Pete Lampe
upright bass

Pete Lampe has been a bassist on the Portland scene since 1986. He has been a teacher of Band and Orchestra, as well as a musician performing classical music with the Columbia Symphony, and jazz with Portland luminaries Ron Steen, Mel Brown, Rebecca Kilgore, Tom Grant and others. Pete was also a member of the Art Abrams Swing Machine Big Band for 5 years, and more recently performed with the Djangophiles. He now owns Pete's Bass Shop, specializing in the repair, restoration and sales of double basses, which affords him the opportunity to combine his love of music, "old basses" and fine woodworking.