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byPublished on 01-30-2014 03:00 AM Number of Views: 1419
James Lee Jamerson (January 29, 1936 – August 2, 1983) was an American bass player. He was the uncredited bassist on most of Motown Records' hits in the 1960s and early 1970s (Motown did not list session musician credits on their releases until 1971), and he has become regarded as one of the most influential bass players in modern music history. He was inducted into ...
byPublished on 01-08-2014 01:00 PM Number of Views: 904
Here's a repeat of a very popular article that will be of special interest to those of you who like DIY!
Many thanks to Bassmann1968 for posting links to these videos in our forum. These videos...
Published on 11-20-2013 01:45 PM Number of Views: 5118
Time for the monthly update on the TMBG WORLD CONQUEST map, where you can follow our progress as Roy, Ralph, and Ashley take over the world.(They certainly couldn't do worse than others who've tried!) Check out the latest update. Find your pin, and make a (nice) comment. If you don't see your pin, keep clicking on your city's marker, this will cycle through all TMBG owners from your city whose names have been entered. If you can't find your pin, make one!
byPublished on 05-23-2013 07:30 PM Number of Views: 328
Our good friend Bryan Beller forwarded the following for your consideration. I haven't heard it yet (maybe Elmeaux can review it for us) but I have no doubt, based upon previous experience, that this is a disc/mp3 worth having!
byPublished on 03-29-2013 10:45 PM Number of Views: 787
byPublished on 03-27-2013 02:30 AM Number of Views: 2170
A year or so 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 last year, we'd re-run the interview of this exceptional talent, so you could get to know her better. Read on!
Okay, here's a riddle for you. Who's an exceptional bassist, an incredible singer, a fabulous and original songwriter, has an infectious laugh, has played at the White House as well as with Stevie Wonder and a cartload of other headliners and, incidentally, is almost single-handedly changing the face of contemporary jazz, (and several other genres)? Her name is Esperanza Spalding. She's twenty-four, poised, gracious, and a delight, as you're about to see. (Esperanza, incidentally, is Spanish for hope, and we hope you'll get to know her!)
Ed: Your bio says that it was seeing Yoyo Ma ...