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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: 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...

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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...

Reader Spotlight: Ronnie Penque

Reader Spotlight: Ronnie Penque

Meet Ronnie Penque, our bassist in the spotlight for January 26, 2010. Bio: Ronnie Penque has been playing music for over 30 years. When not working with NRPS or his band RONNIE PENQUE BAND, which includes his brother Chris Penque on guitar, Ron is busy as a session player. Ronnie started out as the original bass player in the popular...

Reader Spotlight: Marco Rodi

Reader Spotlight: Marco Rodi

Meet Marco Rodi, our bassist in the spotlight for January 19, 2010. Bio: My name is Marco Rodi and I’m a solo bassist from Montreal Quebec. I won several artistic competitions here in Montreal like: Cegep en spectacle, Université en spectacle, where I had 15 minutes to show the solo bass potential onstage. I was representing my country, Canada, as...

Reader Spotlight: S.A. Sebastian Gnolfo

Reader Spotlight: S.A. Sebastian Gnolfo

Meet S.A. Sebastian Gnolfo, our bass player in the spotlight for January 12, 2010. Bio: I am currently the bass player, recording engineer and co-producer for the New York- and Austin-based rock band Atomic Brother. Originally from Long Island, NY, I began playing bass at 12 years old. I left New York at 19 to pursue a Bachelor of Arts...

Reader Spotlight: Joel Gottschalk

Reader Spotlight: Joel Gottschalk

Meet Joel Gottschalk, our bassist in the spotlight for January 5th, 2010. Bio: A recent transplant to Los Angeles from Tucson, Arizona, Joel Gottschalk has already earned a solid rep as a session/live bass player including international tour and session work with guitarist/singer-songwriter Philip Sayce (Melissa Etheridge, Jeff Healey, Uncle Kracker). Most recently, Joel appears on Sayce’s latest full length...

Reader Spotlight: Erik Scott

Reader Spotlight: Erik Scott

Meet Erik Scott, our player in the spotlight for December 29, 2009. Bio: Best known for recording/touring with Alice Cooper (80’s), Sonia Dada (1990-20??), and Flo & Eddie (70’s), Erik has also recorded with many other artists, including Kim Carnes, Carl Palmer, and Pops and Mavis Staples. Erik is also a composer who has written songs covered by Ted Nugent,...