Articles by : john goldsby

Search Gear
September 15, 2015 - 03:44PM

Once in a while, a song crosses musical boundaries and becomes a classic standard.

August 18, 2015 - 09:39AM

The story sounds like a sequel to breaking bad: a drug-laced apple; a murderous old queen trying to kill a buxom brunette; characters like D...

July 21, 2015 - 11:50AM

You know it all—you just don’t know what to do with the information.

July 20, 2015 - 11:52AM

He’s only a sophomore in college, but you’ve heard him: University of North Texas State student Henry Beal laid down the brooding bass line ...

June 18, 2015 - 04:22PM

“It’s A C7b9 chord, and you’re playing an Effin’d natural!” the piano player is giving you the ray, which means you’re either about to get f...

May 7, 2015 - 05:09PM

Sassy sings the clever gershwin lyric, “what a kick, how i buzz.

April 15, 2015 - 10:26AM

Many bassists play “any ol’ go-to-hell note,” as New Orleans legend Pops Foster famously said.

March 17, 2015 - 07:40PM

What’s the difference between a scale and a mode, and does it matter? The answer is two-fold.

March 6, 2015 - 03:30PM

In may 1957, paul chambers went into columbia records’ 30TH Street Studio to lay down new tracks with his employer at the time, trumpeter Mi...

January 27, 2015 - 09:32AM

“I’ll play it and tell you what it is later.”


Reader Poll

What's your take on keyboard bass?

See results without voting »