"Have Bass, Will Play"

Jacques Raymond is an accomplished Upright and Electric Bassist and Vocalist. He is a versatile, skilled, team player with years of professional performance and recording experience. He has functioned as a sideman as well as a band leader and has spent years on the road working in Show Bands. He performed and lived in Manhattan for 15 years. Currently, he resides in the Boston area where he is a first call player. 


He is comfortable working in a variety of genres ranging from Blues, Swing, Jazz Standards, R&B, Country, Rock n' Roll, Rockabilly, Honky Tonk, MOR Pop etc.

Jacques enjoys maintaining
 an active freelance schedule while working as a regular member of several bands and projects.

  • Mystic River  Popular/Commercial/Classic Rock Covers Duo, Trio and Quartet.
  • Abraxas - Santana Tribute Band.

  • Rico Barr Band - Classic Rock, R&B, Dance and Blues  Covers.
  • Rico Barr & The Jump 'n' Jive Review - Popular, Swing, Jazz Standards, Dance and Blues.

  • Quickfire Band - Traditional Country, Western Swing, Honky Tonk, Blues and Rock 'n Roll.

  • Soup du Jour - Rockabilly, Blues/Honky Tonk Trio

  • Kowloon - Regular Sub Bass Player for House Quartet at Kowloon Restaurant, Saugus, MA

  • Russ Costa/Jacques Raymond Duo
  • Blues, Country, Rock, Honky Tonk, 
  • Roots Music.
  • The Ovations - Lombardo's Function Facility, (Randolph, MA):  Weddings, Events and Functions. 
  • Tim Veeder - Jazz Trio/Quartet - NYC
  • Larry Newcomb - Duo/Trio/Quartet - NYC
  • Subject To Change - Jazz Quintet - NYC
  • Wolfgang's Revenge - NYC - Acoustic Band Originals/Renaissance/Bluegrass
  • As a Freelance Player:
  • Regular Sub for the following artists:
  • Diane Blue

  • House Band at Kowloon in Saugus, MA

  • Chris Fitz Band - Boston
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  • Blues / R&B / Jazz / Pop / Standards / Swing / Dance / Club Dates / Show Bands
  • Weddings / Functions / Corporate.
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