BrownMark has been killing it with his Rumble Bass vs. Slap Bass series on YouTube. This clip is so funky, I couldn’t keep it to myself. In the video, BrownMark put the funk classics “777-9311” and “Square Biz” in the skillet.
Today’s clip is brought to you by the legend, BrownMark. He gives us some secret sauce and other techniques that create that classic “Grease” that Prince is known for amongst musicians.
With the holidays right around the corner, it’s nice to have a few ideas to give your loved ones for gifts for their favorite bassist. That’s why we’ve compiled a handful of our favorite bass-centric books that were released this year.
Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten are continuing their webinar series this week with one focused on the topic of working with Prince. The roundtable, dubbed “Prince-Shed”, will include BrownMark, Rhonda Smith, Andrew Gouche, Ida Neilsen, and Paul Peterson.
Former Prince and The Revolution bassist BrownMark has announced he’ll be publishing a memoir this fall. “My Life in the Purple Kingdom” will chronicle the bassist’s musical beginnings and call into stardom.
Prince’s former band The Revolution has announced a new round of tour dates honoring the late singer’s life. After finishing shows in New York City and Austin, the “Purple Rain” group will embark on a 16-date tour split across the U.S. and Europe. The band includes all the original members of keyboardist Dr. Fink, keyboardist Lisa Coleman, guitarist Wendy Melvoin,...
A Minneapolis native, BrownMark has always known what it means to be funky. The bassist cut his teeth in the musically rich city before being picked up by the one and only Prince in 1981 for his 1981 Controversy tour. The bassist held his own and was featured on the albums Around the World In A Day, Parade, Sign o’...