Charley Sabatino is a veteran bassist with more than 35 years experience. He plays both upright and electric bass, encompassing a wide range of styles, and plays throughout the NY/Metro Area. Highlights of his career include: The Today Show backing the Children’s Aid Society Chorus, Lincoln Center with Ben Vereen, Headliners at the Village Gate, 92nd St. Y, Cat Club, New Music Seminar and the Cabaret Circuit with clients of the William Morris Agency.
Charley is the Music Director of the Jazz Workshop at the Cadenza Music School as well as a freelance bassist and educator. Charley teaches improvisation, theory, upright and electric bass privately, both in-person and via Skype. He also gives highly acclaimed clinics in the fundamentals of electric and upright bass and in improvisation for all instruments.
Charley is endorsed by Lakland Basses and SIT strings.
Charley holds a Master of Arts in Music from LIU CW Post. He has studied with Billy Bauer, Harvie S., Jeff Andrews, Tony Oppenheim, Lyn Christie and Mike Pope.