Bass Player Interviews

With over 800 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. You’ll find loads of inspiration tons of tips for learning bass!

Bill Clements

Despite losing his right hand in an industrial accident, Bill found a way to resume his bass-playing career. Remarkable interview – and video!

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Lane Baldwin

Hard-core blues fiend recounts his invaluable education from Johnny B. Gayden and Albert Collins, plus the “Low Notes for Nashville” story and much more!

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Trevor Bolder

British bass vet tells FBPO all about playing with David Bowie’s Spiders from Mars, Mick Ronson, Wishbone Ash and current gig with Uriah Heep

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Rudy Sarzo

Seasoned rocker tells FBPO about his early years in Cuba, plus experiences with Jaco, Ozzy, Randy Rhoads, and Dio

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Jimmy Earl

Long-time bicoastal powerhouse recounts his career highlights, including gigs with Stanley Clarke and Chick Corea’s Elektric Band, to his current spot with Jimmy Kimmel Live

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Dann Glenn

Multi-talented all-around musician talks about his experiences with Jaco Pastorius, Jeff Berlin, Monk Montgomery and Percy Jones — plus a whole lot more!

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Dave Marotta

Studio vet has played bass for everyone from Kenny Loggins and Phil Collins to tons of film and TV soundtracks. Great insights on career, equipment…

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Brad Russell

Detroit native has done it all, from Gary Karr and classical to Rick Derringer, Clarence Clemons and Joe Satriani. Read his story, as told to…

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