Abraham Laboriel


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Musician, Bassist

Abraham Laboriel has often been called the most recorded bass player of all time. Bass Player Magazine placed him on their top 50 bass players list and listed Abraham as having performed on over 4,000 records and soundtracks. Among the projects he spoke about during his NAMM interview were those with Ella Fitzgerald, Al Jarreau, Elton John, Michael Jackson, Paul Simon, Quincy Jones, and the man he credits for giving him his start in the studios, Henry Mancini. Abraham is often seen at the NAMM Show behind the booths of Line 6 or Yamaha and on stage playing with some of his many friends.