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byPublished on 07-12-2011 05:00 PM Number of Views: 5729
Born in California to an American father and a French mother, Martina Weymouth was frequently relocated to different parts of the world during her childhood as a result of her father's duties in the Navy.
byPublished on 06-30-2011 08:00 AM Number of Views: 1222
Domenico Carlo Maria Dragonetti (April 7, 1763 – April 16, 1846) was an Italian double bass virtuoso and composer. He stayed for thirty years in his hometown of Venice, Italy and worked at the Opera Buffa, at the Chapel of San Marco and at the Grand Opera in Vicenza.
byPublished on 05-19-2011 03:00 PM Number of Views: 780
Quintin Berry, a bassist, singer and songwriter with a rich eclectic sound and unique style, has been performing since the age of twelve. His natural talent and tenacity for perfection has brought high energy and strong rhythms to many bands, such as Mike Latham Band, Plastic Eddie, Q Bass, and currently The Ugli Stick.
byPublished on 04-22-2011 04:30 AM Number of Views: 436
I had the pleasure of meeting TM at the London Bass Show in March. He's one of those individuals that fills a room with the sheer exuberance of his presence. An enthusiastic supporter of music education, TM commands his audience from the first word, and the power of his joie d'vivre bowls 'em over!
byPublished on 04-14-2011 07:15 AM Number of Views: 1158
Though we don't usually think of him as a bassman, Kenny Rogers played bass for the band The First Edition. And not only did he play bass, he played the Telecaster bass.
Here are a couple of videos of Kenny Rogers and The First Edition, with Kenny on the telebass.
byPublished on 04-05-2011 02:30 AM Number of Views: 2811
TR has a lot more visitors and members since we first published our interview with the inimitable Victor Wooten. So, because Victor is a bass player every bass player should know, here's a little background before we repost the interview.*
byPublished on 03-23-2011 04:30 AM Number of Views: 943
Stu Hamm is single-handedly (well, not really - he uses both hands) embarking on a voyage to new worlds of musical expression on the bass guitar. If you're not familiar with Stu, do yourself a favor - log on to his web site and order one (or two, or three) or his ...
byPublished on 03-21-2011 02:30 PM Number of Views: 1677
Alex Choub was born in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. He grew up in the city area and began playing piano at 6 yrs old.
Alex started playing bass at age of 14 and main influences was Jaco, Stanley Clarke, Mark King, Tony Levin and other bass heroes. He then attended the School of Music in Krasnoyarsk, and played in the Krasnoyarsk ...