SF Chronicle - Bassist Aneesa Strings off to a fast start

“In a sea of male jazz and Latin music performers, Aneesa stood onstage flanked by two of her female peers and proceeded to bring down the house with her powerful and moving performance,” recalled Rebeca Mauleón, SFJazz director of education. Living in the Bay Area as an independent musician requires as much hustle as one would expect. Strings teaches, plays both double bass and bass guitar in various settings and has been recording her forthcoming album incrementally.