Norman Stinchcombe Jazz Original Soundtrack Jaco THE effect of the Floridan electric bassist
Jaco Pastorius who rose like a comet in the 1970s, crashed just as quickly in the '80s and died at the age of 35 after an altercation with a club bouncer, is felt ever more keenly, not only in jazz but in bass-playing all around musical styles.
Backed by a crackerjack band (keyboardist and mandolinist Rebecca Haviland, electric guitarist C Lanzbom, electric bassist
Mike Friedman, and drummer Ben Artelis), Bowersox lit into "Everything Falls into Place.
Morecroft will be joined by saxophonist Tim Ower, trombonist Raphael Clarkson, electric bassist
Conor Chaplin and drummer Liam Waugh.
The new band members are guitarist Jakob Bro, pianist Alexi Tuomarila, electric bassist
Anders Christensen and drummer Olavi Louhivouri.
29) Electric Bassist
of the Year--Christian McBride
Victor Wooten, the electric bassist
of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, needs one pack of regular-flavor Bubblicious Bubble Gum in his dressing room one hour before showtime.
Much more than just an electric bassist
- he brings an astonishing virtuosity to the four stringed axe - his multi faceted talent has led to a wide range of opportunities - from Harry Belafonte to Pat Metheny with whom he has been touring as a special guest this year.
At St Donats in March, he had an electric bassist
for company, but at Bridgend he was all alone, caressing his guitar as he improvised to telling effect.
The quartet of keyboardist Joe Zawinul, saxophonist Wayne Shorter, electric bassist
Jaco Pastorius and Erskine was probably the most stable of the band's many line-ups, and it's heard as a quartet on two of these discs, the other two adding Robert Thomas Jr on hand drums.
In its present incarnation, PPL consists of guitarist Donnie Lee Clark, drummer Scott Thompson, electric bassist
Mike Reilly, and pedal steel guitarist John David Call.
The power-drive rhythm is handled by electric bassist
Thad Kelly and drummer Gene Calderazzo, both equal to the challenge of doing battle with Siegel and Robson.
Sparling brought a lot of his ideas into her musical life, she says, and so did electric bassist