Bass Player Interviews

With over 600 one-at-a-time interviews with bass players of just about every style and genre, you’re bound to find somebody (or, more likely, lots of somebodies!) that interest you. Take a look around. There’s lots to see!

Jeff Bradetich

Classical virtuoso talks about life as a solo bassist, studying with Gary Karr, thoughts on jazz and electric bass and the Bradetich Foundation

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Neil Jason

NYC session heavyweight goes one-on-one with FBPO, covering everything from the Brecker Brothers to Letterman, with some invaluable advice for musicians!

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Mike Pope

Electronics wizard talks to FBPO about how he formed Michael Pope Design after decades of gigs with Chick Corea, David Sanborn, Mike Stern and Paul…

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Charlie Haden

From the earliest days of his family’s radio show to Ornette Coleman, the Liberation Music Orchestra and Quartet West, jazz giant tells his whole story!

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Todd Coolman

Highly revered bassist has spanned the globe, playing with practically every major jazz artist (with plenty of symphony work too).  He tells his story to…

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Andy Hodge

Conversation with the man considered by many to be one of the most talented bass players in the U.K. and a force to reckoned with…

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TM Stevens

Heavy metal funkster tells FBPO his whole story, from the early years in the Bronx to tales of James Brown, Miles Davis and Tina Turner….

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Martin Turner

Founding member of the legendary British rock group Wishbone Ash tells the band’s whole story  and alll about life as pirate and rule breaker!

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