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2013 Reader Favorite Bassists – #8: Les Claypool
2013 Reader Favorites

2013 Reader Favorite Bassists – #8: Les Claypool

Les Claypool was busy in 2013, as he always seems to be. His new project – Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang – released their debut album and toured. The versatile bassist was also keeping things moving with Primus, including a line-up change, a tour, and the reissue of Sailing the Seas of Cheese. It all added up to a lot...

2013 Reader Favorite Bassists – #9: Simon Fitzpatrick
2013 Reader Favorites

2013 Reader Favorite Bassists – #9: Simon Fitzpatrick

Simon Fitzpatrick makes his first appearance on our annual Reader Favorites list, thanks entirely to his jaw dropping solo bass videos. Three were shared this year, and two from 2012 remained quite popular. The Carl Palmer Band bassist shared his story with us in 2011, which is worth reading as well. “Roundabout” Solo Bass Simon Fitzpatrick put together an incredibly...

2013 Reader Favorite Bassists – #10: Chuck Rainey
2013 Reader Favorites

2013 Reader Favorite Bassists – #10: Chuck Rainey

For a period of about a year, between late 2011 and late 2012, bassist Chuck Rainey was met with some major events. In late 2011, the bass legend suffered a stroke. Twelve months later, he lost his home in a fire. Thankfully, 2013 closed with better news. Rainey was able to release his new album, Interpretations of a Groove, thanks...