- John Previti
- Previti…played a typically self-effacing role on acoustic bass, warmly underscoring the swing pulse…and fashioning a series of thoughtfully articulated solos
- Mike Joyce
The Washington Post
John Previti has the distinction of receiving the Washington Area Musicians Award in 2002 for best musician in the Metro area. From Southern Maryland, Previti is considered the guitarist’s bass player, he has performed with Charlie Byrd, Herb Ellis and Les Paul, and with the great trumpeter, Doc Cheatham. Previti has also recorded with Herb Ellis and Paul Simon. He fronts his own quartet and recently released a new CD, Swinging Lullabyes for My Rosetta, which received rave reviews.
John began his professional career in 1976 with Danny Gatton and played with him over a span of 18 years. Since that time, John has been a free-lance musician, working with Charlie Byrd, Doc Cheatham, Paul Simon, Buddy Emmons, Les Paul Arlen Roth, Barrett Deems, John Allred, Bill Allred, Ed Polcer, Big Joe Maher, John Cocuzzi, Brooks Tegler, Billy Hancock, Jim Stephanson, Delbert McClinton, Chick Hall, Jr.Houston Person, among numerous others.
Visit John at www.johnpreviti.com