Bassists: News, Spotlights, Interviews
Former King Crimson bassist and singer Gordon Haskell has passed away from cancer. He was 74 years old.
Tony Lewis of British pop rockers The Outfield has passed away of undisclosed causes. He was 62 years old. The new was reported from his social media pages.
Meet Geoff Kluke, a double and electric bass player, arranger, composer, lecturer, and teacher who has enjoyed 51 years (so far) in music. Geoff is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story…
Early AC/DC bassist Paul Matters has passed away from undisclosed causes. The news was shared by longtime friend Rod Wescombe.
Chicago-based punk mainstay Pierre Kezdy has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 58 years old. The news was announced in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Meet Clark Sims, a bassist living in Los Angeles who was inspired at an early age by hearing the great Larry Graham. It didn’t take long for Clark to start playing bass after that, and he’s made it his life.
We’re continuing our exploration of music industry roles through the lens of bass players and Pacific Range’s latest album, “High Upon The Mountain”. A big part of the album’s sonic palette is thanks to the engineering and producing skills of Dan Horne.
Tower of Power has announced that bass legend Francis “Rocco” Prestia has passed away. The band made the announcement on their social media.
Former Trivium bassist Brent Young has died of undisclosed causes. He was 37 years old. Young was in Trivium from 2001 to 2004 and was replaced by the group’s current bassist, Paolo Gregoletto.
Mark Stone, the original bassist for Van Halen, has passed away after a battle with cancer. The news was shared by his brother, Brad, on Instagram.
Today we’re kicking off a four-part interview series on the bassist’s role in a band. Through this, we’ll get a feel for how each of the four bassists views their role, their advice for other players, and more. Here’s Part 1, with Brent Rademaker.
Meet Francisco Javier, who has had a long and windy road down the musical path. Francisco began playing bass at an early age, putting it down, and picking it up again 30 years after. Here’s his story...