Seasoned bassist opens up about his musical coming of age, with tips for learning bass more effectively
Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
October 17, 2022
Electric and acoustic bassist John Adams is known throughout the Southwest as a go-to studio musician and bandleader. The Texas-based bass player has headed up the Special Edition Band, one of the Dallas area’s premier party bands, since 2005. Over the years, he’s also played or recorded with a wide variety of well-known artists and musicians, including Mel Tormé, Rosemary Clooney, Phil Driscoll, Woody Herman, Randy Brecker, Bobby Lyle, Chet Baker, and Dave Liebman. The bassist, composer, and educator also has experience playing in musicals and symphonies, and spent a decade as a jazz bass instructor at the University of North Texas.
Watch our interview with John!
See Jon’s blog, with key takeaways from this interview here.