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    Denson Angulo

    Bass / Double Bass/ Drums

    Teaches beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Students

    Located in Draper

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    Denson Angulo is one of the most sought-after bassists in the Salt Lake City metro area. With a Master's of Music degree, and skills in an abundance of music styles, Denson has worked extensively as an educator and free-lance professional playing electric bass, acoustic jazz, and classical double bass. A sample of his credentials include international tours to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, France, and Italy; and performances with jazz greats Bob Mintzer, Bob Berg, Randy Brecker, Victor Wooten, Conrad Herwig, Nicholas Payton, Ed Calle, Madeline Eastman, Bob Shepard, Jamie Abersold, Javon Jackson, Mark Whitfield, Terreon Gully, Wycliffe Gordon, Brandon Fields, Denise Donatelli, Eldar Djangarov, Dennis DiBlasio, Kathy Kosins, Tom Scott, Shelly Berg, Bobby Shew, Gregg Bissonette, Carl Allen and many others. As a classical musician, he has recorded for ESPN, ABC, NBC television, DreamWorks Pictures, and LDS motion pictures, and performed solo bass repertoire with the Honolulu Symphony.


    As an educator he has maintained private bass studios for over 15 years. He has traveled the inter-mountain west as an adjudicator and clinician and has been a full-time professor at Brigham Young University Idaho coordinating their Classical/Jazz bass studio, running their jazz combo program, and teaching jazz history. Currently, Denson is free-lancing in the Salt Lake City metro area, an adjunct bass instructor and Utah Valley University, the jazz improv/bass instructor at Snow College, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor (of jazz bass) at the University of Utah.



    As a drummer, Denson Angulo has been called one of the best kept secrets in Salt Lake City.  As a former student of Jay Lawrence, Denson has used his drumming skills to teach, and clinic throughout the state of Utah.  With abilities in Jazz, Funk, Latin, and Rock playing, he is able to provide consummate professional instruction to all ages, beginner to intermediate.