Tag Archives: Electric Bass

Bass 40

2017 marks my 40th anniversary playing bass. My late mother, Ellie, gave me a bass rig for my 15th birthday, February 1977. My path to becoming a bassist is detailed in an article I wrote about encouraging my son, Brian, … Continue reading

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Michael Thurber: Story of the Bass

I am sharing an incredible video, “Story of the Bass,” presented by Michael Thurber of cdza, a group that creates musical video experiments. Enjoy this performance/history lesson about the world’s greatest instrument (so says The Funky Adjunct.)

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Happy Birthday, “Blue Thunder”

30 years ago, I bought the electric bass that I play to this day, a G&L L-1000. G&L was the final company of the legendary Leo Fender, creator of the modern electric bass, the Fender Precision. With G&L, Leo applied … Continue reading

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