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Reader Spotlight: Patrick McCarthy
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Reader Spotlight: Patrick McCarthy

Meet Patrick McCarthy, a bassist from New York who believes guitarists shouldn’t have all the fun (amen!). Patrick is our player in the spotlight for April 26, 2011. Bio: With over a decades worth of experience as a professional musician, bassist Patrick McCarthy chalks his ability up to hard work, patience, and the love of music. “Whenever I get a...

Reader Spotlight: Jeanette Jones
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Reader Spotlight: Jeanette Jones

Meet Jeanette Jones, a busy person and busy bassist from Staten Island, NY, and our player in the spotlight for April 19, 2011. Bio: I am an overextended mother of four who fits playing with multiple bands into my life because of how important it is for me to be connected to music. I stopped playing for quite some time...

Reader Spotlight: Brad Bradly Jenkins
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Reader Spotlight: Brad Bradly Jenkins

Meet Brad Bradly Jenkins, a bassist from Lafayette, Louisiana and our player in the spotlight for April 12, 2011. Bio: I hail from a Cajun family from hot and humid Lafayette, Louisiana. I’ve been playing for almost five years, and I’ve received no formal music training. Throughout my career as a bassist, I’ve always focused on experimentation, creating new sounds,...

Reader Spotlight: Lorna Thomas
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Reader Spotlight: Lorna Thomas

Meet Lorna Thomas, a bassist from Edinburgh, Scotland and our player in the spotlight for April 5, 2011. Bio: I started to play bass when I was 14, by learning the latest Duran Duran single. Three months later, I was out gigging with local bands and had at last found something that I felt I was good at doing. That...

Reader Spotlight: Dan Nelson
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Reader Spotlight: Dan Nelson

Meet Dan Nelson, an 18 year old bassist from Wales and our player in the spotlight for March 29, 2011. Bio: I started out on guitar for around six months before a friend showed me a old SG bass copy. From then on, I’ve been hooked on bass. About three years ago I started to get serious and started looking...

Reader Spotlight: Becky Baldwin
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Reader Spotlight: Becky Baldwin

Meet Becky Baldwin, a bassist from Bristol England and our player in the spotlight for March 22, 2011. Bio: I grew up in Trowbridge, Wiltshire and got my first bass guitar for my 13th birthday. It has been my biggest passion in life since that day! I moved to Bristol in 2009 to study bass performance at BIMM university, and...

Reader Spotlight: Aaron Gibson
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Reader Spotlight: Aaron Gibson

Meet Aaron Gibson, a bassist form Oregon and our player in the spotlight for March 15, 2011. Aaron has one of the best stories we’ve heard for getting his start as a full-time musician. Bio: A few years back I spent some time working in Sighisoara, a Romanian town best know as Vlad the Impaler’s (Dracula) birthplace. For weeks I...

Reader Spotlight: Kimberly Lynn
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Reader Spotlight: Kimberly Lynn

Meet Kimberly Lynn, a bassist from Kingston, Washington, and our player in the spotlight for March 8, 2011. We first featured Kimberly on No Treble with her cool looper performance video. Bio: I’m an ‘Old School’ bassist from back in the day, starting playing bass in the early 70’s. After fifteen-ish years on the road playing the ‘hotel’ circuits, I...

Reader Spotlight: Bob Bartram
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Reader Spotlight: Bob Bartram

Meet Bob Bartram, a bassist from Baltimore, Maryland and our player in the spotlight for March 1, 2011. Bio: I’m a bass player from Baltimore, Maryland who has been playing local gigs with various bands for quite a while now. I work full time and am a husband and father of two, so this is definitely a hobby. I can’t...

Reader Spotlight: Jennifer (Geni) Alania
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Reader Spotlight: Jennifer (Geni) Alania

Meet Jennifer Alania (aka Geni), a bassist from Oakland, Calfornia, by way of South Beach, Florida, and our player in the spotlight for February 22, 2011. We think Geni might have the coolest grandfather in our reader spotlight history too. Bio: My name is Jennifer (Geni) Alania and I reside in Oakland, California, but I was born and raised in...