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    by Published on 01-30-2014 02:00 AM  Number of Views: 1169 
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    James Jamerson

    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 ...
    by Published on 01-08-2014 12:00 PM  Number of Views: 709 

    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
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    Published on 11-20-2013 12:45 PM  Number of Views: 4789 

    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!

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    by Published on 05-23-2013 06:30 PM  Number of Views: 269 
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    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!

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    by Published on 03-29-2013 09:45 PM  Number of Views: 746 
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    Right now, if you order this book, you'll get a free digital copy of STORIES FROM HOME. We reviewed it here on TR - one of the best albums ever. Visit Bernhard Lackner online for more details on how to get your free copy!



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    by Published on 03-27-2013 01:30 AM  Number of Views: 1950 
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    Esperanza Spalding

    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!
    Ed.

    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!)

    Read on!

    Ed: Your bio says that it was seeing Yoyo Ma ...
    by Published on 03-25-2013 03:30 PM  Number of Views: 1618 

    Jason, a very talented technician, formerly from the Musician's Den in Evansville Indiana, takes you step-by-step through the process of converting your standard fretted bass ...
    by Published on 03-12-2013 06:00 PM  Number of Views: 233 

    Here's a helpful video for beginners from the folks at Summerhays about stringing your bass. Good stuff to know!
    Ed.



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