Benno Richter

Benno Richter, is a professional live, tour and studio bassist from Germany. He playes between 50-70 concerts a year and tours all over the world. His bass playing can be heard on more than 70 recordings and soundtracks. His musical styles range from soul, funk, pop, rock, neo-soul, hiphop, raggae to latin-jazz.
Benno has been working live / TV or in studios with: Jadakiss (DefJam) USA, Peter Schilling (D), Rolf Stahlhofen (Söhne Mannheims), Dante Thomas (USA), Mia Aegerter (CH), Tony Christie (GB), Stefanie Heinzmann (CH), Louie Austen (AU), Patrick Nuo, Ron Williams (US), Gianna Nannini (I), Karl Frierson (DePhazz), Milk & Sugar, Dj Friction (Freundeskreis), Dj Tomilla, Sweet Soul Music (International Live-Shows), Michael Sagmeister, Johannes Faber, Nippy Noya, Dieter Falk,     Dirk Bach, Kurt Dallaway. PreJury (Popstars) TV Pro7, C. Simmons (Voice of Germany), Daniel Lopes & Nectarios Finalists of (DSDS) Germany Tour, to name just a few.

Because of his ambitions as a producer and songwriter, Benno has started to set up his own recording studio „Jam5Music“.


Electric Basses:

  • Sadowsky J/P - Bass 1993
  • Fender Jazz 1973
  • Fender Jazz 1966
  • Xotic 5String

Acoustic Basses:

  • Ortega 4String
  • Ortega 5String
  • Godin Fredless
  • Upright Bass

Amps & Box:

  • Aguilar 500sc
  • Gallien & Krueger 400
  • Markbass Mini 121P
  • Aguilar 4x10


  • Synth Korg-G5
  • Synth Akai-Deep Impact
  • Aguilar Filter Twin
  • Aguilar Compressor
  • DOD Envelope Filter
  • DBX 163x Mono
  • Ampeg SCP-OCT "Sub-Blaster"
  • Boss Octaver
  • SansAmp Bass Driver DI
  • Lehle D-Loop
  • PedalPower 8x