Jair-Rohm Parker Wells: Electric Bassist
Jair-Rohm Parker Wells is an American bassist, composer, programmer, conceptualist and record producer. A resident of Stockholm, Sweden since 1985, he is widely recognized as a highly individual voice on the electric bass guitar, Ashbory bass, Fichter electric double bass and acoustic bass guitar, he has also distinguished himself as a clinician (demonstrating at the Frankfurt Musik Messe and the Los Angeles NAMM show for Hohner and Steinberger), programmer and synthesist developing with Max/MSP, Csound and Java. As a record producer and composer he has collaborated with many of the more prominent names in the international art world such as Peter Kihlgård, Lydia Grey, Johannes Bergmark, Iris Lord, Magnus Alexanderson, Olaf Rupp and Reeves Gabrels. He is the recipient of commissions from prestigious institutions such as Stockholms Stadsteatern and New York's MEET THE COMPOSER. He currently produces and performs with spoken word artist Cyndi Dawson, and is featured as leader on recordings from Red Toucan Records ("Steamroom Variations") and Ayler Records ("Meditations on Albert Ayler").