Kai Eckhardt

Bassist Kai Eckhardt

 Virtuoso bassist talks about new band, equipment and launching his foundation

Exclusive interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
November 3, 2014

Kai Eckhardt is a Liberian/German bassist, well known for his work with John McLaughlin, Billy Cobham and Garaj Mahal. Over the course of his career, which has spanned some three decades, Kai has also performed and/or recorded with Trilok Gurtu, Stanley Clarke, Wayne Shorter, Patrice Rushen, Dewey Redman, Donald Byrd, Bela Fleck, Victor Wooten, Larry Coryell, Warren Hill, Al Di Meola, Vital Information, John Scofield, Bill Frisell and many others.

FBPO’s Jon Liebman caught up with Kai at the Warwick headquarters, Markneukirchen, Germany!

Watch our video with Kai!

For more information on the Eck Foundation, visit Kai’s website.

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