BASS PLAYER INTERVIEWS BASS PLAYER: Aside from me finally deploying that snarky headline I've been sitting on for 20 years, I can say with confidence that the kind folks at BP interviewed me for the latest issue, available now. Thanks BP! Also: Thundercat, I think I need some wardrobe consulting. These black t-shirts of mine are getting tired.The new Bass Player is out now, with the mighty Thundercat exploring the depths of his unique creativity, Nate Mendel of the Foo Fighters talking stadium-sized bass tones, and Este Haim revealing which fusion classic she warms up with. They're joined by Dave Swift, Snow Owl, Mark Egan, Catherine Popper and Bryan Beller... that's a serious line-up of bass wisdom right there. Add our exclusive first review of Peter Hook's new signature Yamaha, plus reviews of killer Lakland, Anaconda and Ashdown gear, and it's another essential issue! Grab it at bit.ly/3bBQCxz. ... See MoreSee Less
AN ACCOUNTANT’S BEST FRIEND: About six months ago I was spending quite a bit of time shooting a video for the songs “A Quickening/Steiner In Ellipses” from my most recent solo album “Scenes From The Flood”. This was a still pic from the day we shot “B. Harrison Firestone, C.P.A.” An untold story: The accounting firm’s final numbers checker, Ellie (seated at right), was not pleased with the reconciliation for FY2019, and requested a full audit at once. Also, her ball. ... See MoreSee Less
CHICK COREA. When I was 19 at Berklee, his Electric Band's album "Eye Of The Beholder" changed my musical life. I saw the "Inside Out" tour & just couldn't believe musicians could do that. Chick's genius vision. And he always made it look so easy. RIP.
BASS PLAYER INTERVIEWS BASS PLAYER: Aside from the snarky lede I've been saving for 20 yrs, I can say w/ confidence that the kind folks at BP spoke w/me in the latest issue. Also: @Thundercat, I think I need some wardrobe consulting. These black t-shirts o'mine are getting tired.