Tina Lama

Upright Bass//Downright Bass


Over the past 17 years, I’ve performed and recorded with various groups throughout North America. I’m featured on over 20 albums, most recently with the Emmy-nominated group, Gangstagrass, whose music is the theme for the FX Network show "Justified". And I’ve toured the U.S. with Jan Bell and the Maybelles, who were nominated for a 2012 Independent Music Award for Best Concept Album.

I regularly perform with jazz, bluegrass, rock and funk bands throughout New York City and the Tri-state Area. And I’ve had the honor to play alongside many great artists including Tony Bennett, Danilo Perez, Adam Cruz, Jimmy Heath, as well as members of hip-hop groups, A Tribe Called Quest and Black Sheep.


You can see me play with:

Hips & Brows//Folk & Funk

 The Red Birds//All-female Jazz trio

Vintage Language Trio//Funk

Jan Bell & The Maybelles//Folk, Country & Americana www.janbellmusic.com

Gangstagrass//Hip-hop & Country www.gangstagrass.com

Alex Battles & The Whisky Rebellion//Country, Rock & Folk

and various funk, jazz & country groups in NYC...



Musician: Tina Lama

Somethin' Jazz Club, 2013