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Here are my takeaways from some of the interviews we've conducted on ForBassPlayersOnly.com. These posts are intended to provide my thoughts and insights, with an eye toward making you a better bass player.
Is it possible to give equal focus to both playing and singing?
Iconic “Funk Brother” cited by many obvious – and not-so-obvious – bassists
Do you look like you’re having fun?
How Doug Wimbish is using his “WimBash” to help young people
Sure and steady, one-step-at-a-time, is the best way to get there
You never know when that “big gig” might open up!
Once again, controversy among bass players abounds…
August 2, 2018 This week’s interview with Mandy Harvey is truly powerful. Mandy grew up loving all types of music. As a child, she sang in the choir. She also studied piano and guitar, with the hopes of someday becoming a music teacher. She went to college for vocal music education. She’s released three albums […]
July 23, 2018 This week’s interview is a very rare and special one-on-one conversation with Styx co-founder and bassist Chuck Panozzo, conducted by FBPO’s Gary Graff.
July 16, 2018 In a recent blog, I talked about the rise of bass players stepping up from the background and releasing their own solo albums, functioning as leader of the band. While observing the increase of this phenomenon, I also noticed the prevalence of new releases coming out on vinyl, sometimes exclusively.