Biography

 

Emma Dayhuff, acoustic and electric bassist based in Chicago, can be found performing with with Robert Irving III’s Generations, Matthew Santos, Rajiv Halim, Larry Brown Jr, Andrew Lawrence, Hot Chef, Paul Wertico, Don Stiernberg, Andy Brown, and Greg Spero among many others.  In addition to maintaining a performing schedule, Emma is a recording engineer in the Chicago area for clients including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Chicago A Cappella.


Emma is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory’s Jazz Studies program, where she studied privately with Peter Dominguez and Eddie Gomez.  She has enjoyed additional close instruction from jazz luminaries Billy Hart, Vincent Davis, and Dennis Carroll.

“...a terrific virtuoso who plays with subtlety and taste, drive and groove.”

-Don Stiernberg