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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.

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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...

Reader Spotlight: Lucas Fernandes

Reader Spotlight: Lucas Fernandes

Meet Lucas Fernandes, a bassist from Brazil who first picked up the bass in school and said it was “love at the first low note.” Lucas is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I have studied bass with some great names of the local scene, like Oswaldo Amorim, Hamilton Pinheiro, and Alexandre Macarrão. I...

Reader Spotlight: Hernan Gordon

Reader Spotlight: Hernan Gordon

Meet Hernan Gordon, a bassist living in Argentina who first caught the bug thanks to Sid Vicious, and later started following the work of Jaco Pastorius. Hernan not only plays, he also teaches and even builds basses. Hernan is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s his story… Bio: I was born in 1978. At the age of...

Reader Spotlight: Michael Hamer

Reader Spotlight: Michael Hamer

Michael Hamer grew up in a house full of music. That, plus the fact that his parents bought him a bass and amp for Christmas when he was 14 set him off on a life-long musical journey. Nearly five decades later, Michael is still at it, performing regularly with two groups. Michael is this week’s No Treble reader in the...