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  • Reader Spotlight: John Meyer

    Reader Spotlight: John Meyer

    Meet John Meyer, an electric bass/Contrabass player from Yucaipa, California, and our player in the the spotlight for February 16, 2010. Bio: John Meyer is an active freelance musician in the Inland Empire area and a veteran of the bass for over 25 years. With classical studies through the High Desert Symphony and Fullerton Symphony,... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Eric Vogel

    Reader Spotlight: Eric Vogel

    Meet Eric Vogel, our player in the spotlight for February 9, 2010. Bio: I play with a fantastic Funk/Rock Band from New Orleans called Big Sam’s Funky Nation, led by Big Sam Williams on trombone. We tour domestically and internationally playing major music events/festivals during the entire year. We recently recorded a song for the... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Lizz Chisholm (aka Double-Z)

    Reader Spotlight: Lizz Chisholm (aka Double-Z)

    Meet Lizz Chisholm, better known as Double-Z. Double-Z is not only our bassist in the spotlight for the week of February 2nd, 2010, she’s also listed as one of Marcus Miller‘s influences. Bio: I’ve been a world class bass player, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist for 40 years now. I’m the 1st hip-hop bass player, from touring... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Ronnie Penque

    Reader Spotlight: Ronnie Penque

    Meet Ronnie Penque, our bassist in the spotlight for January 26, 2010. Bio: Ronnie Penque has been playing music for over 30 years. When not working with NRPS or his band RONNIE PENQUE BAND, which includes his brother Chris Penque on guitar, Ron is busy as a session player. Ronnie started out as the original... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Marco Rodi

    Reader Spotlight: Marco Rodi

    Meet Marco Rodi, our bassist in the spotlight for January 19, 2010. Bio: My name is Marco Rodi and I’m a solo bassist from Montreal Quebec. I won several artistic competitions here in Montreal like: Cegep en spectacle, Universit√© en spectacle, where I had 15 minutes to show the solo bass potential onstage. I was... »

  • Reader Spotlight: S.A. Sebastian Gnolfo

    Reader Spotlight: S.A. Sebastian Gnolfo

    Meet S.A. Sebastian Gnolfo, our bass player in the spotlight for January 12, 2010. Bio: I am currently the bass player, recording engineer and co-producer for the New York- and Austin-based rock band Atomic Brother. Originally from Long Island, NY, I began playing bass at 12 years old. I left New York at 19 to... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Joel Gottschalk

    Reader Spotlight: Joel Gottschalk

    Meet Joel Gottschalk, our bassist in the spotlight for January 5th, 2010. Bio: A recent transplant to Los Angeles from Tucson, Arizona, Joel Gottschalk has already earned a solid rep as a session/live bass player including international tour and session work with guitarist/singer-songwriter Philip Sayce (Melissa Etheridge, Jeff Healey, Uncle Kracker). Most recently, Joel appears... »

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  • Reader Spotlight: Erik Scott

    Reader Spotlight: Erik Scott

    Meet Erik Scott, our player in the spotlight for December 29, 2009. Bio: Best known for recording/touring with Alice Cooper (80’s), Sonia Dada (1990-20??), and Flo & Eddie (70’s), Erik has also recorded with many other artists, including Kim Carnes, Carl Palmer, and Pops and Mavis Staples. Erik is also a composer who has written... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Brian Derek

    Reader Spotlight: Brian Derek

    Meet Brian Derek, our player in the spotlight for December 22nd, 2009. Bio: I studied at Berklee for a few semesters in the ’70’s playing/composing jazz. I have done every type gig imaginable and recorded many independent record/cd projects (a favorite of mine is “The Warning” w/Rory Pastorius in 1986); performed with Pat Metheny, Peter... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Cricket Cohen

    Reader Spotlight: Cricket Cohen

    Meet Cricket Cohen, our player in the spotlight for December 15, 2009. Bio: I’ve been so lucky to play bass (and sing) for a living for over 30 years. Doing the math I know I’ve played at least 10,000 gigs! The venues range from lounge cover work to playing with the Drifters as well of... »