Artists & Clinics

August 5, 2014
  • A live clinic interview with super-hot Swedish fuze/pop trio Dirty Loops bass sensation Henrik Linder.
  • A VSOP clinic performance by Abraham Laboriel, Bakitihi Kumalo (Paul Simon) and Hutch Hutchinson (Bonnie Raitt), presented by Kala.
  • The Bass Player LIVE! clinic debut of iconic fretless bassist, solo artist and Tribal Tech co-founder Gary Willis.
  • Bass Education, led by Berklee College of Music Bass Department Chairman and renowned solo artist Steve Bailey, and featuring BP Lifetime Award Recipient and Cal Arts bass instructor Alphonso Johnson, LAMA Bass Dept. Chair and low-end specialist Jerry Watts, Nashville session bassist and Belmont University instructor Roy Vogt, and noted web teachers Janek Gwizdala (solo artist, Mike Stern) and Norm Stockton (solo artist, Bobby Kimball).
  • TV Bass Roundtable with Mike Merritt of Conan, Jimmy Earl of Jimmy Kimmel Live, and John B. Williams of Doc Severinsen’s Tonight Show band and the Arsenio Hall Show’s Posse.
  • A clinic performance and discussion with TV’s “Face of Bass,” award-winning producer and American Idol and Tonight Show with Jay Leno bandleader Rickey Minor.
  • A solo clinic by master rock bassist/vocalist dUg Pinnick of King’s X and Pinnick/Gales/Pridgen.
  • Legends of New York Bass: A historic clinic featuring past BP Lifetime Achievement Award Winners Chuck Rainey and Jerry Jemmott, who collectively have played on seminal Gotham recordings by Aretha Franklin, King Curtis, B.B. King, Roberta Flack, the Rascals, and more.
  • Latin Bass Roundtable clinic led by Oskar Cartaya (Spyro Gyra, Herb Alpert, J-Lo), with Carlitos Del Puerto (Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Chick Corea), Jon Pena (Larry Cartlon, Tania Maria, Steve Vai) and others.
  • A multi-string metal mashup clinic featuring Jeff Hughell (Six Feet Under, Reciprocal) and Nick Schendzielos (Cephalic Carnage, Job for a Cowboy).
  • Our annual International Bassist clinic with Wojtek Pilichowski (Polish solo artist and vituoso web sensation).
Lee Sklar (BP Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, session legend, Phil Collins)

Brian Bromberg
(solo artist, Bass on the Broadband)

Hadrien Feraud
(Chick Corea, Zawinul Legacy Band, John McLaughlin)

“Ready” Freddie Washington
(session legend, Steely Dan)

Tal Wilkenfeld
(2014 BP Young Gun recipient, solo artist, Jeff Beck)

Sean Hurley
(L.A. session star, John Mayer)

Bob Glaub
(session legend, Jackson Browne)

Miles Mosley
(solo artist, Chris Cornell)

Nik West
(solo artist, Dave Stewart)

Bobby Vega
(Sly & the Family Stone, Mickey Hart)

Robert “Bubby” Lewis
(solo artist, Lupe Fisaco, Snoop Dog)

Phil Chen
(Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck)


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