Harry D’Agostino is a veteran bassist, songwriter, and music teacher based in the Hudson Valley. He has performed with and written for groups of diverse musical styles, ranging from jazz, gospel, and roots music to rock and roll. He is a founding member of Upstate Rubdown, a 7-piece acoustic group that layers 3 part vocal harmony on top of grooves spanning the American musical tradition.
Harry teaches electric and upright bass in all styles, and accompanies lessons with a holistic understanding of the elements of music and its traditions in the United States. He also teaches acoustic guitar with a concentration in American roots and blues music and an emphasis on finger style guitar playing.