UPRISING album worldwide with members of the West Coast Get
Down starting in April, 2017.
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