Self-proclaimed “elder” is mentoring the next generation of musicians
Exclusive interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
February 23, 2015
Doug Wimbish is a bassist and producer with a long a varied career. Beginning in the late ‘70s, Doug was part of the legendary Sugarhill Records rhythm section, where his bass could be heard on hits from Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel and Angie Stone. Wimbish was also a founding member of the funky, electronic ‘80s band TackHead.
Perhaps best known for his work with Living Colour and his own “Wimbash,” Doug has also worked with Jeff Beck, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Joe Satriani, Depeche Mode, Mos Def and many others.
FBPO’s Jon Liebman caught with Doug at the 2015 NAMM show.
Watch our interview with Doug!