After a few years flying under the radar, Jazz Bass Icon Jeff Andrews is back on the scene. Here is a link to his Facebook Band Page
Jeff is best known for his work with Mike Stern, Steps Ahead, Vital Information and as Jimmy Haslip's sub in the Yellowjackets from time to time. He is a disciple of Jaco who hung out with him and learned from him in NY in the early 80s. Here are some of my favorite Jeff moments.
I've concluded that Lesson 7 is a significant leap up from anything that came before in the TMBG course.
I have now (admittedly in a disrupted fashion) been working on this lesson since Christmas.
Currently I can play "The One Spot" with the band at the faster tempo and, as of this weekend, I can play "Funky in the Phonepoles" cleanly at the band's slower speed. There was a long period when I thought both of these things were simply beyond me and I
I will be doing something new this coming Saturday-a Virtual House Concert with fellow TMBG Band Member Tim McDonald. This is not unlike a house concert, we perform a short set as a duo on piano and bass (very likely songs from my two CDs and the Tim McDonald II CD we recorded with Chester Thompson on drums). It will be a really interesting experience for me, and if some of my TMBG friends and fans would like to join me and Tim, we'd be honored! It's 6-6:30 pm CDT at this link:
Well, it's funny how things work out. I remember when i saw the course it was supposed to cover the first two years. I don't know if the second half of the course will take as long at the first but I've been playing for about a year now and I'm into the second half.
Playing "The trouble with the truth" is actually quite nice. Not my type of music at all but I suppose it's best to be versatile.
The next lesson is hopefully going to reinforce something I got
Does anyone have the bass tab or sheet music for Toes by Zac Brown? I'm having a lot of trouble finding it. Thanks