Perhaps the busiest man on the bass scene, Pino Palladino was featured on several new albums this year. And as is the case with Pino, readers responded with a lot of clicks, landing him at the #5 slot on this year’s “Reader Favorite Bassists” list.
The Who may have started their recording career 55 years ago, but Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are still going. Their latest album, “Who,” marks their 12th studio album, and features Pino Palladino and Gus Seyffert.
Former Chicago bassist and vocalist Jason Scheff has released “Here I Am,” which marks his second solo album. Scheff shares bass duties with DeMarcus as well as session ace Pino Palladino, who is on two tracks.
Robbie Robertson has returned with a new solo album entitled “Sinematic” that is a darker, more intimate look at the famed guitarist from The Band. The majority of the tracks feature Pino Palladino, while two include Reggie Hamilton.
British singer Emeli Sandé has returned with her third studio album, entitled “Real Life.” If you get really into those grooves, it may be thanks in part to session ace Pino Palladino laying down the bass lines.
Can you ever get enough Pino Palladino? My vote is no. Case in point: check the bass master in concert with D’Angelo from the 2015 North Sea Jazz Festival.
John Mayer has announced a healthy round of North American tour dates to follow his spring outing in Australia and Asia. Pino Palladino will once again join Mayer on the tour.
I spotted this video of John Mayer performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live. I was in a hurry, so I almost skipped it. Then I realized Pino Palladino was on the bill, which of course made it required viewing.
Reverb’s Jake Hawrylak breaks down the work of Pino Palladino, focusing on the Soulquarians era of his work. Jake covers tunes from José James, Questlove, Erykah Badu, and D’Angelo. The tab for this video is available for download on Reverb.
We’re huge fans of the John Mayer Trio, thanks in large part to the versatile Pino Palladino. Here’s an excellent clip of the band performing “Good Love Is On The Way” back in 2007. Pino is laying it down and throwing in the tastiest fills along the way.
Much of John Entwistle’s best bass work is showcased in a new collection from The Who. Maximum A’s and B’s compiles the band’s complete singles discography into a five-disc box set. The collection has 86 tracks from their time with four labels: Brunswick, Reaction, Track, and Polydor. It begins with songs they released as The High Numbers (“Zoot Suit” and...
The Who’s return to the Isle of Wight Festival in 2004 was important for several reasons. First, it was the first time playing the festival since their legendary 1970 performance. It had just been restarted in 2002 after a long absence. Secondly, it was the first time the band played in their home country since the untimely passing of bassist...