Skip to main content

Donovan Stokes Archives - Page 4

Columns, The Lowdown with Dr. D

The Lowdown with Dr. D.: Making the Switch from Electric to Upright (part 2 of 3)

Last time we talked about some of the general concepts involved in making the switch from Electric to Upright Bass. It’s a fairly big subject, so we are going to continue down this road for the next several installments. As I mentioned last time, an accomplished Electric player can often pump out a line on an Upright after only a...

Columns, The Lowdown with Dr. D

The Lowdown with Dr. D.: Making the Switch from Electric to Upright (part 1 of 3)

This is my inaugural installment here at No Treble and I look forward to our impending dialogue. Here at the Lowdown, I will be focusing on the Upright Bass, in all its glory. Whether you are an Electric bassist looking to add the Upright to your gig bag, or a classically trained musician wanting to expand your sonic palette, this...

Donovan Stokes: Purple Haze
Bass Videos

Donovan Stokes: Purple Haze

I’m extremely pleased to announce Dr. Donovan Stokes is joining the No Treble team with a monthly column and on an advisory level. Donovan is a bass professor at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia. Be on the look out for Donovan’s column, The Low Down with Dr. D, later this month. In the meantime, check out Donovan playing Jimi Hendrix’s...