Electric bassist David Ellefson has become a mainstay in the rock and metal communities now for over 25 years. Internationally acclaimed as the bassist and co-founder of Thrash icons Megadeth, he is known for his unique and hard hitting style of bass playing, as well as his versatility in a wide variety of other musical settings across the globe, too.
David has carved a vast musical career as a bassist, songwriter, record producer, clinician and author of his book “Making Music Your Business…A Guide For Young Musicians”. David holds a Bachelor’s degree in business & marketing and continues to lecture on a variety of music and business related topics in his online YouTube series “David Ellefson’s ROCK SHOP”.
Ellefson’s seasoned experiences in the trenches of the music business have awarded him eight Grammy nominations, multiple gold & platinum records and continuous world concert tour activity. These efforts have culminated a lifetime of musical productivity.