Mario Gonzalez is a freelance bass player from Acton, Ca. Mario started playing bass at age 14 and has continued to evolve and explore many different styles of music. The bass has been his main focus for expressing his musical talent. He is currently playing with a band "THEblack&THEwhite", and also a band of his own "Zephyrplex". Mario has also collaborated with flamenco progressive rock artist "El Javi" with the El Javi Trio. Mario is known for his never ending quest for tone. He is always trying to explore new sounds, taking a very textural approach to the bass. His use of effects pedals are a huge part of his musical personality.