The Cary Grant of music.
— Linda Goldstein

Aidan B. Carroll

Aidan is a musical chameleon. He is a multi-instrumentalist, producer and vocalist from Oklahoma City. 

How long have you been in the game?
Born in 84, I've played music since I was 8 years old. Professionally touring since 2003.

Instruments played?
Double bass, electric bass, piano/keyboards, drums & percussion, guitar, and vocals.

Where and with whom did you study?
University of Central Oklahoma - Bachelors Music Performance (2006)
City College of New York - Masters in Jazz Performance (2008
John Patitucci (CCNY)
Fred Hersch (NYC)
James Genus/Donny McCaslin/Dave Douglas (Banff '06)
Lee Rucker (UCO)

Notable performances?
Newport Jazz Festival with Lisa Fischer (2015) and Sullivan Fortner Quartet (2016)
Juan Les Pins Festival with Melody Gardot (2013)
Midnight Ramble with Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds (2012 - including guests Donald Fagen & Warren Haynes)
Bonnaroo with Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds (2012)

Media mentions?
Okayplayer
Bass Player Mag
Revive Music
Soul Bounce
Daily Oklahoman

What's the future looking like?
Producing and recording with artists I admire, and pushing the boundaries of my own creative capabilities as an artist.

Are you currently endorsing any musical gear?
Yes, Aguilar Amps and Earthquaker Devices.

Who are your heroes?
Quincy Jones
Marvin Gaye
Frank Ocean
Ron Carter
James Jamerson
Daniel Lanois
Henry Miller
James Baldwin
David Lynch

What artists are you producing & working with?
Frex
Grei
Zhu
Kingdom
NanaBcool
Nguzunguzu