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  • Reader Spotlight: Phil Mann

    Reader Spotlight: Phil Mann

    Meet Phil Mann, a busy bassist, journalist and educator living in London. Just looking at Phil’s gig list is impressive enough, and we loved his answer to the “Day Gig” question. Phil is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I’m a graduate of the Players School Of Music in... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Marcin Sypniewski

    Reader Spotlight: Marcin Sypniewski

    Meet Marcin Sypniewski, a high school student in Poland who stays busy with school and fills every extra minute with his musical pursuit. Marcin got his start like many bassists – no one was playing the bass when he formed a band with friends – but he’s extremely happy with how that turned out. Marcin... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Dave Lowenthal

    Reader Spotlight: Dave Lowenthal

    Meet Dave Lowenthal, a bassist who spends his time gigging around NYC – primarily in a band known as Phantom Pop. Dave is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I studied music and recording in my home state of Massachusetts and then moved to NYC without my instrument to... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Antonis Mikelis

    Reader Spotlight: Antonis Mikelis

    Antonis Mikelis borrowed a bass while attending college, and the rest is history. Now he spends his time playing, teaching and running sound. Antonis is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: Born on the small but picturesque island of Milos in Greece, his first introduction to music was classical... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Ben Titus

    Reader Spotlight: Ben Titus

    Meet Ben Titus, a multi-instrumentalist who calls himself a bassist first, and who keeps busy with a variety of music-related gigs. Ben in this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I’m a born and raised Virginia native who is a recent transplant to the Mid-West. Music has alternately been my... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Uffe Lykke Kristensen

    Reader Spotlight: Uffe Lykke Kristensen

    Meet Uffe Lykke Kristensen, who at age 11 saw a video by Victor Wooten, and the rest was history. Uffe spends his time playing and studying music in Denmark. He’s this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I’m a 20 year old busy bass player based in Esbjerg, Denmark. Over... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Lazarus Michaelides

    Reader Spotlight: Lazarus Michaelides

    Meet Lazarus Michaelides, a bassist living and working in London on a variety of musical related projects. Lazarus’ story caught our eye for his appreciation for everything happening in the world of bass, while keeping it “simple” in his playing. Lazarus is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: Lazarus... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Beth McPherson

    Reader Spotlight: Beth McPherson

    Meet Beth McPherson, a bassist from Dallas who impressed us with her drive in pursuing music – both as a craft and as an eventual career. We’re betting she’s going to succeed in both. Beth is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s her story… Bio: I’ve been playing electric bass for about... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Cole Millward

    Reader Spotlight: Cole Millward

    Meet Cole Millward, who started on bass out of necessity (a bass player quit, Cole was handed a bass and asked to learn fast). Today, Cole stays busy with a few bands – including playing upright in a bluegrass Pink Floyd tribute band. Cole is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Janette Kidd

    Reader Spotlight: Janette Kidd

    Meet Janette Kidd, a bassist from Scotland who has had an interesting career – in and out of music. One of my favorite parts of her story is how she turned a guitar into a bass (way before our how-to video), which set her on a path for life. Janette is this week’s No Treble... »