Groove – Episode #61: Basil Fearrington
The city of Philadelphia has produced some of the world’s most prolific bass players. Basil Fearrington is one of the many, but he sits at the top of the list. From funk and soul to R&B and pop music, the bassist, producer, and composer has many hit records under his belt, working with artists like Roberta Flack, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige and countless others (like George Benson, Jean Luc Ponty… do you want me to keep going?)
With mentors like Anthony Jackson and Alphonso Johnson, Basil is a treasure trove of bass player stories and music through the decades. The output of which you can hear on albums like Kameerijano (and countless others).
It’s 2020. Happy New Year… and here’s to another year of great conversations with great bass players.
Enjoy the conversation…