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FBPO Exclusive Bass Player Interviews

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Jayen Varma, bass

Jayen Varma

Fascinating, one-on-one interview with this most original innovator of “Indian slap bass.”
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Gerald Veasley

Gerald Veasley

First-hand info about his Philly heritage, playing in Joe Zawinul's band, the Electric Mingus Project and how he's helping usher in the next generation of great bass players!
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Roy Vogt, bass

Roy Vogt

Nashville studio fixture talks about being schooled by Stanley and Miroslav, high profile tours, his monumental undertaking, "Teach Me Bass Guitar" and more.
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Shem Von Schroeck

Shem Von Schroeck

Video interview with Kenny Loggins bassist, who's also a composer, actor and opera singer!
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Ready Freddie Washington

“Ready Freddie” Washington

From the early days in Oakland to Patrice Rushen and Steely Dan, Freddie tells all in this exclusive, one-on-one interview.
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Rob Wasserman

Rob Wasserman

We caught up with this true bass legend, who told us all about his new star-studded Woody Guthrie tribute album, Note of Hope. Very special interview!
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Mike Watt

Mike Watt

In this two-part interview, punk legend tells FBPO all about the early days, Minutemen, fIREHOSE and, of course, the Stooges!
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Jerry Watts

Jerry Watts, Jr.

Bass Chair at prestigious LAMA school goes one-on-one with FBPO, talking about his illustrious career - with a few good stories, too!
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Anthony Wellington

Anthony Wellington

One of the most in-demand bass teachers anywhere talks about his AntFarm studio,
touring with Victor Wooten and spreading Bassology

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Nik West

Nik West

Funky bassist tells FBPO all about her solo career, working with Prince and much more in this very entertaining video interview!
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John Wetton

John Wetton

Rock & roll heavyweight tells FBPO about his new Raised in Captivity CD, reuniting with the original
members of Asia, upcoming tour and more!

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Rodney Whitaker, bass

Rodney Whitaker

Current Michigan State University professor of jazz studies has shared the stage with
Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, Diana Krall, Diana Reeves, Chick Corea and many others.
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Ben Williams

Ben Williams

D.C. hotshot talks about studying at Juilliard, winning the Thelonious Monk bass player competition, brand new CD and much more!
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John B. Williams

John B. Williams

Iconic bassist recounts the gigs with Horace Silver, The Tonight Show and Arsenio Hall
bands plus his long-standing gig with Nancy Wilson

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Doug Wimbish

Doug Wimbish

Ever-versatile Living Colour bassist talks about the annual WimBash, solo career and what he hopes to pass on to the next generation of musicians.
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Martin Wind

Martin Wind

From Flensburg, Germany to one of NYC's most in-demand jazz and session players. Here is his story!
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Paul Wolfe, bass

Paul Wolfe

British rocker and esteemed educator discusses his highly acclaimed Deliberate Practice
method and how to get really, really good on the bass!

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Victor Wooten, bass

Victor Wooten (#1)

Bass superhero discusses his musical upbringing, the Béla Fleck gig, collaborations with
Steve Bailey, the SMV project and much more in this exclusive FBPO interview!
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Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten (#2)

Bass superstar brings us up to date on current and future projects in this new, one-on-one video interview.
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Lee Allen Zeno

Lee Allen Zeno

Louisiana bassist talks about his long tenure with Buckwheat Zydeco, extensive session work, new projects and more.
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