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Groove – Episode #63: Yolanda Charles
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #63: Yolanda Charles

There was a buzz on Yolanda Charles’ bass playing long before Sting chose her for his upcoming tour. Yolanda’s resume is as diverse as her musical tastes. She’s our guest in this new episode of Groove. Enjoy the conversation...

Hans Zimmer with Yolanda Charles: Tribute to Prince
Bass Videos

Hans Zimmer with Yolanda Charles: Tribute to Prince

My good friend Steve Lawson shared this video a couple of days ago, saying “the great Yolanda Charles sings and plays bass on ‘Purple Rain’ last night with Hans Zimmer. Guthrie Govan AND Johnny Marr on guitar. Amazing Prince tribute.” It sure is. RIP, Prince.

Yolanda Charles: NAMM Bass Bash 2014
Bass Videos

Yolanda Charles: NAMM Bass Bash 2014

One of the great hangouts during the annual NAMM show is the Bass Bash held at JT Schmid’s in Anaheim. This year was no exception as players ranging from the great Uriah Duffy to Ethan Farmer to Snarky Puppy all laid it down to a crowd of bass fanatics. Here’s one of our favorite videos taken from the two night...

The Deep MO: Civilized
Bass Videos

The Deep MO: Civilized

Check out this video of The Deep MO performing their tune “Civilized” live on the BBC. The group is headed up by bassist/vocalist Yolanda Charles, who lays down some serious groove.