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  • Bass Players To Know: Nick Movshon

    Bass Players To Know: Nick Movshon

    If you’ve been to a wedding in the past five years, either as a guest or a band member, there’s a good chance you’ve heard or played a handful of Bruno Mars and Amy Winehouse hits. Producer Mark Ronson is the mastermind behind many of these now-standard-repertoire tunes such as “Valerie” and “Locked Out Of... »

  • Charles Bradley: Ain’t It A Sin

    Charles Bradley: Ain’t It A Sin

    Charles Bradley’s third record, dropped earlier this year, and once again features the groovy bass work of Nick Movshon on his Gibson bass. Here’s a track from the new album, “Ain’t It A Sin”. »

  • Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Special” is a Bass-Heavy Affair

    Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Special” is a Bass-Heavy Affair

    Producer Mark Ronson knows his bass. Just listen to the name check on these lines from “Heavy and Rolling” a track of his chart-scaling fourth studio album, Uptown Special: “Smooth as glass/Smooth as Marcus Miller.” While Miller doesn’t appear on the album, bassists are everywhere on the album. Jamareo Artis keeps the groove going on... »

  • Charles Bradley and The Menahan Street Band: Live in Studio

    Charles Bradley and The Menahan Street Band: Live in Studio

    Sometimes the path to music discovery is a long and winding one. I recently heard about Soul of America – a documentary focusing on singer Charles Bradley. I haven’t seen it yet, but I did start checking out music by the singer. One of the tunes was “The World (Is Going Up In Flames)” from... »