Tiffany "TiffsBass" Lloyd
Professional bass guitarist and instructor
As one of the industry’s top bass performers, Tiffany Lloyd is known across the globe for her instrumental mastery. Having founded TiffsBass® in 2011, the artist, entrepreneur, creator, director, performer, and songwriter has pivoted her passions into a profitable and purposeful business. Tiffany’s fans experience the promotion of love and positivity through her performances, developing a heightened sense of awareness for the messages her music communicates.
In saying that, “I always felt like I didn’t choose bass guitar, but rather bass chose me,” Tiffany shares a powerful example to the many who look up to her: that sometimes life presents opportunities that don’t align with our plans but choosing to embrace them can create beauty. Today, the bass-playing boss has grown her business from a passion project to a successful entertainment business.
TiffsBass obtained her MBA from American Intercontinental University and is a member of the Grammy Award Recording Academy, Washington, D.C. Chapter, which is the premier outlet for honoring achievements in the recording arts and supporting the music community. She is also a bass clinician, bass instructor, and is a mentor for the Grammy U program, which is the Recording Academy’s college program that fosters the professional growth of the next generation of music industry leaders.
On stage, TiffsBass has been privileged to work with National and International Recording Artists Yolanda Adams, Ledisi, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Dennis Chambers, Sofia Carson, Jae Deal, Lynn Whitfield, Mo'Horns, Maysa Leak, Avery Sunshine, Sasha Allen, Paula Champion, Mrs. Kristen Scott of Basketball Wives of L.A., Kenny Lattimore, KeKe Wyatt, Lisa Raye, Todd Dulaney, Chris Woods, and more. She currently has two music singles published called "Viscosity” and “Paradise.”
Among Tiffany's many accomplishments, she is the first black female bass guitarist to endorse the custom, hand-crafted Elrick Bass Guitars. She is also the first USA-based endorsee of GRBass amps! Tiffany’s artist endorsements also include Bartolini Pickups & Electronics, LK Straps, Collabrio Studio and her favorite string brand, Elixir Strings.
Among TiffsBass’ multiple magazine, radio & podcast interviews, and music videos, she was featured in Bass Musician’s Magazine in the February 2021 issue, as well as Global Woman Magazine in the July 2021 issue.
Tiffany was the bassist for the Off-Broadway play, “For Colored Girls” by Ntozake in Manhattan, New York. Just this spring, TiffsBass was afforded the amazing opportunity to be the bassist for the Grammy Recording Academy’s Grammy on the Hill event in April of 2022.