Eliot Wadopian marked 2012 as his fortieth year as a performer on the bass. During his career Wadopian has enjoyed close collaboration with many artists in the US and abroad, with over 100 album recordings to his credit in several musical styles. He has performed with Paul Winter and the Paul Winter Consort, and with Free Planet Radio; choral composer and pianist Paul Halley; saxophonist Donald Harrison; trumpet virtuoso Jon Faddis; jazz pianist/composer Hal Galper; percussionist Glen Velez; jazz pianist and pedagogue Mark Lavine; pianist/humorist Steve Allen; jazz guitarist Gene Bertoncini; the Russian vocal group, the Dmitri Pokrovsky Ensemble; Brazilian guitarist and producer Oscar Castro-Neves; Brazilian songwriter/pianist Ivan Lins; vocalists Judy Collins, Clay Aiken, and Theresa Thomason; virtuoso flutist Rhonda Larson and her group Ventus; the Cab Calloway Big Band; Brazilian songwriter and guitarist Renato Braz; Zimbabwean Shona mbira master Chris Berry; and uilleann piper Davy Spillane.