Bassists: News, Spotlights, Interviews
Erik Scott has passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was 71 years old. The news was shared on his official Facebook page by his wife, Mickie Scott.
As bassists, our role is to typically lift up those around us and support the music. More often than not the bass is a reflection of a person’s character. Matt Geraghty embodies that concept. We caught up with the bassist in this new interview.
Sad news to share today: George “Pops” Chambers of the Chambers Brothers has passed away. He was 88 years old. The Chambers Brothers are best known for their hit "Time Has Come Today," which reached 11 on the Billboard charts in 1968.
Larry Junstrom, .38 Special’s bassist and an original member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died. He was 70 years old.
Sad news to report today: Muffs singer and former Pixies bassist Kim Shattuck has passed away. She was 56 years old. The news was shared by her Muffs bandmates on Facebook.
Norm Stockton is giving music lovers an inside look at musician hangouts and the creation process with a new project called “Grooves & Sushi.” We caught up with Norm to find out more about this project.
Sad news to share: Larry Taylor has passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was 77 years old. Nicknamed “The Mole,” Taylor was the founding bassist for Canned Heat and played with the band from 1967 to 1970.
Meet Ronnie Brannan, who started out on tuba before spotting a bass in his school’s jazz band. “I was drawn to everything about it as soon as it came into my consciousness,” he said. Since then, he’s been doing his thing on the bass. Here’s his story...
Bassist Frank de la Rosa, who played with a who’s who of jazz artists, has passed away. He was 85 years old.
Meet Dave Turner, a bassist and educator who has an impressive resume in both arenas. Here’s his story…
Scott Mulvahill is not your average bassist. He’s also not your average singer-songwriter. His latest album, “Himalayas,” is proof of that. We caught up with Mulvahill to learn about his background, lessons learned on the road, and songwriting.
Meet Drue Williams, Jr., a bassist who got his start thanks to his dad, who was a great Gospel singer and inspired him to take up the instrument. Drue not only performs, but he also started his own bass cabinet company. Here’s his story...