Being in Boston for the next few days, the first blog topic that came to mind was that of bass extraordinaire Steve Bailey! If you’re a bassist and haven’t heard of Steve, you need to check him out or even better yet… come to Boston and have Steve teach you a thing or 12!
Steve holds the Bass Chair position at the Berklee College of Music in Boston:
I was very fortunate to have had the opportunity to study under Steve when he was at the Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood, CA:
Steve is both an amazing player (with “mad skills” on six string fretless, upright… or ANY bass) and one of the best educators that our modern bass world has seen.
For more info, here is Steve’s website:
Check out this live solo from Steve… and why aren’t YOU in Boston yet???