Reginald Veal (Double Bass)
Born: 5th November 1963, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Reginald Veal was born on November 5, 1963 and he is an American Double Bassist and multi-instrumentalist from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Veal grew up in New Orleans where he began piano lessons at a very early age. After receiving a bass guitar as a gift from his father at the age of eight, Veal went on to later join his father's gospel group as the bassist. Veal studied with the legendary New Orleans bassist Walter Payton, father of trumpeter Nicholas Payton. He attended Southern University, studying bass trombone with the incomparable clarinetist Alvin Batiste.