George Hyde Sr. is originally from Olney, MD. He has over 35 years experience playing electric and upright bass performing a spectrum of styles, including Jazz, Country, Western Swing, Christian and Top 40. He has entertained at countless venues in the Washington DC & Baltimore areas including 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 Dustersand Donna Meade-Dean. You can hear George on several recordings including, Buddy Charleton “Playing Silk”, Allen Houser Jazz Sextet Stolen Moments and Karengi, and Bob Isreal Jazz Sextet Total Eclipse. George is proud to serve as a member of the Ocean View Baptist praise team.