Dan Clemens has been playing bass since the age of 13. A 1989 graduate of Berklee College of Music, he has performed in bands throughout the United States. In 1993 he formed “Waterworks” which received the Budweiser Best Unsigned Band sponsorship for the next two years.
Clemens has also recorded Radio and Television jingles along with independent music CD’s. He has toured with the Virginia Opera and performed with the Virginia Symphony and Chorus. His bands have opened up for various musical acts including Fleetwood Mac, Little Feet, Del Amitri , The Romantics, and The Hooters. Clemens has also performed with Elliot Easton of The Cars and Robbie Krieger of The Doors. A bass player with Windborne Music since it's beginning he has played with orchestras all over the world in cities such as Atlanta, Denver, Detroit, Toronto, Los Angeles, and Kuala Lumpur.
Equipment/instruments Dan uses:
"I currently use a Music Man bass with a Sans Amp pre amp. I also use a 1973 Fender Jazz Bass."
Some of Dan's musical influences
"Paul McCartney was who I always tried to figure out when I first got started. I would also listen to Zeppelin and work through John Paul Jones's bass lines. I enjoy the great jazz and funk players too, like Jaco Pastorius, Stanley Clark, and Marcus Miller."