2015 February

James Jamerson: The Father of Modern Electric Bass Playing

I love playing my old Fender Precision bass strung with flatwound strings (LaBella strings, seeing as you were wondering!) and I’m not the only one. For those of us who appreciate the ‘traditional’ nature of playing the bass, it’s the approach that makes sense in so many musical…

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Steve on Keys…

I’ve always dreamed of writing my own music, developing my own sound and ideas into something that other people would want to listen to. For the longest time it’s remained a dream, something that other people do and do well, but something I only mess…

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Steve on Bass: Aynsley Lister ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Hyde’

Here’s some video of a gig we played in Chester in November 2013 featuring (once again!) Aynsley Lister’s songs ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Hyde’ from his recent album ‘Home’ The footage was taken by my good friend Michael ‘Mick the Dog (of Birmingham)’ Allen and his two-video-camera set-up. Thanks Mick!…

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Andy Hibbs Photography

One of my favourite aspects of playing music and travelling with a band is the chance to meet and become friends with talented creative artists. I count myself fortunate to know and be friends with some excellent photographers. Andy Hibbs is one such talent. Andy has…

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