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Jason Wells is a performer and educator based in Minneapolis, MN

Jason Wells is a performer and educator based in Minneapolis, MN

TESTIMONIALS

What are others saying?

"Jason builds positive connections with students from novices to All-Staters. His easy manner opens them to learning, and he guides them with a spirit of inquiry and a goal of understanding. His students feel empowered, which is maybe the most important thing we can do for our students."
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Mark Gitch
Music Director
Wayzata High School
"Jason Wells is a musician's musician...He is an exceptional bass player, capable of playing many different musical styles and always locking in a nice, comfy pocket. Writing with him has been a great pleasure as his understanding of composition and harmony brought a unique voice to new songs."
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Kyle Shelstad
Songwriter/Guitarist
Barbaro
"I've had the pleasure of working as a composer with Jason on a few different projects.  His tone is so sensitive, and he's always deeply perceptive of the meaning and emotion in my music."
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Michael Maiorana
Classical Music Composer

MUSIC

Performing throughout the Midwest

Always On The Move by Xavier Foley performed with the 10th Wave Chamber Collective in 2021.
Barbaro's 2020 IBMA Official Showcase. Recorded live at the Mabel Tainter Theater.

ABOUT

Who is
Jason Wells?

Jason with double bass

ABOUT

Who is
Jason Wells?

Jason studied music at Interlochen Arts Academy and DePaul University and now plays with the Des Moines Symphony, Sioux City Symphony and many other groups throughout the Midwest.

In addition to classical music, Jason enjoys playing different genres such as jazz, R&B and folk music and is a member of the chamber folk band Barbaro.
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Jason Wells © 2021

EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Jason offers a variety of services throughout the Twins Cities metro area.

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Private Lessons
Intimate 1:1 coaching cultivates skills and nurtures a passion for music. In-person and zoom offerings.
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Workshops
Masterclass workshops focus on developing the fundamentals skills for solid string playing.
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Group Classes
Unifying the sound of bass ensemble sections through focus on tone, rhythm and listening.