Ivan Bodley


Humble Pie, 48 Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, 10 Broadway Shows

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Since graduating Magna Cum Laude from the Berklee College of Music, Ivan "Funkboy" Bodley has become the bass player to the stars. Ivan has performed with 48 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees and has been the musical director for Sam Moore, Martha & the Vandellas and The Shirelles. He has performed with Sting, Elvis Costello, The Temptations, Solomon Burke, Ben E. King, Percy Sledge, Eddie Floyd, Rufus & Carla Thomas, Bo Diddley, Buster Poindexter, Paul Rodgers, Wynonna Judd and David Foster. Ivan has also appeared at Carnegie Hall (as a featured soloist), the Kennedy Center, the Obama Inaugural Ball, as well as on Conan, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Today, Emeril, Imus in the Morning, Charlie Rose and Live with Regis & Kelly. He's also played in the pit bands for 10 Broadway shows, including Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Rock of Ages, Hedwig & the Angry Inch, SpongeBob and Kinky Boots. Ivan is currently touring with Humble Pie.