Keith “Keith OnBass” Askins
"Bartolini pickups and Preamps make any style of playing that much bigger in sound, giving me everything I need from powerful lows to sparkling highs with enough mids to give it the presence needed to sit right with in the mix of a band. Bartolini's have become a standard and a well known sound in the music industry"
Bartolini soapbar pickups and preamp in my MTD Kingston AG6 Gouche signature bass
Keith, is a multi-genre professional bass player, when not on tour with Soul/Pop Indie artist SuCh or being MD for R&B Solo artist Rellion (bgv for Bobby Brown), he can be found performing on avg 100+ shows a year with one of Colorado’s longest running Contemporary Jazz artist Dotsero which has released 14 albums to date. Keith can also be seen & heard keeping the bottom end at Potters House of Denver every Wed & Sun in worship service playing to a multicultural & multigeneration congregation of upwards 3000+ each service, can be seen live stream www.tphd.org worldwide
Keith has performed with numerous artists in various genres including Naima Adedapo (Amer. Idol season 10), Adlan Cruz (Concert Pianist), Jessie Campbell (the voice contestant), Crystal Aiken (Sunday’s Best winner) Ryan Kilgore (Stevie Wonder’s Lead Sax), (R&B Artists) Robbie Pardlo & Ryan Toby from the group City High, B. Smith, Dave Hollister, Chico DeBarge (Neo Soul/Soul Artists) “The Floacist” Natalie Stewart, Floetry ReBirth, Leon Timbo (Smooth Jazz Artists) Phil Denny, Elan Trotman, Joey Sommerville, Lin Rountree, Darren Rahn, Tim Bowman, New Kidz on Horns, Paula Atherton, Jeff Kashiwa, Nelson Rangell, Jackiem Joyner, Merlon Devine (Inspirational/Gospel Artists) Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp,Donnie McClurkin, Kurt Karr, Joy Hill, Erica Campbell, Lilian Lloyd, Kim Burrell, Vickie Yohi, The Daystar Singers, Marc & Joni Lamb, Joe Pace, CeCe Winans, Juanita Bynum, Micah Stampley, Moses Tyson Jr, Monica Brown, Colorado Movement Choir,Tommy Bates & Ashley Bates, Dennis Leonard & Heritage Christian Center (Hiphop Artist) Kajmir Royale & Lea, Zin, Food Chain, even performed on stage with (Actress) Lynn Whitfield and has shared the stage with many more artists across many genres and the list continues to grow
Whether Keith is laying down the groove in Hip-Hop, Neo Soul, Gospel & R&B, or taking a melodic solo on the Smooth Jazz stage Keith is sure to take the audience and his listeners on a musical journey
“Music is created from the vibrations of ones soul” I love to live my passion ~ KeithonBass