Ida Nielsen, electric bass guitar

Ida Nielsen, born in Denmark, started playing bass at the age of 16. She studied at the Royal Danish Music Academy of Music from 1993 to 1998 with electric bass as her main instrument. Nielsen released the album Marmelade in 2007 using the pseudonym Bassida, and in 2011 she released Sometimes a girl needs some sugar too using her own name. She got her life turned upside down when Prince discovered her music online in 2010. Shortly after, she was a member of his band, played, and toured with the New Power Generation and later 3rdeyegirl until the iconic artist passed away in 2016. The bass player, composer and vocalist released her album TURNITUP, in memory of Prince, in 2016 with more albums to follow: Time 2 Stop Worrying in 2019, 02022020 in 2020, and her latest album More Sauce, Please! in 2023.



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