Meet the musicians

David Basse

Since 1982, traveling the world singing the praises of his adopted hometown, David Basse has been compared to many of the great crooners of jazz, and his deep baritone voice generates enthusiastic response from his audiences. David is a founding member of the cast of the nationally syndicated radio program 12th Street Jump and is the creator and host of Jazz with David Basse, heard locally on Kansas Public Radio. He now reaches more than a million people each week with the depth and breadth of jazz: curating, producing, and hosting 15-hours of syndicated jazz each week on stations coast to coast. David Basse enthusiastically endorses and plays exclusively on Tree House drums, which are manufactured here in Topeka, by Derek Sharp.