Mohan Ritsema + Cole Abod
Bass + Piano
Mohan Ritsema started his musical journey 14 years ago on guitar and discovered his passion for jazz bass.
Mohan Ritsema started his musical journey 14 years ago on guitar and discovered his passion for jazz bass while studying at the Downbeat award winning Community High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He continued his education at the University of Michigan, studying under jazz bass master Robert Hurst. During his time there he also studied under other internationally acclaimed musicians, such as Ralphe Armstrong, Benny Green, and Andy Milne. In 2020 he received a BFA in Jazz Studies. Mohan Ritsema has been performing professionally since the age of 17. His portfolio now includes everything from jazz clubs to pit orchestras to recording studios. He has performed professionally in over half a dozen countries.Back to Events