Sean Peterson is a bassist and composer based in Eugene, Oregon. For over 20 years he has performed in numerous genres, including jazz, baroque, funk, and salsa. He performs regularly with Halie Loren, Torrey Newhart, Carl Woideck, Laura Kemp, and Oregon Bach Collegium. Previously he performed regularly with Eleven Eyes, Cascadia Chamber Opera, Taarka, The Oregon Composers’ Big Band, and Beta Collide. In 2015 he released his first album as a leader, Let It Show, which he composed, arranged, recorded and mixed. Sean received his MMus in jazz studies and his PhD in musicology from the University of Oregon. He currently teaches courses on hip hop history and jazz history for Portland Community College, and “The Beatles and Their Times” for University of Oregon.