Biography

 

Emma Dayhuff, acoustic and electric bassist, is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory’s Jazz Studies program, where she studied privately with Peter Dominguez and Eddie Gomez.  She has also enjoyed additional close instruction from such jazz luminaries as Billy Hart, Robin Eubanks, Larry Gray, and Dennis Carroll.


Emma has shared the stage with Robert Irving III, Charles Heath, Paul Wertico, Frank Catalano, Don Stiernberg, Andy Brown, Kelly Ash, Perry Smith, Greg Spero, and Matthew Santos, among many others.  In addition to maintaining a performing schedule, Emma is a recording engineer in the Chicago area.  She is currently the acting recording engineer with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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

-Don Stiernberg