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  • 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… »

  • Reader Spotlight: Spencer E. Zubrow

    Reader Spotlight: Spencer E. Zubrow

    Meet Spencer E. Zubrow, a bassist who currently attends Berklee and got his musical start by stealing a guitar from his brother before coming to his senses and picking up the bass. Spencer is No Treble's reader in the spotlight for the week of June 16, 2014. Be sure to check out his "Bernadette" play-along… »

  • Reader Spotlight: Zakk Zodiac

    Reader Spotlight: Zakk Zodiac

    Meet Zakk Zodiac, a bassist from Australia who is about as diverse as they come (and more proof you can't judge a book by its cover). Not only that, he has an incredibly entertaining story to share. Zakk is No Treble's reader in the spotlight for the week of June 9, 2014. Enjoy. Bio: A… »

  • Reader Spotlight: Wayne Whittaker

    Reader Spotlight: Wayne Whittaker

    Meet Wayne Whittaker, a bassist who has studied with some impressive teachers and keeps busy as a session musician. We found ourselves smiling at many of the things he said, and many readers will appreciate his approach to the bass. Wayne is No Treble's reader in the spotlight for the week of June 2, 2014.… »

  • Reader Spotlight: Sam Lord

    Reader Spotlight: Sam Lord

    Meet Sam Lord a musician from the UK who has had a bass in his hands pretty much since the day he was born. So it is no surprise he's been one of the youngest bassists around his local scene. Sam is No Treble's reader in the spotlight for the week of May 26th, 2014.… »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jay Dwyer

    Reader Spotlight: Jay Dwyer

    Meet Jay Dwyer, a bassist from the Chicago area who has a very cool gig: paying tribute to John Entwistle and playing his amazing bass lines in a Who tribute band. Jay is No Treble's reader in the spotlight for the week of May 19, 2014. Bio: I am 55 and I started playing at… »