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Reader Spotlight: Vince Pileggi

Reader Spotlight: Vince Pileggi

Meet bassist Vince Pileggi, who got his start early on thanks to his grandfather and a baritone guitar. He was drawn to the lower strings, which set him on the path to bass. Here’s his story.

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Reader Spotlight: Federico Pecoraro

Reader Spotlight: Federico Pecoraro

Meet Federico Pecoraro, a busy bassist living in Brussels who once played drums in support of his bass playing dad before switching to bass himself.

Reader Spotlight: Noemi Sarah Costanzino

Reader Spotlight: Noemi Sarah Costanzino

READER SPOTLIGHT: Meet Noemi Sarah Costanzino, a bassist and vocalist from Italy who says, “I just want to play and sing my songs and everyone sings them with me!” Here’s her story...

Reader Spotlight: Juan R Leon

Reader Spotlight: Juan R Leon

Meet Juan R Leon, a multi-instrumentalist from Orlando, Florida, who got his start on the bass thanks to John Entwistle and “The Kids Are Alright.” Here’s his story…

Reader Spotlight: Melissa Petitto

Reader Spotlight: Melissa Petitto

Meet Melissa Petitto, a bassist from Italy who has started making waves in music thanks to her bass and vocal videos. While Melissa started out on flute, she said that she loves the “lowest notes,” making the switch to bass “a natural choice.”

Reader Spotlight: Benjamin Williams

Reader Spotlight: Benjamin Williams

Meet Benjamin Williams, who goes bass B.E.N (bass every night). Benjamin is an active bassist around Atlanta and on tour and seems to have a superhuman pinky as well. Here’s his story…

Reader Spotlight: Richard Scott

Reader Spotlight: Richard Scott

Meet Richard Scott, a bassist with a longstanding history on the instrument in the L.A. area. Richard is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story.

Reader Spotlight: Peter O’Neill

Reader Spotlight: Peter O’Neill

Meet Peter O’Neill, a bassist who works as a session bassist and teacher in Queens, NY. (Be sure to check out his videos!) Here’s his story…

Reader Spotlight: Jill Avilez

Reader Spotlight: Jill Avilez

Meet Jill Avilez, a.k.a. Mizz Absurd, a bassist from Las Vegas who found her style after ditching the guitar and focusing on combining bass and singing in what she describes as “Soul Scat Slap Solo Bass.” Jill is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s her story…

Reader Spotlight: Dale Raszewski

Reader Spotlight: Dale Raszewski

Meet Dale Raszewski, a bassist of 42 years who has done quite a bit over the years, and is still going strong. Here’s his story...