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Groove Podcast

This is an ambitious effort. This will be a fascinating conversation. Our goal at Groove is to build the largest oral history of bass players. Join our host, Mitch Joel, on this adventure.

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Groove – Episode #110: Justin Smolian
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Groove – Episode #110: Justin Smolian

Justin Smolian and his band, Dirty Honey, are back to rock you out with their latest head-turner, “Can’t Find The Breaks.” Justin is our guest for this month’s episode of Groove - the No Treble Podcast.

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Groove – Episode #109: Rodney “Skeet” Curtis
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Groove – Episode #109: Rodney “Skeet” Curtis

Few bassists have etched their legacy as indelibly as Rodney “Skeet” Curtis. This is a reflection on his 40-year odyssey, and it reveals not just a musician but a maestro who has continually redefined the electric bass. Skeet is our guest for this month’s episode of Groove - The No Treble Podcast.

Groove – Episode #108: Shaun Cooper
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Groove – Episode #108: Shaun Cooper

Shaun Cooper of Taking Back Sunday is as a formidable figure, with his bass lines etching deep grooves in the landscape of punk rock music. He’s our guest for the December episode of the Groove Podcast.

Groove – Episode #107: Bobby Wooten III
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Groove – Episode #107: Bobby Wooten III

In the world of the electric bass, it’s the musical virtuosos like Bobby Wooten III who bring new live to the instrument’s boundless narrative. In this month’s episode of Groove - The No Treble podcast, we chat with him to learn more.

Groove – Episode #106: Mike Watt
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Groove – Episode #106: Mike Watt

If the electric bass had a pantheon, Mike Watt would undoubtedly have his own shrine. He’s our guest for this month’s episode of Groove - the No Treble Podcast.

Groove – Episode #105: Freekbass
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Groove – Episode #105: Freekbass

In the electric bass universe, Freekbass is a monolith — a true groove guru who doesn’t just play bass but embodies it. He’s our guest for this month’s episode of Groove - the No Treble Podcast.

Groove – Episode #104: Normand Guilbeault
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Groove – Episode #104: Normand Guilbeault

Immerse yourself in the vibrant rhythm of a maestro’s journey, Normand Guilbeault, who has been at the heartbeat of Canada’s jazz and improvised music sphere for over 40 years. Guilbeault is our guest for this month's Groove Podcast episode.

Groove – Episode #103: Mali Obomsawin
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Groove – Episode #103: Mali Obomsawin

Striding out of the Odanak First Nation and onto international stages with thunderous aplomb, Mali Obomsawin is a bassist, singer, and composer who doesn’t just play the bass — she crafts sonic narratives. She’s our guest for this month’s episode of Groove.

Groove – Episode #102: Avishai Cohen
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Groove – Episode #102: Avishai Cohen

Episode #102 of Groove is here. This month, we’re thrilled to share this conversation with the great Avishai Cohen.

Groove – Episode #101: Guy Pratt
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Groove – Episode #101: Guy Pratt

Guy Pratt, a legendary bass player and skilled musician, has captivated audiences and inspired fellow bass players for decades. He’s our guest for Episode #101 of Groove.

Groove – Episode #100: Robert Trujillo
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Groove – Episode #100: Robert Trujillo

Welcome to episode #100 of Groove – The No Treble Podcast. For the first time, we brought someone back for a second appearance. Celebrating 100 episodes with Robert Trujillo!

Groove – Episode #99: Ryan Gullen
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Groove – Episode #99: Ryan Gullen

The Sheepdogs built their name on hard work and determination. Ryan Gullen's commitment to his craft and willingness to push the boundaries of what is possible with the bass guitar has helped the band evolve their sound over the years and stay fresh and exciting. We chat with him in this episode.