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Genre: Rock

Secondary Genre: Rock and Blues

Location: Ashford, Connecticut USA


Desiree A. Bassett

A 18 year old girl guitarist, prodigy
from Connecticut, who writes and sings her own material. Influenced by
Joe Satriani, great stage presence and a pro rhythm section. Desiree
plays with precision and feeling, comes across to all ages breaking all
barriers, widely accepted by fans around the world.


Desiree has been playing since age three
and has quickly risen to be recognized by some of the best guitarists in
the world as the future of rock ‘n roll . She has shared the stage with:

  • Sammy Hagar
  • Ted Nugent
  • Uli Jon Roth
  • Devon Allman
  • Jennifer Batten
  • James Montgomery
  • Brad Whittford
  • Tommy Emmanuel
  • The Marshall Tucker Band
  • Johnny Hiland
  • Living Colour
  • Andy Aledort
  • The Allman Brothers Band members
  • Kal David

She has won the respect of her peers and
beyond. Desi has played at the California NAMM show in 2006 & 2007 with
Living Colour. Desi has won several competitions. Also named Talent
America’s “Best Musician” 2005. She writes, sings, and also plays bass,
drums and keyboard. She has mastered the fret board. Currently unsigned.

Musical influence comes from the heart.
Also Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Joe Satriani, Truimph, Jeff Beck, The
Allman Brothers, Jefferson Starship, Santana and Dickey Betts.

Desiree was inspired and learned to play
guitar from her father Dan since age two. Dan is also her manager.

Desiree has studied music at the
University of Connecticut Music School. She has also been a student at
Riccarrdo’s Music for three years. She is constantly seeking to better
herself through different influences, teachers and styles. She does all
of this while still in high school. Her technical abilities are parallel
to her music, she draws meticulously and creates videos that are

Desiree is a very focused and mature
young person for 17 years old. With a true desire to entertain and be a
good person.  Her family stands beside her and supports her dream

Sponsored in part by: Peavey, D’Addario
Strings, Schecter Guitar Research, Taylor Guitars,,


Desiree Bassett  – Lead Guitar and
Vocals, Song Writer.

Desiree has professional rhythm
sections backing her.

Desiree & The Time  Machine.


  • Power and Force – Released September 2008
  • Power and Force II – Released May 2009
  • A Bit Above – Released November 2010

Currently unsigned.

Desiree had recorded at Couch Creative
Services, Carriage House Studios, Silvermine Studios, Tree House
Studios, Long View Farm Studios, Andre Betts Studios, Pat Keegan Studios
and Audio Media Solutions

Fans in Canada
YouTube – Desiree Bassett
www.dbassett.comDesiree Bassett on Myspace