A Wonderous Journey

I was honored to be asked to write the Bass Player tribute to Yes bassist Chris Squire, who sadly passed away this summer from leukemia. The cover story tribute is available now in the BP November 2015 issue.

I'm…

The Stars Of David

I've really enjoyed the last two interviews I've written for Bass Player. David Hood is a pretty legendary guy, having built his legacy decades ago with the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. He's still going strong (now on tour with…

Facing East

It seems that every year starts out the same for me: I vow to do less, work less, take it easier, relax more. Hasn't seemed to work out that way yet.

Another brutal New York winter is finally over, thankfully…

Real Deal Camille

 

"Bravo! Love the version of 'As'... wonderful!" - Peter Erskine (Weather Report, Steely Dan)

"Camille has serious vocal skills and a wealth of experience to make her the perfect performer to attempt this musical 'Mount Everest'." - Raul Amador,

Let Me Be Your Download

Many years ago, a tune I had co-written with then-Arista artist Angela Bofill snuck onto the radio and got a good dose of regular airplay. From that point on it seemed to have a life of its own, getting re-released…

New Album, New Label

I'm happy to announce that the official release date for Camille's new album is set for October 7th, which will coincide with the launch of her own record label Camilleon Records. As the date gets closer I'll have…

Ring Out The Old

It feels like it's been a long and busy year. I don't know about you, but I'm pretty happy to see it wind down. For me, the past few months have been a time of reevaluating where I'm at and…

Michael Jackson's Man In The Window

Sure, Michael spent some time looking at the man in the mirror, but when he looked in the glass to the studio control room, at the peak of his career, he saw two other guys who were just as creat…

Picasso The Cartoonist

Former Bass Player magazine contributing editor Tom Wictor is my latest subject, and you can read our great interview online now on Bass Musician Magazine. Tom's fearless new book Ghosts And Ballyhoo: Memoirs Of A Failed L.A. Music Journalist

RIP George Duke (1946 - 2013)

One of the greats passed away yesterday at age 67: Keyboardist and producer George Duke was one of a kind, a brilliant musician and a massively successful producer. Rest in peace George, and thanks for making the music world a…