Bass legend recounts the Pat Metheny gig, discovering the fretless bass and all about Jaco in this must-see video interview!
Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
March 4, 2013
Mark Egan is one of the most respected and in-demand electric bassists on the music scene today. With three platinum & three gold albums to his credit, Mark has recorded and/or performed with the Pat Metheny Group, Sting, Roger Daltry, David Sanborn, John McLaughlin and many others.
His bass work has also been heard on many movies and television shows, including Aladdin, The Color Of Money, A Chorus Line, NBC Sports, ABC’s All My Children, CNN/Headline News and numerous award-winning television commercials.
Mark is co-founder of the group Elements, along with Metheny drummer Danny Gottlieb. To date the band has recorded eight full-length albums and toured in over twenty-seven countries. In 1992, Mark founded Wavetone Records, an independent contemporary jazz record label that has featured various artists, as well as Mark’s six solo recordings. FBPO’s Jon Liebman caught up with Mark at the 2013 NAMM show.
Watch our interview with Mark!