About the DBHQ Team
For over 15 years, Jason Heath has been the voice of the double bass community.
His podcast Contrabass Conversations has published over 900 episodes and has been downloaded more than 3 million times.
Jason's former double bass students hold positions in the Chicago Symphony, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Grant Park Symphony, and Philharmonie Sudwestfalen.
Trevor Jones is the house bassist at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, IL. In addition to playing over 30 productions since 2014, he was a regular substitute for the Chicago production of Hamilton from 2017-2019. As an orchestral and electric bassist, Trevor has freelanced throughout the U.S. His alternative rock band Molehill has toured the country while compiling a body of work that has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, among others.
Trevor is the founder of The Scholarship Roadmap, a 1:1 program for student musicians navigating the music admissions process. He was the instructor of double bass and bass guitar at Illinois Wesleyan University from 2012-2020.
Principal teachers include Rob Kassinger, Andrew Kohn, and Duane Botterbusch. While studying at DePaul University, Trevor performed with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.