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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: Jon Wolske

Reader Spotlight: Jon Wolske

Meet Jon Wolske, our bass player in the spotlight for April 20, 2010. Bio: Bass playin’ fool since the age of 16, Jon played for a few years in an original project ‘Mourning Stone’ before he found the fun world of Cover bands. The draw of having fun and actually pulling in some side-cash took him on a 10+ year...

Reader Spotlight: Regina Zernay Roberts

Reader Spotlight: Regina Zernay Roberts

Meet Regina Zernay Roberts, our bass player in the spotlight for April 13, 2010. Bio: I’ve been playing bass for about 23 years. For the last three, I’ve been the bass player for a band out of New Orleans called Cowboy Mouth. We play more than 200 shows a year, and have traveled the U.S. a half dozen times since...

Reader Spotlight: Oscar Harris

Reader Spotlight: Oscar Harris

Meet Oscar Harris, a bassist from Columbus, Ohio, and our player in the spotlight for April 6, 2010. Bio: Oscar Harris is the Lead vocalist/bassist/songwriter for the band Unisoul, and the owner of Rokcity Studios. Oscar began his career as a musician as a rocker in a cover band playing a ’67 Fender P Bass. His musical style emulated the...

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Reader Spotlight: Maurizio Rolli

Reader Spotlight: Maurizio Rolli

Meet Maurizio Rolli, our bassist in the spotlight for March 30th, 2010. Bio: Maurizio Rolli is a graduate in double bass and jazz music studies. He is currently teaching electric bass and double bass as well as jazz harmony studies at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese in Pescara, Italy. He has worked with: Jim Hall, Mike Stern,Peter Erskine, Bob Mintzer, Alex...

Reader Spotlight: Alex Lofoco

Reader Spotlight: Alex Lofoco

Meet Alex Lofoco, our bass player in the spotlight for March 23, 2010. Bio: Alex Lofoco is a native Itailan musician based in the UK. As a relative newcomer to the London music scene, he is already surprisingly established. As a bass player Alex possesses an enviable combination of agility, taste, groove and power, and it is no surprise that...

Reader Spotlight: Lou Castro

Reader Spotlight: Lou Castro

Meet Lou Castro, our bassist in the spotlight for March 16th, 2010. Bio: I’ve worked or played with Arthur Adams, Mandrill, Vivian Campbell, Keiko Matsui, Wayne Newton, Chuck Berry, Johnny Tillotson, Don Was, Mitchell Froom, Dave Smallen, etc. Location: North Hollywood, CA, USA Day gig: This is my day job! Years experience: I’ve been playing since 1969! Bands & Gigs:...

Reader Spotlight: Bryan Boyhan

Reader Spotlight: Bryan Boyhan

Meet Bryan Boyhan, our bass player in the spotlight for March 9, 2010. Bio: I was born and raised in New Orleans, LA where I started first playing piano and taking theory lessons at about age 9. I listened to whatever records or CD’s we had around everything from the Beatles to Creedance. I have been living in Orlando since...

Reader Spotlight: Toby Webb

Reader Spotlight: Toby Webb

Meet bassist Toby Webb, our player in the spotlight for March 2, 2010. Bio: Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, I’ve been been playing since 1979 and toured and performed as a session player with many top Asian acts. I’ve produced a couple of CDs for independent artists as well as my own band, OSS. Location: Kulua Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia Day gig:...

Reader Spotlight: David Baron

Reader Spotlight: David Baron

Meet David Baron, a bassit from New York, and our player in the spotlight for the week of February 23, 2010. Bio: A native New Yorker, David has played bass in a variety of original and cover projects, including Tripping Monsters, The NY Ruffians, Huggy Bear & the Sweathogs, The Tremors and The Georgia 5. His most recent original project,...

Reader Spotlight: John Meyer

Reader Spotlight: John Meyer

Meet John Meyer, an electric bass/Contrabass player from Yucaipa, California, and our player in the the spotlight for February 16, 2010. Bio: John Meyer is an active freelance musician in the Inland Empire area and a veteran of the bass for over 25 years. With classical studies through the High Desert Symphony and Fullerton Symphony, pop studies through John’s very...

Reader Spotlight: Eric Vogel

Reader Spotlight: Eric Vogel

Meet Eric Vogel, our player in the spotlight for February 9, 2010. Bio: I play with a fantastic Funk/Rock Band from New Orleans called Big Sam’s Funky Nation, led by Big Sam Williams on trombone. We tour domestically and internationally playing major music events/festivals during the entire year. We recently recorded a song for the Saints football team which is...

Reader Spotlight: Lizz Chisholm (aka Double-Z)

Reader Spotlight: Lizz Chisholm (aka Double-Z)

Meet Lizz Chisholm, better known as Double-Z. Double-Z is not only our bassist in the spotlight for the week of February 2nd, 2010, she’s also listed as one of Marcus Miller‘s influences. Bio: I’ve been a world class bass player, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist for 40 years now. I’m the 1st hip-hop bass player, from touring with Grand Master, Melle Mel...