Mick Cervino is available for Bass tracks for solo artists and bands.
All serious inquiries please contact Mick at
Q : Will Mick play on anything?
No, Mick has to like the music first and foremost. He will listen to an MP3 of your music before he decides to get involved.
Q : Will Mick accept pre-arranged music to play / and or will he improvise the bass parts to my music?
Mick's main goal is the satisfaction of the artist.If you have specific parts or sounds that you want played he will play them, however most of the people that hire Mick want him to "do his thing" and add his sound and style to their tracks.
Q : Can tablature be provided so that I can hire a local bass player to play the part live?
No tablature or transcriptions are offered.
Q : Can MIDI files be provided so that I can use the actual written music in a live setting?
No Midi files are provided
Q : What are the costs associated with hiring Mick as a session player?
Please inquire for rates.... The more songs Mick plays on, the better deal you will get.
Q : Will Mick require any additional fees / royalties for his work on my music or is this included in the price of the session work?
No, the fee is a flat rate "buy out" for Mick's performance. He will sign a "sign off" document if requested.
Q : Can we use a picture of Mick on our CD artwork, website or advertisements?
No. Mick's likeness may not be used in any capacity.
Regarding the CD artwork, he can be credited on the song(s) he played on.
His name must not appear on the front cover artwork, but it is ok on the sticker over the plastic.
Any mention of Mick's name on advertisements or website must read "Special Guest: Mick Cervino - Bass".
Any reference to Ritchie Blackmore or Yngwie Malmsteen must read "Ex- Blackmore‘s Night” / “Ex - Yngwie Malmsteen”.
Q : How can I send my music to Mick?
Please send a stereo MP3 bounce with a 4 count click to count off the song(s).
Also please send the BPM for each song.
Q : Who are some of the independent or other artists Mick has performed session work for that may not be listed in the discography?
Sandalinas Spain/Sweden, Vampy and the Dead Star Band (California, USA), Banana (EMI Argentina), Victor Heredia (Phillips Argentina), One Hand Clapping (London, England), Bevu Silvetti (Hipavox, Spain) and many others!