Interview-Igor Saavedra

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Exclusive interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
November 17, 2014

8-string bass virtuoso provides video update from 2014 Detroit Bass Fest!

For more than 20 years, Igor Saavedra has been considered one of the most influential and respected bassists in South America. He is particularly known for his mastery of the 8-string bass. Among his achievements is his signature Vectorial Synthesis Technique, which he developed for the bass. Igor is also credited as the inventor of the exclusive “Mic Ramp” pickup system.

Saavedra has performed and/or recorded with a wide array of artists, including Bob Sheppard, David Garfield and Fareed Haque, as well as bassists Jonas Hellborg, Steve Bailey, Janek Gwizdala, Phil Chen and many others. Igor has been a featured artist at hundreds of concerts and festivals throughout the world and is frequently profiled in many music magazines and periodicals.

FBPO’s Jon Liebman caught up with Igor at the 2013 Detroit Bass Fest

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  • Thanks again Jon for a great interview.He is a nice , humble and fascinating guy.
    Thanks for introducing him. I had never heard of him before.He is unbelievable.


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