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  • Reader Spotlight: Larry Lee

    Reader Spotlight: Larry Lee

    Meet Larry Lee, our player in the spotlight for December 1st, 2009. Bio: I grew up in Dayton, Ohio and in sixth grade I started doing two things (1) play football (2) play bass guitar. I am 50 now and those two things have carried me all of my life. After High School I went... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Dylan Sundstrom

    Reader Spotlight: Dylan Sundstrom

    Meet Dylan Sundstrom, our bass player in the spotlight for November 24th, 2009. Bio: A twenty year old bass player originally from Tacoma, WA. I play in several groups around Portland including sharing time with fellow bass player Damian Erskine in a band called “Intervision”. I play anything from jazz to funk to electro idie/pop.... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Stuart Clayton

    Reader Spotlight: Stuart Clayton

    Meet Stuart Clayton, our player in the spotlight for November 17, 2009. Bio: I have been a pro bassist for about eight years. During that time I have had six instructional books published with Sanctuary Publishing and worked for Bass Guitar Magazine (UK) since its first issue. I am currently the bassist with Carl Palmer’s... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Anthony Crawford

    Reader Spotlight: Anthony Crawford

    Meet Anthony Crawford, our player in the spotlight for November 10th, 2009. Bio: Born June 29th, 1981, Anthony Crawford was raised in a family of talented musicians. His father, funk and rock drummer Hubert (H bomb) Crawford has played with notable greats like James Brown, Mothers Finest, Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad, The Bar-Kays,... »

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  • Reader Spotlight: Derrick Lee Murdock

    Reader Spotlight: Derrick Lee Murdock

    Meet Derrick Lee Murdock, our player in the spotlight for November 3, 2009. Bio: Derrick Lee Murdock (aka DOCK) A Native of Philadelphia began playing the Bass at the age of seventeen. While most musicians consider this a late start, Derrick was able to overcome this by intensive practice and study of his favorite bassist.... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Russ Sargeant

    Reader Spotlight: Russ Sargeant

    Meet Russ Sargeant, our player in the spotlight for October 27th, 2009. Bio: I’m a bass player living near Birmingham, England – playing a fusion of Jazz and Ambient music. I write and record in my home studio and I have recently taken an outing into the wonderful world of live-looping! Location: Dudley, West Midlands,... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Dywane Thomas Jr.

    Reader Spotlight: Dywane Thomas Jr.

    Meet bassist Dywane Thomas Jr., our player in the spotlight for October 20th, 2009. Bio: I started playing bass at 4 years old, playing a right-handed bass upside down (lefty). I grew up listening to down home blues and funk, playing along with songs on the radio and different albums was how I practiced. I... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Mantis Evar

    Reader Spotlight: Mantis Evar

    Meet bassist Mantis Evar, our player in the spotlight for October 13th, 2009. Bio: As a musician, Mantis has performed live with Stevie Ray Vaughan and Joey DeFrancesco. While home he acted as studio manager for TKO Recording Studios until he eventually set his focus on live sound where he has worked with Dr. Billy... »

  • Reader Spotlight: Jackie Clark

    Reader Spotlight: Jackie Clark

    Meet bassist Jackie Clark, our player in the spotlight for October 6, 2009. Bio: Though gospel music is my first love, I was eventually hired to hold down the bottom for some of R&B biggest names beginning with Howard Hewett in 2001. That led to a few stints with other male vocalists such as Keith... »

  • Reader Spotlight: André Bowman

    Reader Spotlight: André Bowman

    Meet bassist André Bowman, our player in the spotlight for September 29th, 2009. Bio: Hailing from Buffalo, NY, I started playing bass at age 9, beginning with acoustic bass and picking up electric a couple years later. Receiving several awards throughout high school with the jazz band and orchestra, I continued my studies at Berklee... »