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…

Happy 6th Anniversary Bass Musician


Online today: the sixth anniversary of Bass Musician Magazine! This special issue marks the first time the premier bass mag has been available in a special page-flip format, giving it the feel of a true virtual magazine. Hey, are print…

Get Well Detroit

News broke today that the city of Detroit is filing for bankruptcy. Let's hope this great city gets back on its feet soon. The video above is a reminder of two things that helped make Detroit the iconic city it…

Summer In The City

Hope everyone had a nice July 4th holiday weekend... took this nice shot of the Hudson while relaxing at home. This was about an hour before the Macy's fireworks started, with boats lining up to get a good view.

 

Rolling With Stone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Playing with artist Allen Stone at Capitale on NYC's Bowery.

 

 

 

Rare Anthony Jackson Performance 1982

Now playing on Suchow TV... check out this rare 1982 video of a young Anthony Jackson playing with drummer Kenwood Dennard and guitarist Pat Martino. It's from Pat's first documented live performance after his life saving brain surgery. I've…

The Master Is In

Part one of my interview with the great John Patitucci is in the current issue of Bass Musician. The direct link to the article is here.

 

Bass From Another Dimension

Many thanks to Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton for taking time out from the band's busy schedule to chat with me about their new album, his basses and an update on his health, among other things. Music From Another Dimension! is Aerosmith's…

It Was 25 Years Ago Today

You can read my latest article, Jaco Pastorius: 25 Years Ago Today... marking the 25th anniversary of the murder of Jaco Pastorius. Included is a brief excerpt of an interview that I did with his wife Ingrid, just weeks…