Leland Sklar is making the most of this time of social distancing and giving back to the bass playing community. In this video, the bass legend shows us the bass line on the Phil Collins tune, “Against All Odds.”
Twelve years after his hit documentary “The Wrecking Crew,” filmmaker Denny Tedesco is back with a new project on legendary session musicians. The new film is once again named after the group it features: The Immediate Family.
Leland Sklar is no stranger to the annual “Reader Favorite Bassists,” and he makes it once again for 2019. One of the most sought-after bassists on the scene, we featured some exciting news - and some great videos - that landed him on this year's list.
The Immediate Family is a band made up of L.A.’s most sought after session players, including Leland Sklar. The band has announced they’re going into the studio for the own album, and have some tour dates set as well.
I took a trip down memory lane this morning by watching clips from James Taylor’s career. Here is one of my favorites, from a 1979 concert. Leland Sklar performs his wizardry on this version of “How Sweet It Is.”
Phil Collins has extended his “Not Dead Yet” tour with a new 15-day U.S. run in the fall. The “Still Not Dead Yet, Live!” trek will kick off September 23rd. Collins will be joined by the same backing band as last year, including bassist Leland Sklar.
Warwick has added the Sklar Bass I Signature to their Teambuilt Artist Series as well as their Rockbass line. Developed with session legend Leland Sklar, the semi-hollow bass is a modified version of their Star Bass.
In July 1990, Phil Collins recorded a live performance in Berlin during the “The Serious Hits… Live!” tour. Here’s a special camera angle from the show on the tune “Inside Out,” which focuses on drummer Chester Thompson and bassist Leland Sklar.
Leland Sklar will be appearing at the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles on November 8th for “An Evening with Leland Sklar.” The event will include an intimate chat with Sklar moderated by museum artistic director Scott Goldman followed by a performance. The legendary session bassist has contributed to over 2,600 albums with some of the world’s greatest artists: James Taylor,...
Over the summer, TEC Awards posted this clip from the 2018 NAMM TEC Awards show in Anaheim, and it is a gem. Legendary Asylum Records “house band” The Section – with Craig Doerge, Danny Kortchmar, Leland Sklar and Russ Kunkel – backed Jackson Browne on his 1977 hit “Running On Empty.”
Judith Owen has released RedisCOVERed, and album of reimagined pop and rock songs. While the singer-songwriter has included cover songs in her work before, this is the first time she has dedicated an entire album to it. Songs on RedisCOVERed run the gamut of musical styles with versions of Drake’s “Hotline Bling”, Deep Purple’s “Smoke on the Water”, Soundgarden’s “Black...
Bass legend Leland Sklar will once again lay down the low end for Phil Collins on a new North American tour scheduled for this fall. The outing will mark the former Genesis member’s first tour on the continent in eight years. It will be a continuation of his “Not Dead Yet Live!” tour, which Sklar also anchored last year. The...