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  • Reader Spotlight: Luke “JaFFer” Ferguson

    Reader Spotlight: Luke “JaFFer” Ferguson

    Meet Luke “JaFFer” Ferguson, a bassist from Australia who followed in his father’s footsteps as a bassist, but it was a different sort of beginning for him than you might imagine. We love JaFFer’s story – he’s living the dream. JaFFer is No Treble’s reader in the spotlight for the week of August 25, 2014.... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Scott Varney

    Reader Spotlight: Scott Varney

    Meet Scott Varney, a solo bassist who has a great “how I got started” story, and one who is doing his thing across various venues around his home in Williamsburg. Scott is the No Treble reader in the spotlight for the week of August 18, 2014. Bio: I am a solo bassist singer songwriter who... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jason Rungapadiachy

    Reader Spotlight: Jason Rungapadiachy

    Meet Jason Rungapadiachy, musician who has been playing bass for more than two decades, starting with one of the best “why I started” stories we’ve heard. As you read Jason’s story, you’ll see he’s an accomplished player with a great attitude. And I bet you’ll laugh pretty hard too. He’s a pretty hilarious guy. Jason... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Greg Gohde

    Reader Spotlight: Greg Gohde

    Meet Greg Gohde – a man we’d love to refer to as a bassist, but it looks like it the instrument has strings, Greg plays it. Something else we noticed about Greg – he has a lot of photos of him rocking a No Treble t-shirt. That doesn’t sway us one way or another, but... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Sá Reston

    Reader Spotlight: Sá Reston

    Sá Reston is a bassist who has followed an interesting musical path – one we enjoyed reading about quite a bit. His talent is obviously quite natural, and he’s incredibly humble too. Read on, and you’ll see why we picked Sá as this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Bio: I was born in... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jamie Mills

    Reader Spotlight: Jamie Mills

    Bassist Jamie Mills hooked us with his very first sentence in his Reader Spotlight profile. Jamie has seen a lot of styles in the 14 years he’s played bass, and he’s as humble as he is talented from everything we can see. Jamie is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Bio: I’m a... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Brian Dawley

    Reader Spotlight: Brian Dawley

    Meet Brian Dawley, a bassist from Boston who seems pretty well grounded in life (his list of “important things” is not only short, it is one-third “bass”). And I believe that for the very first time in our Reader Spotlight history, the answer to our “superpower” question also included the “Kryptonite,” which is a pretty... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Charles William Power Jones

    Reader Spotlight: Charles William Power Jones

    Okay, so this week’s spotlight is on a bassist who seems quite cool, starting with his name: Charles William Power Jones. “Cool” is also the word Charles used to describe both the bass and the bassist he saw playing it when he was in the 8th grade. A short time later, he began his musical... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Merl Middletown

    Reader Spotlight: Merl Middletown

    Meet Merl Middletown, a bassist whose motto is “from pocket to rocket.” Merl can be found rocking the bass in Florida and elsewhere, clearly loves the music, and doesn’t care about the crazy gear list either (and we mean that in a good way). Merl is No Treble’s reader in the spotlight for the week... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Steve Earnhart

    Reader Spotlight: Steve Earnhart

    Meet Steve Earnhart, a bassist otherwise known as “Bald Steve”. Steve started out on bass on a whim, but when he heard Jaco Pastorius and Marcus Miller, he had that aha moment and knew what he wanted to do in life. And he’s been doing it ever since. Steve is No Treble’s reader in the... »