A Nashville transplant from the mountains of Utah, Chris Croce is an eclectic bass player with a passion for laying down the groove and digging in to those shining bass moments. 

Chris is a proud D'Addario artist with a well rounded career, using his talents across genres from salsa to funk fusion to rock.  As a University of Miami alumni, Chris had the opportunity to learn from industry greats such as Shelly Berg, Steve Rucker, Brian Lynch, and Bruce Hornsby. As a student in the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music program, Croce was mentored personally by Hornsby and continued to play with him even after graduation.  

Chris has worked with a variety of Nashville based artists, including Kyle Cook of Matchbox 20, Paul McDonald, Paul Childers - a touring Bose artist, and Marquee Mayfield - an up and coming disco funk artist.  When he's not on the road, he's busy producing, playing sessions, and working on arrangements for projects he is passionate about. He is a co-owner of East Avenue Studio and hosts a livestream called Bassed in Nashville on