Bass Player - August 2016 - Prince

Bass Player - August 2016 - Prince

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Bass Player – August 2016

As a masterful polymath - a brilliant songwriter, stunning singer, riveting performer, gifted drummer, innovative programmer, jaw-dropping guitarist, prolific producer, and exceptional keyboardist - Prince was without equal. He was a fascinating composite who transcended his influences, the rare artist who also excelled in business, and a limitless fountain of grooves and ideas.

When Prince Rogers Nelson died in April, the world lost one of the greatest all-around artists it had ever known.

Les Claypool – In his new duo with Sean Lennon, the Claypool Lennon Delirium, Les Claypool has been reborn as a master of melodic support.

TLC's "Waterfalls" -  LaMarquis "Marq" Jefferson vibes through an eight-barprogression with a constantly building part on one of the biggest R&B smash hits of the 1990's.

Community:  Lowdown, the Real World, Court of Opinion

New Gear:  Stonefield, Source Audio, Barefaced

The One:  Macca's Hofner     

Bass Notes:   Frank Bello - Hungrier than ever with Anthrax

                     Travis Carlton - Fusion bloodlines with Groove Legacy 

                       Evan Brewer - Redefining metal with Entheos

                       BP Recommends

                       

Soundroom:   Moollon B524 5-string

                      Sukop Singlecut Hybrid semi-hollow 5-string

                      

Woodshed:    Jazz Concepts – Using patterns wisely

                      R&B Gold – The Best bass intros ever