In this 1990 video, bassist Charlie Haden talks about improvisation before performing the Charlie Parker tune “Barbados”, with Phil Woods, Hilton Ruiz and Art Farmer. At the end of the clip, Haden talks about the electric bass as well, and his take on finding an identity with an amplified instrument.
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