Backstage Pass with Gordon Bash

Backstage Pass with Gordon Bash-4

Backstage Pass with Gordon Bash… The small town of New Alexandria, Pennsylvania, is famous for three things: it’s proximity to Livermore Cemetery (featured in Night of The Living Dead), a strip club with a drive-thru, and being the childhood home of production and bass extraordinaire Gordon Bash, of Magnolia Memoir and Mankind Is Obsolete. Bash was […]

From Amateur to Pro: A Discussion with George Farmer by John Kuhlman

George Farmer is a successful working bassist living in New York City with several Broadway shows and recordings to his credit.

A Discussion with George Farmer… George Farmer (Facebook / website) is an electric and double bassist in New York City. Raised in Vienna, Austria, his earliest musical education came from his father, trumpeter Art Farmer, and later, at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Classical Upright Bass performance, and at the Conservatory of Vienna, Jazz […]

Mark Kelley – Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey!, October 2014 Issue

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Bass Musician Magazine – October 2014 Cover Interview with Bassist Mark Kelley… As the call and response of the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon theme kicks in, there is an immediate assertiveness to the bass sound. After the vocal refrain, the bass line walks and winds though the lower register, pumping low tones as the […]

Bassist Joseph Patrick Moore – Why Is Music Important (The Panel Experiment) by Brent-Anthony Johnson

Photo courtesy of Greg Brown - July 2014

Bassist Joseph Patrick Moore on Why Is Music Important… Who are you, and what do you do? My name is Joseph Patrick Moore and I’m a bassist/composer/producer currently based outside of Atlanta, GA. You can find out more about me here: Who are your primary musical influences? Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, and Jimi Hendrix. What are you listening […]

Marco Mendoza – Bass with the Biggest Names in Rock, September 2014 Issue

Marco Mendoza - bass Musician Magazine - September 2014

Marco Mendoza has been the bassist for so many great bands and artists including Whitesnake, Ted Nugent, Thin Lizzy, Black Star Riders, Blue Murder both John Sykes, Bill Ward, and countless others, while still somehow finding the time and energy to front his own great projects. We catch up with Marco to see what he […]

Jasmine Cain: Rock and Roll with a Gypsy Soul

Jasmine Cain

I will freely admit that when I first met Jasmine Cain at the GHS Strings booth at NAMM, I thought she’d be taller. Her larger-than-life personality precedes her, commands any stage she sets her foot upon and demands the attention of everyone around her; no surprise that she has a loyal army of followers online […]