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Aretha Tillotson is a Canadian bassist, band leader and composer.As a jazz musician, Aretha has played across North America with Kris Davis, Francesca Remigi, Allan Chase, and and her own quartet, and as a session musician, she has worked as touring/resident bassist on the Broadway rendition of SIX, and will be touring Summer/Fall 2022 with Universal artist Mick Flannery, and with Chase Pagett's "6 Guitars".  


Aretha was honoured to receive a presidential scholarship from 2020-2022 to attend Berklee's Global Jazz Masters program, receiving an individual mentorship with John Patitucci as well as studying with Linda May Han Oh, Joe Lovano, and Danilo Perez. 


Aretha is now faculty as a bass/masterclass professor at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Canada. 


Contact information:

Aretha Tillotson

587 566 8578

12030 47st

Edmonton, AB




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