First-hand account of learning bass from Jaco, plus great advice for old rockers
Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
January 23, 2023
Bassist Frank Gravis has been an integral part of the NYC session scene for decades. Since moving to the Big Apple in the late 1970s, he’s worked with a slew of well-known artists and musicians, including Herbie Mann, Hiram Bullock, Suzanne Vega, Randy Brecker, Chuck Mangione, Donna Summer, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Bo Diddley, Phoebe Snow, Angelo Badalamenti, and Rupert Holmes (with whom he recorded the hit song “Escape (The Piña Colada Song).” The Texas native has also worked extensively in television and radio, including playing on the first two seasons of Sex and the City. He’s also served as a longtime faculty member with The Collective School of Music.
Watch our interview with Frank!
See Jon’s blog, with key takeaways from this interview here.