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Reader Spotlight: Zephyr Culbertson Adee
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Reader Spotlight: Zephyr Culbertson Adee

Meet Zephyr Culbertson Adee, a bassist from California who has as diverse a musical background and life as we’ve seen. Zephyr is our player in the spotlight for the week of April 17, 2012. Bio: Born in San Francisco, I moved to Marin County at the age of 3, where I lived until graduating from Terra Linda High School. Throughout...

Reader Spotlight: Chris “Topher” Clark
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Reader Spotlight: Chris “Topher” Clark

Meet Chris “Topher” Clark, a bassist studying at Berklee who got his start in music after hearing Led Zeppelin at the age of 5. Chris is our player in the spotlight for the week of April 10, 2012. Bio: I started playing the drums after hearing Led Zeppelin around five years old. After playing in bands, I wanted to explore...

Reader Spotlight: Mykk Hannan
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Reader Spotlight: Mykk Hannan

Mykk's claim to fame: "Massive earth shaking low end that will disembowel the front three rows." Check out Mykk's story and say hi.

Reader Spotlight: Trey Anderson
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Reader Spotlight: Trey Anderson

Meet bassist Trey Anderson, a young bassist who already has an impressive past and an even brighter looking future in music. We were impressed by Trey’s love for classical and jazz, and his “normal life on the side” comment. This is one serious musician. Trey is our player in the spotlight for the week of March 27, 2012. Bio: I’m...

Reader Spotlight: Freddy Hernandez
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Reader Spotlight: Freddy Hernandez

Meet bassist Freddy Hernandez, who took up the double bass at age 12. Freddy is the son of former Oingo Boingo drummer Johnny “Vatos” Hernandez. Freddy has an interesting gigging life, performing in an orchestra, his father’s “Johnny Vatos Boingo Dance Party”, on various TV commercials and other bands as well. We love Freddy’s attitude towards music, well described in...

Reader Spotlight: Jonathan Moody
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Reader Spotlight: Jonathan Moody

Meet Jonathan Moody, a player who works from the pit – literally – playing a variety of musical styles using an impressive line-up of gear. One of the coolest parts to the story: Jonathan is a second generation bassist, following in the footsteps of his mother who taught him how to play initially. Jonathan is our player in the spotlight...

Reader Spotlight: Austin Underhill
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Reader Spotlight: Austin Underhill

Meet Austin Underhill, a twelve-year vet of the low end who has one of the best lines we’ve heard when describing what he does for a living: “a freelance bassist both day and night”. Austin is our player in the spotlight for the week of March 6, 2012. Bio: Home grown in Napa, California, Austin has been playing bass since...

Reader Spotlight: Bill Bois
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Reader Spotlight: Bill Bois

Meet bassist Bill Bois, a well-traveled musician who has played as many styles of music as the places he’s lived and visited. Maybe more. Bill is our player in the spotlight for February 28, 2012. Bio: I’m a bass player and songwriter. Over the years, I’ve played jazz and rock in Maine; rock and blues in upstate New York; punk...

Reader Spotlight: Jessica Karjanis
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Reader Spotlight: Jessica Karjanis

Meet Jessica Karjanis, a bassist from Stamford, Connecticut who is about as versatile as they come. Jessica plays electric, upright (and cello), in bands ranging from original hard rock to bluegrass to metal. Jessica is our player in the spotlight for the week of February 21, 2012. Bio: I’m a 27-year-old teacher who spends the nights and weekends playing bass....

Reader Spotlight: Thomas Scott
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Reader Spotlight: Thomas Scott

Meet Thomas Scott a bassist from the Lone Star State who defies being categorized in a single genre. Thomas is our player in the spotlight for the week of February 14, 2012. Bio: I’m a young aspiring bassist in the DFW Metroplex. I’ve been around in a few bands ranging from a Paul McCartney-inspired pop group to a hair metal...