Ida Kristine Nielsen

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Ida Kristine Nielsen
Birth name Ida Kristine Nielsen
Also known as Bassida, Ida Funkhouser
Born Denmark
Genres Funk
Occupations Musician, multi-instrumentalist
Instruments Vocals, bass guitar

Ida Kristine Nielsen, also known as Bassida and Ida Funkhouser, is a Danish bassplayer, composer and vocalist.

Nielsen started playing bass at age 16. From 1993-1998 she studied at The Royal Danish Academy of Music and finished her diploma with e-bass as her major instrument.

She is known for being a member of several bands, such as Zap Mama, MLTR, 3rd Eye Girl and The New Power Generation (backing bands for Prince).

In 2007 she released her only solo album called Marmelade.

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