Stephen Cox is a multi-instrumentalist with a strong affinity for U-Bass, upright and electric bass. He started playing bass in 2000 and performed with his middle and high school’s Jazz Bands. He studied Jazz Performance at Georgia State University under Robert Dickson and played bass with the Georgia State Big Band under Gordon Vernick. Stephen has also studied electric bass with Joseph Patrick Moore and Adam Nitti.
Stephen has written several songs and released his first CD, “Transitions,” in March 2017. The songs on “Transitions” blend elements of Fusion, Bossa Nova, Reggae, and Traditional Jazz to create a modern but familiar sound.
As a sideman, Stephen has performed with numerous artists including: Story of a Life, The Brent Gafford Band, Chip Mcguire, Eric Gant, Lefty Williams, Bryan Gullette, Snake Legs, Zaib Khan, Manabu Saeki, Nolan, Julie Gribble, Nathan Morgan, The Band Lovett, Jake Rathburn, Kevin Dunbar, Mark Michelson, Arman, Via, and more.
Stephen currently teaches U-Bass, bass guitar, upright bass, and ukulele on Skype and Zoom. More info can be found here.