Watch Abraham Laboriel and Bakithi Kumalo at their Bass Player Live! 2014 clinic.
Abraham Laboriel is one of the most recorded and revered studio musicians in pop music history. A Bass Player LIVE! Lifetime Achievement Award honoree, Abraham is also an innovator who has brought new techniques and global grooves to the bass lexicon via the thousands of albums he has played on. His wide-ranging credits run the gamut from Quincy Jones, George Benson, Miles Davis and Paul Simon to Michael Jackson, Madonna, Lionel Richie, Barbra Streisand and Dolly Parton.
Bakithi Kumalo is the legendary South African bassist best known for his immortal fretless sides with Paul Simon. He has a multi-album solo career and sideman recordings with Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan, Herbie Hancock and the Tedeschi Trucks Band.