Chad Everett Mundt is a freelance bassist located near Princeton, New Jersey. For the last five years, he has primarily spent his time teaching, recording, and performing in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a double bassist, Chad has performed with such notable jazz artists as Jeff Coffin, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, Jovino Santos Neto, and Heather & the Monkey Kings. As an electric bassist, he has appeared with acts such as Michael Giacchiano, the Meridian Symphony Orchestra, Jeri Sager, Darrian Douglas, T-bone Pruitt, John Wooten, and in numerous stage productions, big bands, and cover bands. In 2009, Chad was a member of the Holland America Show Band on the M.S. Oosterdam, touring both the Mexican Riviera and the Mediterranean Sea. He has performed at over twenty weddings as both a bandleader and a sideman. Most recently, he has performed with cover-trio “Lousiana Brew”, original southern-rock band “Ben Joseph & the Lay Lows”, vocal group “Jazzacadabra“, as well with other players. He is also a skilled multi-instrumentalist, and his talents have made him one of the most sought-out musicians in the New Orleans area. As a recording engineer, he recorded and produced over 50 live recordings for such artists as Khris Royal & Dark Matter, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, and Carlos Castilla.
Chad holds a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of Southern Mississippi where he studied under the tutelage of saxophonist Larry Panella and bassist Dr. Marcos Machado.