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Posts tagged "bass"

Jan 04, 2013
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I’ve never tried to copy anyone’s lines, which [was] really stupid. I thought that if you learnt other people’s basslines then you wouldn’t get your own style but in fact all that happens is that you don’t learn the instrument.
— Bass player Guy Pratt (via)

Dec 14, 2011
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Kim Deal on “real” bass players

My buddy sent me this after reading Thelonius Monk’s advice, “Don’t play everything (or overtime). What you don’t play can be more important than what you do play.”

Apr 23, 2010
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Interview with Carol Kaye | WMLB 1690 | The Voice of The Arts.
Scott Glazer speaks with one of music’s most prolific bass players, Carol Kaye. Kaye has played on over 10,000 recordings in her career including her work with the Beach Boys, Frank Zappa and as Phil Spector’s go-to bass player. Scott and Carol talk about her history in recorded music, how it all started and how an accidental session with Sam Cooke changed her life forever.

Terrific stories. via mlarson

Interview with Carol Kaye | WMLB 1690 | The Voice of The Arts.

Scott Glazer speaks with one of music’s most prolific bass players, Carol Kaye. Kaye has played on over 10,000 recordings in her career including her work with the Beach Boys, Frank Zappa and as Phil Spector’s go-to bass player. Scott and Carol talk about her history in recorded music, how it all started and how an accidental session with Sam Cooke changed her life forever.

Terrific stories. via mlarson

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