Masterclass: Chuck Bartels, Friday November 3rd 1pm-3pm

Chuck started playing the bass at age 14 and with the help of a local teacher quickly progressed on the instrument. After attending WSU to pursue a degree in jazz studies, he started playing professionally. Over the years, he has performed and shared the stage with The Contours, The Platters, Thornetta Davis, Liz Larin, Bettye Layette; he has recently toured with Best Country Album Grammy winner and Album Of The Year nominee Sturgill Simpson. Some his performance credits him include: The Tonight Show, Conan O’Brien, Steven Colbert, The Daily Show, Seth Meyer, Jimmy Fallon, Farm Aid, Saturday Night Live, and the 2017 Grammys.
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