Bass, Composition, Guitar, Piano, Theory, Ukulele

Seth Carrithers has been an active musician and music educator for over 25 years. As a music instructor, Seth has taught private bass lessons, music history, and coached jazz combos at Friends University, and has also taught guitar, ukulele, beginner piano and theory/composition extensively at various private music studios.

In addition to Seth’s experience in both playing and teaching music, he holds a Master of Music Degree from Wichita State University. As a double bassist working in various jazz ensembles, Seth has had the pleasure of performing with many wonderful musicians, including some internationally recognized recording artists such as Benny Golson and Jerry Hahn.

Outside of the jazz world, Seth has worked in the studio with Grammy Award winning country music star Lynn Anderson. While the double bass remains Seth’s primary instrument, he excels at the electric bass as well, and has utilized this skill as a staff musician at various churches for 20 years.

“Music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”
- Billy Joel
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