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Reader Spotlight: Rick Reese
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Reader Spotlight: Rick Reese

Meet Rick Reese, a bassist from Nashville, TN and our player in the spotlight for November 30, 2010. Bio: Born in Baltimore, MD in 1969, Rick has been playing bass for 27 years. His innovative style is a unique blend of jazz improvisation, funk punctuation with driving energy of rock and roll. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Rick...

Reader Spotlight: Jeff Clark
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Reader Spotlight: Jeff Clark

Meet Jeff Clark, a bassist from Portland, Oregon and our player in the spotlight for November 23, 2010. Bio: I’m a lucky guy who wanted to learn music and did. Don’t let anyone tell you you can’t do anything. Keep it up and you’ll make it. Location: Portland, Oregon Day gig: I’m an administrator at Intel’s R&D facility. I’m also...

Reader Spotlight: Andrea Morse
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Reader Spotlight: Andrea Morse

Meet Andrea Morse, a bassist from St Louis, Missouri, and our player in the spotlight for November 16, 2010. Bio: I grew up in NYC and have lived up and down the east coast before coming to St. Louis in 2003. My musical study began with drums at age 10 before spending time with guitar and violin before finding the...

Reader Spotlight: Steve Harris
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Reader Spotlight: Steve Harris

Meet Steve Harris, a bassist from Long Beach, California, and our bassist in the spotlight for November 9, 2010. Bio: A former bar band road dog, I came to L.A. to be a rock star. I did the strip big hair band thing. When grunge hit, I went back to my first love – playing jazz. I now have my...

Reader Spotlight: Carter Fox
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Reader Spotlight: Carter Fox

Meet Carter Fox a bassist from the greater Philadelphia area who is studying at Drexel University, and our player in the spotlight for November 2, 2010. Bio: Hailing from Lansdale, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia, 19 year old Carter Fox has been playing the upright and electric basses for the past decade and has played in every style of band...

Reader Spotlight: James Cain
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Reader Spotlight: James Cain

Meet James Cain, a bassist from Weslaco, Texas and our player in the spotlight for October 26, 2010. Bio: I’ve been a bass player for 37 years, and I was a Bass Performance Major in college. I play all types of music, mainly jazz, blues, funk, rock, country, Latin and Latin Jazz. I’ve played with the great alto saxophonist Rene...

Reader Spotlight: Edward Baida
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Reader Spotlight: Edward Baida

Meet Edward Baida, a bassist from New York and our player in the spotlight for October 19, 2010. Bio: I’m a 21-year-old bass guitar player about to be a senior in college at Boston University. Playing music is how I’d like to make a living for myself, and making a living for myself is a reality I am going to...

Reader Spotlight: Yair Loewenson
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Reader Spotlight: Yair Loewenson

Meet Yair Loewenson, a bassist from Haifa, Israel and our player in the spotlight for October 12, 2010. Bio: Yair Loewenson was born in Haifa, Israel, and has been playing, composing, and teaching music professionally since his late teens. Jazz has always been his main genre, along with late classical and contemporary compositions. His extensive track record on stage includes...

Reader Spotlight: Paul Vienneau
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Reader Spotlight: Paul Vienneau

Meet Paul Vienneau, a bassist from Nova Scotia, and our player in the spotlight for October 5th, 2010. Bio: I come from a musical family and started bass at 12 years old, after playing drums for four years. My older brother introduced me to jazz, fusion, funk, etc., while my friends and I listened to AC/DC, Rush, KISS, etc. I’m...

Reader Spotlight: Skip Taylor
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Reader Spotlight: Skip Taylor

Meet Skip Taylor, a bassist from Slidell, Louisiana, and our player in the spotlight for September 28, 2010. Bio: Skip Taylor is a seasoned bass player, producer and writer with a impressive list of accomplishments. Being from the South, I played a lot of southern rock and funk. A student of Larry Graham and Bootsy, I established my own band...