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  • Reader Spotlight: Con Maikantis

    Reader Spotlight: Con Maikantis

    Meet Con Maikantis, a bassist who started out on keys at a young age, making the switch thanks to an opportunity to join his father in a band. Con is No Treble’s reader in the spotlight for the week of July 27, 2015. Here’s his story. Bio: I started playing keyboards at the age of... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jeffrey Bryan Rijnsburger

    Reader Spotlight: Jeffrey Bryan Rijnsburger

    Meet bassist Jeffrey Bryan Rijnsburger, a man who hails from the place with the “famous Dutch windmills”. But more important than that, Jeffrey is pursuing the dream of playing music. Here’s his story. Bio: I’m originally from Zaandam, the place with the famous Dutch windmills. Outside providing backing vocals wherever needed, I’m a 100% dedicated... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Seth Tackaberry

    Reader Spotlight: Seth Tackaberry

    We love getting reader spotlight submissions from the younger generation of bassists. Seth Tackaberry is a young man who not only started at an early age, he also has a great outlook for music and learning. Enjoy his story… Bio: I am currently 16 years old and I like spend my time grooving / transcribing... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Andrew Reyes

    Reader Spotlight: Andrew Reyes

    Meet Andrew Reyes, a bassist with as diverse background as any we’ve seen here in the reader spotlight series. Starting out as a low brass player, he later found the bass and said it “outperformed the other instruments” and that was that. Andrew is the No Treble reader in the spotlight for the week of... »

  • Reader Spotlight: “Monster” Mike Cobb

    Reader Spotlight: “Monster” Mike Cobb

    So here’s the thing about “Monster” Mike Cobb: he says that at the age of 7, he pledged his allegiance to the FUNK the whole FUNK and nothing but the FUNK. It worked… Mike just so happens to be Bootsy Collins’ back up bassist. This is a great read. Enjoy this week’s No Treble reader... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Mia Webster

    Reader Spotlight: Mia Webster

    Meet Mia Webster, a bassist who has as much personality coming through as any I’ve seen in the Reader Spotlight series. Mia also has the right attitude when it comes to bass and music. Here’s her story. Bio: I’m Mia, I’m 25 and I live in Norwich, UK. I’ve been playing bass for a few... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Tony Gregory

    Reader Spotlight: Tony Gregory

    Tony Gregory was five years old when his dad put a bass in his hands. That was all it took. Today, Tony plays in two bands in and around Connecticut. He’s this week’s reader in the spotlight, and here’s his story. Bio: I was born in Brooklyn NY in the 70’s, and my pop played... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Deoindra Harrell

    Reader Spotlight: Deoindra Harrell

    Meet Deoindra Harrell, a young bassist who caught our attention with her love for bass. It is a love that runs so deep she said, “I honestly feel like I could care less what bass I’m playing, just as long as I have a bass guitar in my hands.” To us, that’s what it is... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Steve Carriere

    Reader Spotlight: Steve Carriere

    Meet Steve Carriere, a man who started early in life in music, and made it his career – now spanning 25 years (teaching) and 37 years (playing bass). Steve is No Treble’s reader in the spotlight for the week of June 1st, 2015. Here’s his story. Bio: I started playing bass in jazz band and... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Michal Šelep

    Reader Spotlight: Michal Šelep

    Meet Michal Šelep, a bassist from Slovakia who has a great knack for story telling, as you’ll see below. Michal also seems to have a great outlook on life and music. He’s the No Treble reader in the spotlight for the week of May 25, 2015. Bio: It’s been 22 years since I’ve been making... »