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byPublished on 05-08-2013 11:00 PM Number of Views: 311
A while ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Esperanza Spalding for Thunder Row. Since that time, a lot of folks have joined the Row so we thought, since Ms. Spalding won Best New Artist at the Grammy's, we'd re-run the interview of this exceptional talent, so you could get to know her better. Read on!
byPublished on 05-08-2013 08:45 PM Number of Views: 278
Roy told me to pass this along to y'all so, being someone who always does what he's told - unless I'd rather not, or I'm having a pedicure - here it is. (By the way, not only does Roy endorse this project, I do! What more credibility could you possibly want?)
Roy wrote: "This is a Kickstarter project from the Creative Director and Producer of my acclaimed Teach Me Bass Guitar Series, David A. Crossman. David is a true Renaissance Man who writes, directs, markets, writes songs and is in general one of the most creative people I know!"
byPublished on 05-06-2013 09:00 AM Number of Views: 328
Been wanting to post this for awhile! This guy moves me. He also renews my loving to play bass!! Our band is starting to practice back up again this coming Thursday and rock-in down the Highway is one of the songs we ...
byPublished on 04-25-2013 04:00 PM Number of Views: 263
From the Gus Guitars website:
The philosophy behind Gus Guitars is a simple one- we want to make instruments that look...feel...and sound...special. This may read like a neat marketing catch phrase but is genuinely the approach we've taken in designing and developing our guitars.
Musical instruments are complex objects that feed the visual, tactile and aural senses, but by splitting it down into these three areas we've made sure our instruments are as complete and satisfying as they can be...but as with most things in life it's your eyes that get to feast first!
byPublished on 04-25-2013 03:30 PM Number of Views: 205
BestBassGear.com gets the scoop on Jon Liebman's exclusive interview with Roger Sadowsky. Here's an excerpt:
Roger Sadowsky – Exclusive Interview with Jon Liebman
Roger Sadowsky is one of the most highly respected instrument manufacturers in the world. Sadowsky instruments have been played by guitarists Jim Hall, John Abercrombie, Pat Metheny, Lee Ritenour, Earl Klugh and dozens of others. ...
byPublished on 04-23-2013 09:35 AM Number of Views: 207
Folk singer Richie Havens dead at 72
(CNN) -- Famed folk singer Richie Havens, the opening act at the 1969 Woodstock music festival, died Monday of a sudden heart attack, his publicist said. He was 72.
Havens, who retired three years ago, toured for more than 30 years and recorded 30 albums.
Havens told Billboard that his breakthrough at Woodstock came after another artist's equipment got stuck in traffic. He was supposed to be the fifth act.
Read the rest of the article on CNN.