Nate Watts

October 10th, 2018

For over 40 years, Nate Watts has anchored Stevie Wonder’s band, both live and in the studio.

Mark Egan

July 14th, 2015

Mark Egan is the grand master of the fretless bass.

Mike Pope

May 19th, 2015

Mike Pope is best described as a rare triple threat in the bass world. Equally adept at both acoustic bass and 6-string electric bass guitar, he is a world-renowned jazz solo artist, sideman, composer and teacher. Additonally, he is a well-respected designer of high-end amplifiers, preamps and onboard active electronics. Raised in Ohio, Mike attended […]

Ivan Bodley

December 12th, 2014

Ivan “Funkboy ” Bodley is bass player and musical director to the stars.

Robin Keats

December 11th, 2014

Robin Keats has traveled all over the country playing everything from folk/rock to musicals. Robin graduated from Berklee College of Music, where he received the prestigious Bass Department Achievement Award in 2006. Upon leaving Berklee, he toured the country for six years with the Adam Ezra Group, recording three albums over that period (Ragtop Angel, […]

Mike Visceglia

December 10th, 2014

Native New Yorker Mike Visceglia got his professional start touring with Welsh rocker John Cale (Velvet Underground). Since then he has recorded and/or performed with Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen, Avril Lavigne, Jonatha Brooke, Jorma Kaukonen, Phoebe Snow, Dar Williams, Cyndi Lauper, and Bette Midler, among many others. Mike has been (and continues to be) the […]

Linda Oh

December 9th, 2014

Born in Malaysia and raised in Perth, Western Australia, Linda Oh is an active bassist and composer who has performed with the likes of Dave Douglas, Joe Lovano, Kenny Barron, Steve Wilson, Fabian Almazan and Terri Lyne Carrington. She has received many awards such as an ASCAP Young Jazz Composer’s award in 2008, second place […]

Ed Friedland

December 8th, 2014

Ed Friedland has been at the forefront of bass education for over 30 years, having written 20 instructional books for Hal Leonard including: Building Walking Bass Lines, The Hal Leonard Bass Method, Blues Bass, Reggae Bass, Jazz Bass, Bass Improvisation, Bass Grooves, Slap Bass (DVD), Jazz Upright Bass (DVD), and many others. As a columnist and contributing editor for Bass Player magazine, Ed has written hundreds of instructional articles, […]

Tom Kennedy

December 7th, 2014

Tom Kennedy is an accomplished touring and studio musician who ranks as one of the top acoustic and electric bass players in the world. Tom’s musical roots are on the Acoustic Bass, an instrument he started playing at age 9 and took to it so naturally that within a few years he was performing with internationally […]

Lincoln Goines

December 6th, 2014

A mainstay of the New York City jazz / Latin / studio scene, Lincoln has recorded and performed with an extensive list of artists.

Felix Pastorius

December 5th, 2014

Felix Pastorius is a rising young bass force poised to broaden the technical and musical conceptions of the instrument.

Victor Wooten

December 4th, 2014

Victor Lemonte Wooten is the preeminent bassist of his generation and one of the most influential bass guitarists in the 65-year history of the instrument. Over the course of his five-decade career, Victor has had a major impact on the art of the bass guitar through his innovative playing techniques, genre-uniting music and his bass […]