James Genus (Bass Guitar)
Born: 20th January 1966, Hampton, Virginia
James Genus is an American jazz bassist. He plays both electric bass guitar and upright bass and currently plays in the Saturday Night Live Band. Genus has performed as a session musician and sideman throughout his career, having worked with an impressive list of artists.
Genus was born in Hampton, Virginia. He began on guitar at age six and switched to bass at 13.