Guy Pratt

British bassist and funny man tells of his time with Pink Floyd, unique Warwick bass and other amusing anecdotes

Exclusive interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
August 3, 2015

London-born Guy Pratt is a Grammy-winning bass player, composer, producer and comedian.

In addition to his long association with Pink Floyd, having performed on the band’s Delicate Sound of Thunder and P*U*L*S*E world tours, Pratt has also collaborated with a long list of major recording artists, including David Bowie, Robert Palmer, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Bryan Ferry, Elton John, Womack & Womack, the Smiths, Tom Jones, Iggy Pop, the Pretenders, Echo & the Bunnymen, Coverdale/Page and many others.  He has also composed extensively for film and TV.

Guy’s book, My Bass and Other Animals, released in 2007, is the basis for his one-man comedy show, with which has toured successfully.

FBPO’s Jon Liebman caught up with Guy at a recent recording session in Michigan for bassist Ralphe Armstrong.

Watch our interview with Guy!

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