WHO IS DAVE POMEROY?
Dave Pomeroy is a world renowned bassist, writer, and producer, and is also President of the Nashville Musicians Association. He has played bass on hundreds of albums with many major artists including Emmylou Harris, Earl Scruggs, Alison Krauss, Chet Atkins, Peter Frampton, Trisha Yearwood and Elton John, and performed in concert with artists such as Steve Winwood, Mose Allison, Willie Nelson, John Fogerty, and many others.
He has released more than a dozen solo and band projects on his own label, Earwave Music. His songs have been recorded by Chet Atkins, Don Williams, and The Sweethearts of the Rodeo, and he has produced numerous records by a variety of pop, rock, folk, jazz and country artists. He is also a music journalist and columnist for Bass Player Magazine and has contributed as a writer to a number of books about bass playing and the music business.
A longtime activist for musicians’ rights, Dave was elected President of Nashville’s AFM Local 257 in 2008, representing over 2300 of Nashville finest musicians, and was re-elected unanimously in 2011 and 2014. In 2010 he was elected to the International Executive Board of the American Federation of Musicians and was re-elected in 2013 and 2016. He was involved in the creation and administration of the new carry-on rules for musical instruments on airplanes, and has spoken on Capitol Hill on behalf of performance rights for musicians.
His charitable work includes raising more than $275,000 for the Room In The Inn homeless program since 2000 with his annual “Nashville Unlimited Christmas” concerts at Christ Church Cathedral. He continues to balance his first love of making music with his work in the global music community protecting musicians and their intellectual property. His albums and DVDs are available here at www.davepomeroy.com in the Earwave Music store.
WHO HAS HE WORKED WITH?
Dave has PLAYED BASS IN THE STUDIO, ON TV AND IN CONCERT with DOZENS OF notable artists, songwriters, singers, and musicians, including...
Acoustic Alchemy - Asleep At The Wheel - Chet Atkins - Adrian Belew - Dickie Betts - Suzy Bogguss - Bekka Bramlett - Garth Brooks - Oteil Burbridge - James Burton - Larry Carlton - Kim Carnes - Johnny Cash - Roseanne Cash - The Chieftains - Guy Clark - Larry Cordle - Steve Cropper - Sheryl Crow - Rodney Crowell - Billy Dean - Iris DeMent - Doyle Dykes - Duane Eddy Tommy Emmanuel - John Fogerty - Peter Frampton - Vince Gill - Emmylou Harris - John Hartford - Don Henley - John Hiatt - Faith Hill - Alan Jackson - Dr. John - Elton John - Eric Johnson - Toby Keith - Alison Krauss - Kris Kristofferson - Jim Lauderdale - Tracy Lawrence -Patty Loveless -Kathy Mattea - James McMurtry -Buddy Miller - Lorrie Morgan - Willie Nelson -Tim O’Brien -David Pack - John Pattitucci - Tom Paxton - John Prine - Lee Ritenour - Kenny Rogers - Jim Rooney - Peter Rowan - Tom Rush - Earl Scruggs - Billy Joe Shaver - Billy Sheehan Jo-el Sonnier - Russell Smith - Sting - Sweethearts of the Rodeo - Townes Van Zandt - Steve Wariner - Keith Whitley - Don Williams - Steve Winwood - Victor Wooten - Trisha Yearwood
and many more...