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  • Reader Spotlight: Christopher Halson Griffiths

    Reader Spotlight: Christopher Halson Griffiths

    Meet Christopher Halson Griffiths, a busy bassist from Nashville who jokes that he started playing the bass because “he wasn’t very good at guitar.” Joking aside, Christopher has an impressive resume. Christopher is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: Nashville resident and Michigan native has managed to play bass... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Ben Jones

    Reader Spotlight: Ben Jones

    Meet Ben Jones, a busy, working bassist who started out on drums, then heard Stanley Clarke while trying to learn the guitar – and the rest is history. Ben is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I started off as a drummer very young and then graduated to bass... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Grant Sharkey

    Reader Spotlight: Grant Sharkey

    Meet Grant Sharkey, a bassist from Southampton who is on a life-long mission to bring music to the masses – via a combination of a smart car and an aggressive album release schedule. Grant is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I play a Bassix fiberglass EUB, tour solo... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Tunu Jumwa

    Reader Spotlight: Tunu Jumwa

    Meet Tunu Jumwa, a bassist who got her start four years ago and already has her own signature bass. Tunu is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s her story… Bio: My name is Tunu Jumwa from Kenya. I am a music enthusiast who loves to play the bass guitar. Location: Nairobi Day... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Dmitry Budko

    Reader Spotlight: Dmitry Budko

    Meet Dmitry Budko, a bassist and techie from Belarus who is dedicated to his music, and pushing the envelope on his sound. Dmitry is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I was born in Minsk in 1987. This is the capital of a country called Belarus (it’s between Poland... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Corin Ashley

    Reader Spotlight: Corin Ashley

    Meet Corin Ashley, a bassist with one of the more remarkable stories we’ve seen. Corin suffered a stroke a year ago and used his bass as a tool for rehabilitation. He’s this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight, and here’s his story… Bio: After suffering a stroke in January, 2016, which left me with... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Davey Maddox

    Reader Spotlight: Davey Maddox

    Meet Davey Maddox, who originally started out on guitar but found it frustrating due to what he describes as “sausage fingers.” After a friend showed him a bass, he fell in love – and never fell out of love with it. Davey is the No Treble reader in the spotlight this week. Here’s his story…... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Brian Wroten

    Reader Spotlight: Brian Wroten

    I first discovered Brian Wroten thanks to his excellent bass transcriptions and videos. We connected over email, and he became a guest contributor here, offering up some terrific analysis and transcriptions. Now we get to hear about his life and background. Brian is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio:... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jesse Brotter

    Reader Spotlight: Jesse Brotter

    Meet Jesse Brotter, a bassist living in Queens who stays busy performing around Boston and New York with a number of bands. Jesse describes his playing as versatile, with a frenzied style. He’s this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight, and here’s his story… Bio: Jesse Brotter is an east coast-based electric bassist, multi-instrumentalist,... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Share Your Story

    Reader Spotlight: Share Your Story

    Happy new year! Normally, we’d feature one of No Treble’s readers in this space, but we decided to start 2017 with an invitation instead – just in case you weren’t aware of how the reader spotlight here works. Our Reader Spotlight is one of our all-time favorites here because we get to feature you. Submitting... »