Invention in 4ths -

Jeffrey Levine is an accomplished composer, bassist, and educator whose work has taken him around the world. On this website you will find an autobiographical time-line with career highlights, a list of works, musical examples, a discography of recorded compositions and recordings as a bassist. In addition, the reader is invited to peruse the reminiscences of events and adventures, and people and places that have defined his career and his musical life.



Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.

– Leonard Bernstein


Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.

– Maya Angelou

If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.

– Albert Einstein