Bass Player - November 2013 - Verdine White

Bass Player - November 2013 - Verdine White


November 2013 - Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire

With Earth, Wind & Fire returning to a classic old-school sound, Verdine White is reasserting his place as one of the baddest bassists in R&B.

Having become a heavy-metal icon with Metallica, Jason Newsted is back, healthy, and ready to kick the asses of a new generation.

A transcription of Ralphe Armstrong's complete bass line from Jean-Luc Ponty's "The Struggle of the Turtle to the Sea, Part III" in which the classically trained Armstrong navigates a complex jazz-rock composition with Hendrix-like freedom and abandon.

We celebrate Epiphone's 140 years of instrument making, and explore their rich history in bass building.


New Products from Ampeg, TC Electronic, Pedulla & more.