Then Dave Bass relocated to San Francisco.
During the ’70s and early ’80s, in the Bay Area,Dave worked as a full time musician in the Bay Area.
In those days he worked with jazz greats Bobby McFerrin and Eddie Henderson.
One day it occurred a sudden misfortune for jazz musician.
On his way to a gig in Orange County, he slipped on an oil slick in a parking lot and broke his wrist.
His doctors told that there was no guarantee that he would be able to play again.
So he decided to take up law because he support his family.
He enrolled at UCLA law school and became a practicing lawyer.
In 1996, he accepted a position as a Deputy Attorney General with the California.
He eventually joined the Civil Rights Enforcement, where he was honored with the 2009 Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Here is Dave Bass plays “Tango Adagio” (Live at Kitano – NYC).
Here is Dave Bass QUINTET play “Another Ending (Live)”.
Here is Dave Bass with Ignacio Berroa play “DARK EYES”.