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Reader Spotlight: George Radai
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Reader Spotlight: George Radai

Meet bassist George Radai, our player in the spotlight for July 6, 2010. Bio: Born on the planet. In 1960. I’m about 5 foot 9, and I’m average, physically. Among the things I used to do or have done, and things I know a lot about or have a special interest in, are the following: Animals in general, zoos, dogs,...

Reader Spotlight: Josh Hari
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Reader Spotlight: Josh Hari

Bio: Josh Hari is an upright and electric bassist from Oakland, California and Guadalajara, Mexico. He has performed in a professional setting and/or recorded with: Dianne Reeves, Terri Lyne Carrington, Lalah Hathaway, Goapele, Lyrics Born, Killah Priest, Richie Rich, Joe Louis Walker, John Ellis, Bobby Sparks, Gary Thomas, Nona Hendryx, Julian Lage, Greg Osby, Bicasso, Bobby Ozuna and many others....

Reader Spotlight: Justin Williams
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Reader Spotlight: Justin Williams

Meet Justin Williams, our bass player in the spotlight. We had the chance to meet up with Justin at the Warwick booth during Summer NAMM. Bio: Justin Williams is one of NYC’s upcoming bassists in the Underground Hip-Hop/R&B, Electronic scene. For six years he’s been supporting some today’s hottest acts (Joya Bravo, KalaeAllDay, C. Devone) holding down the low end...

Reader Spotlight: Dirk McNasty
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Reader Spotlight: Dirk McNasty

Meet bassist Dirk McNasty, our player in the spotlight for June 15th, 2010. Bio: As bassist for The Underground Blues Division, I’ve been fortunate enough to share stages with some of my heroes, such as, Chris Duarte, The Ozark Mountain Daredevils, and Steve Cropper. After years of playing, I’m finally in the band I’ve always dreamed of and couldn’t be...

Reader Spotlight: Erik Uhlen
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Reader Spotlight: Erik Uhlen

Meet Erik Uhlen, our bassist in the spotlight for June 8, 2010. Bio: I’ve been playing for 23 years and have had the good luck to play with popular and working local acts over the years, whether they were original and/or cover bands. As of late, I have been involved with studio efforts, by two artists and am in the...

Reader Spotlight: Gerald del Campo
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Reader Spotlight: Gerald del Campo

Meet Gerald del Campo, our bass player in the spotlight for June 1, 2010. Bio: I was born in Argentina. I have been playing bass since I was 13 years old. I started with the classical guitar when I was 6 years old, but when I was introduced to rock music I had to make the switch. I wanted to...

Reader Spotlight: Sean Scales
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Reader Spotlight: Sean Scales

Meet Sean Scales, our bassist in the spotlight for May 25, 2010. Bio: Professional gigs include orchestra bassist for Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise lines, Bassist for the Osmond Brothers, professional summer stock theatre at Arrow Rock Lyceum theatre. Gig experience includes jazz combo, big band, blues, rock, latin american, country and original music. Play both upright and electric bass....

Reader Spotlight: Todd Erickson
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Reader Spotlight: Todd Erickson

Meet bassist Todd Erickson, our player in the spotlight for May 18, 2010. Bio: Denver-born, Maine-raised, Boston-honed, lead-singing, songwriting bottom dweller for “hippie-shredder” rock trio “FREERIDER”. Began recording original material in 1983 with “Still Missing” as lead-singing bass player. Received a Boston Music Award in 1987 for “Best Rock Song” with his former pop/punk/metal trio, “SHAKE THE FAITH”. Currently writing...

Reader Spotlight: Brittany Frompovich
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Reader Spotlight: Brittany Frompovich

Meet Brittany Frompovich, our player in the spotlight for May 11, 2010. Bio: I picked up guitar at age 14, and then started playing double bass at age 18. I have a B.A. in Bass from Bloomsburg University. I currently teach 50 – 70 students per week, teach group classes and workshops, and perform in Northern Virginia. I am the...

Reader Spotlight: Mario Sangermano
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Reader Spotlight: Mario Sangermano

Meet Mario Sangermano, our player in the spotlight for April 27, 2010. Bio: I started playing electric bass at age 11, and he played in many high school neighborhood bands, performing rock and jazz. I studied theory with my grandfather who was a professional violinist in Italy, and later studied Jazz and Commercial Music at the American Conservatory of Music...