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In Memoriam: Rick Jones

In Memoriam: Rick Jones

Bass amp designer Rick Jones has passed away after a heart attack at the age of 75. The news was shared by his company, Acoustic Image.

In Memoriam: John Regan

In Memoriam: John Regan

Bassist John Regan, who performed with artists including Peter Frampton and Ace Frehley, has passed away at the age of 71. The news was shared in part by Frampton on Facebook, who remembered Regan as a dear friend.

In Memoriam: Ray Shulman

In Memoriam: Ray Shulman

Sad news to report as Gentle Giant bassist Ray Shulman has passed away after a long illness. He was 73 years old. The news was shared by his brother Derek on Facebook.

In Memoriam: Michael Rhodes

In Memoriam: Michael Rhodes

Nashville session bassist Michael Rhodes has passed away of undisclosed causes. He was 69 years old. Guitarist Joe Bonamassa posted the news.

In Memoriam: Steve Mackey

In Memoriam: Steve Mackey

Steve Mackey, who played bass for the Britpop band Pulp, has passed away after a prolonged illness. He was 56 years old. The news was shared by his wife, Katie Grand, on Mackey’s Instagram page.

In Memoriam: Phil Spalding

In Memoriam: Phil Spalding

Sad news to report today as bassist Phil Spalding has died of undisclosed causes. He was 65 years old.

In Memoriam: Van Conner

In Memoriam: Van Conner

Sad news to report as Van Conner, co-founder and bassist of Screaming Trees, has passed away after a long illness. He was 55 years old. His brother and bandmate Gary Lee shared the news on Facebook.

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In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2022

In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2022

It’s the end of another year and another time for reflection. Lots of incredible music was made, but 2022 saw the loss of session legends, trailblazing luthiers, rock icons, and jazz pioneers. Join us as we remember them.

In Memoriam: Rick Anderson

In Memoriam: Rick Anderson

Bassist Rick Anderson, who co-founded San Francisco rock outfit The Tubes, has passed away of undisclosed causes. He was 75 years old. The band announced his death on social media.

In Memoriam: Robin Sylvester

In Memoriam: Robin Sylvester

Robin Sylvester, best known for his work with Bob Weir & RatDog, has died. A cause has not been confirmed, though a bio on his Sweet Relief Musician’s Fund notes he had kidney issues for many years.

In Memoriam: Gregg Philbin

In Memoriam: Gregg Philbin

Former REO Speedwagon bassist Gregg Philbin has died. The news was shared by his former band’s social media with a statement by singer Kevin Cronin.

In Memoriam: Dave Sherman

In Memoriam: Dave Sherman

We have sad news to report today as doom metal mainstay Dave Sherman has died of undisclosed causes. He was 55 years old.