Stu Brooks is a highly sought-after Canadian born/Brooklyn-based bass player, producer, songwriter and founding member of the genre-bending, experimental band Dub Trio. He has worked with artists such as Lady Gaga, Pretty Lights, Mike Patton, Ms. Lauryn Hill, 50 Cent, Meshell Ndegeocello, Mobb Deep, Mary J Blige, Collie Buddz, Slick Rick, Mark Guiliana, Tupac Shakur (posthumously), Matisyahu and many more.
His bass performances can be heard on many Billboard charting, Grammy nominated and Platinum certified recordings, including; Pretty Lights’ 2013 Grammy nominated “A Color Map Of The Sun”, #7 Billboard hit “So Seductive featuring 50 Cent” and Tony Yayo’s Platinum Certified “Thoughts of a Predicate Felon”.
Brooks currently serves as the bassist and musical director for Grammy nominated artist, Matisyahu. His work with Matisyahu dates back to 2007 and spans five albums and several international tours. In 2014, Stu co-wrote and produced Matisyahu's release "Akeda".
As a band member of Matisyahu, Dub Trio and Peeping Tom, Stu has toured 5 continents and over 30 countries. During the summer of 2015, Brooks toured as the bassist for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted artist, Dr. John.
Brooks is currently producing and co-writing several albums including upcoming releases from Matisyahu and Dub Trio including a collaboration with Meshell Ndegeocello and three time grammy nominated metal band Mastodon.