Musician. Vocalist. Steel Pannist.
Award-Winning Recording Artist.
Actress. Theatre & Music Educator.
Becky Bass is a renowned vocalist, steel drummer & actor. A two-time New England Urban Music Award winner, Becky’s beautiful, angelic voice & mesmerizing steel drum playing can be heard with several bands, such as Lion Eye Music, Natural Element, Mystic Jammers or as a solo artist. She also lends her musical talents to RPM Voices of Rhode Island, a cross-cultural, multi-generational gospel choir led by Dr. Clarice Thompson. After graduating from Brown University, Becky, appearing early on as a guest steel pan artist on numerous recordings, debuted her first solo album, My Love Is Real, as lead vocalist. She is in the process of working on her second album comprising of all originals.
Becky Bass as Sissieretta Jones
“The Sun is Shining: Sissieretta Jones” A One-Woman Play by Rhode Island playwright Tom Maguire, explores the life and music of this gifted Black opera diva from Providence. During a 28 year international career, Jones broke racial barriers, sang for four US presidents, starred in a touring show, and was the highest paid African American performer. Local actress Becky Bass stars in this one-woman show directed by Robb Dimmick.
"RENT" @ THE BACK BAY EVENTS CENTER, FEBRUARY 2016
"AFIBA & HER DAUGHTERS" @ RITES & REASON THEATRE, MAY 2016
Becky Bass made her fourth appearance with Fiddlehead Theatre Company in the production of RENT. It premiered at the John Hancock Back Bay Events Center in downtown Boston. She performed as Mrs. Jefferson, The Blanket Lady and as part of the ensemble singing iconic songs, such as "Seasons of Love" & "La Vie Boheme". February 5-21, 2016.
Her next show was held at Rites and Reason Theatre in Providence, RI, where she played a few characters, including the lead singer of the house Reggae band. Afiba and her Daughters was set in Jamaica during the 1800s to present day.