Carmine Rojas, Bassist, Composer, born February 14, 1953, Brooklyn, NY.
With the efforts and support of his family, friends and professional relationships, Carmine has traveled the World earning the reputation as one of the most renowned and respected bass players in the industry.
Carmine toured the World with David Bowie from 1983-1987, recording bass on several Multi-Platinum hits such as Let’s Dance, China Girl, Modern Love and Blue Jean.
Carmine recorded and toured with Rod Stewart as a Musical Director/Bassist from 1988 through 2003. One of the multiple albums recorded during that time includes the MTV Multi-Platinum live CD and DVD, ’Unplugged and Seated’. Carmine also co-wrote songs on Vagabond Heart and Spanner in the works
Carmine has also recorded, toured and played alongside Tina Turner, Keith Richards, Stevie Wonder, Ron Wood, Stevie Ray Vaughan, BB King, Mick Jagger, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa, Peter Frampton, Al Green, Carly Simon, John Waite, Steve Winwood, Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock, Lee Ritenour, Julian Lennon (Musical Director/Bassist), Carole King, Bobby Womack, Sam Moore, Billy Squire, Olivia Newton John, Michael Hutchence, Bernard Fowler, Blondie Chaplin, Stevie Salas, Billy Gibbons, Leslie West, Joe Lynn Turner, Carlos Santana, Todd Rundgren, LaBelle, Nona Hendryx, Michael Bolton, Ivan Neville, Allen Toussaint, Phil Ramone, Kevin Shirley, Trevor Horn, Charlie Sexton, Jewel, Dave Mason, Mike Patton, Glenn Hughes, Nektar, Tetsuya Komuro, Hitomi, Ziroq, Modern Primitives, Simranking, Beth Hart, Sass Jordan and many others.
Carmine is currently recording and touring with blues rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa. Started in 2005 with the recording of ‘You and Me’, and has continued to date, culminating in 5 studio CDs , in addition to ‘Live From Nowhere in Particular’ and the DVD ‘Live from Royal Albert Hall’.