Bass Player - June 2016 - Bobby Vega
Bass Player – June 2016
Bobby Vega – Just how funky can a player get with a pick? Ever since his first recording session at age 17 – with Sly Stone! – Vega has been answering that question with authority.
Tom Petersson – The original 12-stringer is rocking harder than ever with Cheap Trick, and he’s still searching for that elusive perfect tone.
Deep Purple’s “Gettin Tighter” – Glenn Hughes takes a funky and greasy turn on this charismatic 1975 cut from Come Taste the Band.
Community: Lowdown, The Real World, Dig My Rig, Court of Opinion
New Gear: ESP, New York Bass Works, TC Electronic & more
The One: Miller time
Bass Notes: John Myung Upping the support with Dream Theatre
Aidan Carroll Bass for life
Jerry “Jblakk” Henderson Throwing down with Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Soundroom: Blackstar – Fly Bass amp
Mesa/Boogie – Subway D-800 head & Ultra-Lite cabinets
Lindy Fralin – pickups with Illitch electronics noise-canceling system
Woodshed: Jazz Concepts – Embracing Red Mitchell
R&B Gold – Dipping into “Chocolate” Perry
Extended Technique – Between slapping & muting