Bass Player - April 2016 - Esperanza Spalding
Bass Player – April 2016
Esperanza Spalding – One of the brightest stars of the 21st-century bass found a brand new source of inspiration for her daring album Emily’s D+Evolution.
2016 NAMM Report – From Aguilar to Warwick and beyond, a look at the new gear that had bassists abuzz at this year’s show in Anaheim.
Black Sabbath’s “Hand of Doom” – Geezer Butler’s iconic riff announces this tune from the classic 1970 LP Paranoid, marked by ever-shifting tempos and feels.
Community: Lowdown, the Real World, Dig My Rig, Court of Opinion
NEW! The One – Billy Sheehan’s Wife
Bass Notes: Andy Cichon maintaining integrity with Billy Joel.
Brian Ritchie finding balance with Violent Femmes
Soundroom: Gallien-Krueger – MB Fusion 800 & CX-Series cabinets
MTD – Saratoga 5-string
PRA – WiC wireless system
Woodshed: Jazz Concepts – Through Red-colored glasses
R&B Gold – Giving R&B a Twist