Angulo, Denson
Instructor of Double Bass and Electric Bass
Curriculum Vitae
Last Updated: 10/24/18 -


Denson Angulo is one of the most sought-after bassists in the Salt Lake City metro area. With a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in classical performance and jazz studies, and skills in an abundance of music styles,  Dr. Angulo has worked extensively as an educator and free-lance professional playing electric bass, acoustic jazz, and classical double bass. A sample of his credentials include international tours to China, Taiwan, Australia, and most ofEurope; performances with jazz greats Bob Mintzer, Bob Berg, Randy Brecker, Victor Wooten, Nicholas Payton, Bob Shepard, Jamie Abersold, Wycliffe Gordon, Dennis DiBlasio, Kathy Kosins, Tom Scott, Shelly Berg, Bobby Shew, Gregg Bissonette, Carl Allen and many others. As a classical musician, he has recorded for ESPN, ABC, NBC television, DreamWorks Pictures, and LDS motion pictures, and performed solo bass repertoire with the Honolulu Symphony.

As an educator he has maintained private bass studios for over 20 years. He has traveled the inter-mountain west as an adjudicator and clinician and has been a full-time professor at Brigham Young University Idaho coordinating their Classical/Jazz bass studio, running their jazz combo program, and teaching jazz history.  Denson also free-lances and teaches all over Utah and throughout the United States.