Aidan Plank: Bass
Cleveland State University
Aidan Plank is a bassist living in Northern Ohio. He currently serves as bassist for the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Jazzworks, Nous, and plays in a duo with the guitarist Daniel Lippel. Aidan's own ensemble, Pulse, explores original compositions by its members as well as a diverse range of music composed by well-known and obscure jazz composers.
As an educator Aidan serves as the jazz bass instructor at Kent State University and at Cuyahoga County Community College's "Jazz Prep Program". Aidan has also served as a clinician and adjudicator at the Maplerock Jazz Festival (2016) at Ashland University and at the Lakeland Jazz Festival (2018) at Lakeland Community College.
Performance highlights include performances with: Dan Wall, Joe Lovano, David Berkman, Tim Armacost, Tierney Sutton, Vanessa Rubin, Gerald Clayton, John Fedchock, Bill Dobbins, Bruce Johnstone, Joe Maneri, Steve Davis, Robin Eubanks, Jamey Haddad, Frankie Avalon, Mike Lee, and others.