Stu Brooks is a Grammy nominated, Canadian-born/Brooklyn-based bass player, producer, songwriter and founding member of the genre-bending, experimental band Dub Trio.
Brooks currently serves as bassist and musical director for GRiZ and for Grammy-nominated artist, Matisyahu. His work with Matisyahu dates back to 2007, spans five albums, several international tours, produced and co-wrote Matisyahu’s LP release “Akeda”, his latest release “Undercurrent” and a number of his singles over the years.
Stu has worked with artists such as Lady Gaga, Pretty Lights, Mike Patton, Peeping Tom, Ms. Lauryn Hill, 50 Cent, Meshell Ndegeocello, Mobb Deep, Tony Yayo, Mary J Blige, Collie Buddz, Slick Rick, Z Trip, Mark Guiliana, Tupac Shakur (posthumously), Bilal, Big Yuki, Buzz Osborne (Melvins), Mastodon and Dr. John.
His bass performances have played a role in the creation of a number of Billboard-charting and Platinum-certified recordings, including the Grammy-nominated Pretty Lights’ 2013 album “A Color Map Of The Sun”, #7 Billboard hit “So Seductive featuring 50 Cent” and Tony Yayo’s Platinum-certified “Thoughts of a Predicate Felon”. Stu toured as the bassist for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Dr. John, and Mike Patton’s band Peeping Tom, and is incessantly on the road with his band Dub Trio, or Matisyahu and more recently with the GRiZ live band.
Brooks is currently producing and co-writing several albums including upcoming releases from GRiZ, Matisyahu and Dub Trio including a collaboration with Grammy Award-winning metal band Mastodon and the legendary Melvins, which will be Dub Trio’s fifth LP, due Summer 2018.
“The Huntington bass is gorgeous, inspiring and fun to play!”