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byPublished on 06-30-2011 09:00 AM Number of Views: 980
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 04:00 PM Number of Views: 634
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 05:30 AM Number of Views: 315
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 08:15 AM Number of Views: 970
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 03:30 AM Number of Views: 2539
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.*
Victor Lemonte Wooten (born September 11, 1964 in Mountain Home, Idaho and live in Newport News, VA from 1972 through '88) is an American electric bass guitar player sometimes referred to as "the Michael Jordan of bass".
byPublished on 03-23-2011 05:30 AM Number of Views: 834
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 03:30 PM Number of Views: 1298
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 ...
byPublished on 03-14-2011 03:00 AM Number of Views: 2418
Confession time: We had no idea who Mark King was (or Level 42, for that matter) prior to researching the London Bass Guitar Show. Shows what we know. No doubt those of you who thrive on slap bass are already familiar with him. This bio - courtesy of our friends at Wikipedia - is for the rest of us.
byPublished on 03-02-2011 03:45 AM Number of Views: 594
Kai Eckhardt, a good friend of Roy Vogt's and one of today's more influential bassists, is a Liberian / German bassist known through his work with guitarist John McLaughlin in the late 80's, Billy Cobham ...
byPublished on 03-01-2011 08:15 AM Number of Views: 1379
Dave Pomeroy is a gifted bassist (meaning he PRACTICES!) and President of the Nashville Musician's Union. We're most grateful that, given his demanding schedule, he managed to grant us an exclusive interview, which follows: First, a couple of paragraphs from his bio on Wikipedia by way of introduction: