Bass Player - December 2015 - Steve Harris

Bass Player - December 2015 - Steve Harris


Our featured interview is with Steve Harris. The leader of possibly the heaviest band ever, Iron Maiden, has been galloping through the decades with his unique sound and style.

Warwick Bass Camp: Inside the world’s most extravagant summer camp for bassists, where intensive lessons alternate with boatloads of Braten and Bier.

Giants’ “Attitude”: Doug Rauch’s popping, sliding, and double-thumbing syncopations supercharge this funk masterpiece from 1978.

Community: Lowdown, the Real World, Dig My Rig, Court of Opinion

New Gear: Ibanez, TC Electronic, Mesa & more.

Bobby’s Bassment: Pickin’ and grinnin’


Bass Notes: Mark Saunders, precision adjustment with Florence + the Machine.

Beatles Gear Ultimate Edition first look at the updated book.

Gail Ann Dorsey singing on bass with Lenny Kravitz


Soundroom: Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay through-Neck 4-string

                        NEWBASSTONE Nitewalker Preamp

                        RED WITCH Zeus Bass Fuzz Suboctave

Woodshed: Jazz Concepts Simandl fingerings: The sequel

                      Tonal Vision Putting one pedal in front of another