About Klem






Versatile, innovative and respected, Klem is a beloved bass player who has seen the world performing alongside dozens of celebrated artists from across the musical spectrum.  He divides his time between the stage and the studio, and has appeared in front of the camera on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Soundstage, and the network television series CUPID.












Klem has had the pleasure of making music with these artists:

  • Alan Parsons
  • Alejandro Escovedo
  • Alex Ligertwood (Santana; Jeff Beck)
  • Alex V
  • Andrew Ripp
  • Angela Bofill
  • Angus Clark (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
  • Anna Fermin
  • Anthony Gomes
  • Bill Champlin
  • Blake Aaron
  • Bo Bice (American Idol)
  • Bob Egan (Wilco; Blue Rodeo)
  • Bobby Keys (Rolling Stones)
  • Bobby Kimball (ToTo)
  • Brede Baldwin 
  • Brontë Fall
  • Buddy Guy
  • Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick)
  • Casey Abrams (American Idol)
  • Cathy Richardson
  • Chris Gelbuda
  • Chris Young
  • Chuck Leavell (Rolling Stones; Allman Brothers)
  • Chuck Tilley (Alabama)
  • Cliff Johnson (Off Broadway)
  • Dan Navarro (Lowen and Navarro) 
  • Danny Seraphine
  • Dave Bickler (Survivor)
  • Dave Jenkins (Pablo Cruise)
  • Dave Robbins (Blackhawk)
  • David Pack (Ambrosia)
  • Dean Bernardini (Chevelle) 
  • Dennis DeYoung 
  • Dick Holliday and the Bamboo Gang
  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band
  • Don Barnes (38 Special)
  • Donnie Van Zant (38 Special)
  • Fergie Frederiksen (ToTo)
  • Heartsfield
  • Henry Kapono
  • Henry Lee Summer
  • Henry Paul (The Outlaws)
  • Howard Levy (Bela Fleck)
  • Ides Of March
  • Jack Blades (Damn Yankees)
  • Jacob Tolliver
  • Jay O'Rourke 
  • Jennifer Batten
  • Jennifer Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band)
  • Jenny Bienemann
  • Jessy J
  • Jim Peterik (Ides Of March)
  • Jimi Jamison
  • Jodi Katz (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
  • Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple; Rainbow)
  • Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake)
  • Joey Molland (Badfinger)
  • John Bohlinger (Lee Brice)
  • John Langford (Mekons)
  • Johnny Monaco (Enuff Z'Nuff; L.A. Guns)
  • Johnny Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Katharine McPhee
  • Keith Burns (Trick Pony)
  • Kelly Keagy (Night Ranger)
  • Kevin Chalfant
  • Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon)
  • Kip Winger
  • Lee Turner (Darius Rucker) 
  • Lenny Pey
  • Lesley Gore
  • Leslie Hunt (American Idol)
  • Lisa Loeb
  • Lisa McClowry
  • Luke Doucet (Sarah McLachlan) 
  • Marc Bonilla
  • Marc Scherer 
  • Mark Farner
  • Martha Davis (The Motels)
  • Mavis Staples
  • Megan Mullins (Shakira; Jonas Bros)
  • Michael McDermott
  • Mickey Thomas (Starship)
  • Mike Arturi (The Lovin' Spoonful)
  • Mike Jordan
  • Mike Reno (Loverboy)
  • Mindi Abair
  • Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band)
  • Nicholas Tremulis
  • Nick Colionne
  • Nobuo Uematsu
  • Otis Clay
  • Pat McLaughlin
  • Pelvic Delta
  • Pride Of Lions 
  • Ralph Covert
  • Ray Parker Jr.
  • Renee Blair
  • Rick Nielsen
  • Rik Emmett (Triumph)
  • Robbie Fulks
  • Sam Llanas (BoDeans)
  • Scott Bennett (Brian Wilson)
  • Spencer Davis
  • Stephen King (Author)
  • Steve Oliver
  • Survivor
  • Terrance Simien
  • Thom Griffin (Trillion)
  • Tom Keifer (Cinderella)
  • Tommy Tedesco 
  • Tony Richards
  • Tributosaurus 
  • Two Fires
  • Van Coppock
  • Van Ghost
  • Warwick Embury
  • West Side Winders 
  • Willie Nile
  • The Zimmermen