Musicians Institute “Outstanding Achievement” graduate, Alexis Sklarevski has worked with Crosby, Stills & Nash, Manhattan Transfer, Jackson Browne, Dweezil & Ahmet Zappa, Albert Lee, Carole King, Rita Coolidge, Johnny Rivers, Jamie Walters, Daniela Romo, Martha Reeves, and Chuck Berry. He has performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman and numerous film, TV, and jingle sessions.

Alexis is the author of the critically acclaimed instructional video The Slap Bass Program and also co-produced Fingerstyle Funk, the instructional video by legendary Tower of Power Bassist Francis Rocco Prestia. In addition to having written the Bottom-Line Bass column in Bass Player magazine for seven years, Alexis is the author of Bass Playing Techniques: The Complete Guide (Hal Leonard/MI Press), and has done bass clinics throughout Japan and Europe.

Currently, he continues to record and perform with many artists in the U.S. and around the world. At MI, Alexis teaches Playing Techniques, Blues Bass, Beatles Bass, Fusion LPW, and Private Lessons.


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