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  • Thunder Row Articles

    by Published on 12-12-2011 01:30 AM  Number of Views: 268 

    From Rolllingstone.com

    Dan "Bee" Spears, who played bass on the road with Willie Nelson for more than 40 years and appeared on many of his classic albums, died unexpectedly late Thursday. Austin, Texas television station KXAN reports Spears slipped and fell after stepping out of his motor home in Nashville Thursday night, according to his friend Dee Pearce. He was found dead, due to exposure. He was 62.
    by Published on 12-12-2011 01:30 AM  Number of Views: 378 

    From Lane on Bass' website, an important lesson on Scales from Joe Sanchez.

    Check It Out Here! ...
    by Published on 12-09-2011 09:00 PM  Number of Views: 286 
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    From the Steinberger Website:

    Steinberger Synapse XS-15FPA 5-String Bass

    Steinberger has long been famous for designing the most comfortable and balanced basses the world has ever seen and the Synapse bass is no different. ...
    by Published on 12-07-2011 11:00 AM  Number of Views: 293 
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    Fender rolls out the BLACKTOP series of guitars and basses.

    Let's look at the Blacktop P Bass in the new "White Chrome Pearl" colour. ...
    by Published on 12-07-2011 11:00 AM  Number of Views: 249 

    The Bootsy Collins Foundation Mission Statement:

    "Say It Loud. An Instrument For Every Child

    "The Bootsy Collins Foundation serves to promote learning by offering opportunities for all to experience life through music programs and career opportunities. ...
    by Published on 12-06-2011 11:15 AM  Number of Views: 566 

    Welcome, new students, to TMBG!! Here is a reprint of an article by our own Lane on Bass. Strong skills will come from developing good habits. Read on...

    They say that practice makes perfect. However many students don't focus themselves properly during practice time, and so don't even come close to perfect. The result of this imperfect practice is that, instead of learning to play an exercise correctly, they teach themselves how to play it wrong, and will often find it very hard to correct the mistakes. ...
    by Published on 12-02-2011 12:30 PM  Number of Views: 214 

    ...well, within reason. What we'd like to know is, what would YOU like to know? Is there a video, chart, music track, explanation, technique etc. you would like to see, hear, or read? Let us know, and we'll see what we can do. That's what we're here for!
    by Published on 12-01-2011 08:00 PM  Number of Views: 210 

    Roy's touching post to wish Jaco Pastorius a happy birthday made me think of something folks like to do in honour of loved ones who are not with us anymore.

    When we hold a family dinner, we often set out a plate for the departed, to remind us that they still hold a place in our hearts.
    by Published on 12-01-2011 05:30 PM  Number of Views: 358 
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    It will comes as no surprise to those of you who've been visiting the Row for any length of time that we have Ralph and Ashley scouring the Internet for news and items they think ...
    by Published on 11-30-2011 04:00 PM  Number of Views: 399 

    Ingrid Pastorius, who was married to virtuoso electric bassist Jaco Pastorius between 1979 and 1985, died on Monday after reportedly ...

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