George Hyde Sr. is originally from Olney, MD. He has over 35 years experience playing electric and upright bass. He performs a spectrum of styles, including Jazz, Country, Western Swing, Christian and Top 40. George has entertained at countless venues in the Washington DC & Baltimore areas. He has even played at the prestigious Blues Alley. George is proud to have shared the stage with numerous notables including his friend and steel guitar hall of fame member, the late Buddy Charleton, The String Dusters and Donna Meade-Dean. You can hear George’s flawless styling on several recordings including, Buddy Charleton “Playing Silk”, Allen Houser Jazz Sextet “Stolen Moments” and “Karenfi”, and Bob Isreal Jazz Sextet “Total Eclipse”. George is proud to serve as a member of the Ocean View Baptist praise team.