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James “Hutch” Hutchinson – Bridging Musical Worlds

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Iconic bassist talks to FBPO about his three decades with Bonnie Raitt, plus a whole lot more you may not have known

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Orange to release new OB1 bass amp

AdrianEmsley150Orange to release new OB1 bass amp

Technical Director: “It’s gonna flap your trouser legs!”

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Nigel Harrison on life with – and after – Blondie

NigelHarrison150Nigel Harrison on life with – and after – Blondie

Seasoned British bassist reflects on the highs and lows of a long and varied career

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Tom Petersson Speaks: Exclusive FBPO Feature

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Cheap Trick Bassist Opens Up About 12-String Bass, Using Music As Speech Therapy

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Steve Fossen – Exclusive FBPO feature

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Heart’s founding bassist mulls over influences, reunion performance

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Sean O’Bryan Smith

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From Randy Brecker and Larry Carlton to Billy Ray Cyrus and the Oakridge Boys, this consummate bassist, producer and film scoring professional has done it all!

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NAMM 2015: A Bass Player’s Perspective

Jon Liebman, Bobby VegaNAMM 2015: A Bass Player’s Perspective

Once again, we had fun!  See this year’s video plus some great photos!

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The story behind the Kala U-BASS

TalWilkenfeld_U-Bass150The story behind the Kala U-BASS

Low-range ukulele has caught on with a fast-growing number of the bass players all over the world!

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Phil Chen, James LoMenzo discuss the state of bass

Phil Chen, James LoMenzoPhil Chen, James LoMenzo discuss the state of bass

Bass greats provide their thoughts on the instrument’s past, present and future

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