Biography

 

Emma Dayhuff, acoustic and electric bassist based in Chicago, can be found in collaboration with Robert Irving III’s Generations, Matthew Santos, Rajiv Halim, Larry Brown Jr, Andrew Lawrence, Hot Chef, Don Stiernberg, and Ernest Dawkins among others.  She is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory’s Jazz Studies program, where she studied privately with Peter Dominguez and Eddie Gomez.  Emma was recently honored to be one of five musicians to be awarded the 2015 Chicago Luminarts Foundation’s Jazz Fellowships.


In addition to maintaining a performing schedule, Emma is one of the recording engineers for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.