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Reader Spotlight

Since the beginning, one of our primary goals is featuring our readers. One way we do that is with our Reader Spotlight. We’d be thrilled if you shared your story with us.

Reader Spotlight: Damian Diaz

Reader Spotlight: Damian Diaz

Meet Damian Diaz, a bassist from Dallas, Texas who started on the bassoon before eventually adding the bass to his impressive list of accomplishments. Damian is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story…

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Reader Spotlight: Jenny Giammanco

Reader Spotlight: Jenny Giammanco

Meet Jenny Giammanco, a bassist from Brooklyn who got her start playing percussion. Ten years ago, she made the switch and as she says, “the rest is history!” Here’s her story...

Reader Spotlight: Joseph Garcia

Reader Spotlight: Joseph Garcia

Meet Joseph Garcia, a bassist from Bakersfield, CA, and creator of the various “Bass Intros” playlists on Spotify. Joseph is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story...

Reader Spotlight: Tom Read

Reader Spotlight: Tom Read

Meet Tom Read, a bassist who got his start on the instrument at the age of 8, starting playing professionally at 16, then later took a break to teach math and raise his family. Thankfully, Tom returned to the instrument.

Reader Spotlight: Ryan Templeton

Reader Spotlight: Ryan Templeton

Meet Ryan Templeton, a bassist from Springfield, Missouri who originally got his start on trombone before switching to bass. Since then, he’s covered a ton of musical ground. Here’s his story…

Reader Spotlight: Edo Castro Woodhouse

Reader Spotlight: Edo Castro Woodhouse

Meet Edo Castro Woodhouse, a self-identified composer/arranger who happens to play bass. As such, Edo’s approach is quite remarkable. Here’s his story...

Reader Spotlight: Leandro Ferreira

Reader Spotlight: Leandro Ferreira

Meet Leandro Ferreira, who was originally a drummer but says that once he decided how difficult it would be to become a good musician, he decided to switch to his first love: the bass.

Reader Spotlight: Timothy Seisser

Reader Spotlight: Timothy Seisser

Meet Timothy Seisser, a bassist from Chicago who started out on bass thanks to it being the only instrument left unchosen. He’s made the most of it in the years since, both playing and building basses.

Reader Spotlight: Dan Daugherty

Reader Spotlight: Dan Daugherty

Meet Dan Daugherty, who originally started on guitar but quickly switched to bass. Dan has had quite the musical journey and a major obstacle along the way. His is an inspiring story.

Reader Spotlight: Mariya-Andoniya Andonova

Reader Spotlight: Mariya-Andoniya Andonova

Meet Mariya-Andoniya Andonova, a bassist originally from Bulgaria who now resides in New York. Mariya-Andoniya is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight (you could be next). Here’s her story…

Reader Spotlight: Eric Cooper

Reader Spotlight: Eric Cooper

Meet Eric Cooper (aka Coop a Loop), a bassist who got his start 19 years ago, thanks to Victor Wooten. Eric is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story...

Reader Spotlight: Alex Jennings

Reader Spotlight: Alex Jennings

Meet Alex Jennings, a bassist from Devon, UK who has been laying down the low end for two decades. Here’s his story…