Steve Swallow

Today’s Know Your Player is about legendary bassist Steve Swallow.  Steve is a pioneer on the electric bass guitar and is a unique voice in the pantheon of great bassists.  Swallow has played with countless artist including Gary […]


Obscure Music: Eric Dolphy

Eric Dolphy is one of those rare musicians who is able to weave multiple styles and genres into a unique tapestry of sound.  Today let’s take a listen to his avant-garde tour de force Out to Lunch.  […]


Obscure Music: Charles Mingus

I’ve been working with some upright bass students recently, so I thought we would look at the classic album Mingus Ah Um from bassist and composer Charles Mingus.  A true classic by a great American composer and bassist.  Check it out. Charles […]