Conrad Korsch is a New York City-based acoustic and electric bassist / multi-instrumentalist / vocalist / musical director / bandleader / composer / producer, and educator. After attending the prestigious Settlement Music School throughout his grade school and high school years in Philadelphia, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Bass Performance from Temple University, where he attended on scholarship and graduated Magna Cum Laude and with other honors. Widely known for his tenure with Rod Stewart from 2002 – 2018 as bassist and eventually Musical Director / Bandleader, and as a member of The Faces since their R&R Hall Of Fame Induction in 2012.
Conrad has accumulated a long and varied list of other notable recording, performance, production and TV / Film / Theater credits including Elvis Costello, Carly Simon, Andrea Bocelli, Bette Midler, Cyndi Lauper, Contemporary Color (David Byrne, St Vincent, Nelly Furtado, tUnEyArDs and others), Manhattan Transfer, Christopher Cross, Joan Osborne, Jackson Browne, Macy Gray, Madeleine Peyroux, Rosanne Cash, Carole King, Ani DiFranco, Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, Marc Cohn, Gavin DeGraw, Paula Cole, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Natalie Cole, Liza Minelli, Phillip Phillips, Adam Levine, Clay Aiken, Paulina Rubio, Sammy Hagar, Neko Case, Henry Butler, Richard Marx, The Fifth Dimension, David Broza, Delta Goodrem, Southside Johnny, Teddy Thompson, Deborah Gibson, Blood Sweat and Tears, Dave Koz, Kaki King, Constantine Maroulis, Diane Birch, Kristina Train, Martin Short, Bernadette Peters, Kristin Chenoweth, Frank Wilhorn, the Golden Boys (Frankie Avalon, Fabian, Bobby Rydell), Gloria Gaynor, Martha Reeves, Jo Dee Messina, Lainie Kazan, Lesley Gore, Linda Eder, The Midtown Men (original Jersey Boys cast), David Krakauer’s “Klezmer Madness”, G.E. Smith, Martin Nievera, and many others. His Musical Director / Bandleader credits include Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper and Guests, Debbie Gibson, and others including his own bands.