Bass

John performs regularly in the Los Angeles area, with gigs taking him as far as the Caribbean, Alaska, South America, and the Middle East.


The Shpil - Holiday Celebration 2011
Performance at the 2011 LA County Holiday Celebration at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
"Locked in the Closet" - This Small Group Plays Short Pieces
Scott Oakley's "This Small Group Plays Short Pieces," trio, featuring John Graves on bass & Marc Van Aken on drums.
"Blues In Q Flat" - Svara
Svara performing an original composition by David Trasoff, featuring two improvised bass solos by John Graves. Recorded live at the Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Los Angeles.
"Moves" - Deep 6 Holiday

Deep 6 Holiday live @ Club Good Hurt, October 29, 2009

 
"Jean Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26" - LADSO
Los Angeles Doctors Symphony performing Jean Sibelius's Finlandia, Op. 26, June 9, 2013 at The Cocoanut Grove Theater.
"Kallimuni Tani" - Mesto
MESTO and Conductor Nabil Azzam present Kallimuni Tani (فكرونى كلمونى تانى) by Abd Al-Wahhab (محمد عبد الوهاب), BaalBak in Hollywood Concert at Zipper Hall, Los Angeles.
"Di Saposhkeleh" - The Shpil
A jazz waltz version of a klezmer tune.
"Brahms: Symphony No. 1, op. 68" - LADSO
Los Angeles Doctors Symphony performing Brahms with David Weiss, Guest Conductor.
Carmina Nirvana
A medley of "O Fortuna" and "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
"Shunyata" - Svara

Svara performing an original composition by John Graves. Recorded live at the Eagle Rock Center for the Arts, Los Angeles.

"Strong" - Deep 6 Holiday
Music video for "Strong" by Deep 6 Holiday  
"Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1" - LADSO
Los Angeles Doctors Symphony performing Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23. Rufus Choi, Pianist, June 9, 2013 at The Cocoanut Grove Theater.