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  • Transcription: Colin Hodgkinson’s Catcote Rag

    Transcription: Colin Hodgkinson’s Catcote Rag

    This month's transcription ties in nicely with the recent feature on underrated bassist Colin Hodgkinson. Colin is a superb bass player, and very unique. During the late sixties and early seventies, he played some truly astonishing bass parts with his trio Back Door, and was even said to have been a big influence on Stanley… »

  • Underrated Bassist: An Interview with Colin Hodgkinson

    Underrated Bassist: An Interview with Colin Hodgkinson

    This is part one of a new series on underrated bass players. First up is Colin Hodgkinson, best known for the innovative blues, rock and jazz group Back Door. While players like Jaco Pastorius were still in high school, Colin Hodgkinson was playing solos, counter-melody, bass lines and chords with Back Door. In my opinion,… »

  • Colin Hodgkinson: 32-20 Blues

    Colin Hodgkinson: 32-20 Blues

    I bet Robert Johnson never imagined someone playing his "32-20 Blues" on bass. But it sure is cool that Colin Hodgkinson did. »