By Andy J. Gordon and Jenny Peters It was a bass-guitar lover’s night to remember, as this year’s Bass Player LIVE! annual musical event honored the amazing careers of [...]
The Bass Player LIVE! concert at the Key Club in Hollywood on October 22, 2011 was a raucous stroll down memory lane. A packed house of industry pros, fans and bass guitar junkies were in the club to honor the legendary careers of Jack Casady, James Jamerson and Larry Graham. Casady and Graham were presented with lifetime achievement awards while James Jamerson Jr. accepted for his deceased father. The highlights of the evening were the live sets performed by the honored musicians and the sit ins by talented guests.
The annual Bass Player LIVE! weekend on October 23-24, 2010 was capped off with an incredible two-hour concert at the Key Club (www.keyclub.com) in Hollywood on Saturday night. Talk about a collection of great talent in the house – the place was packed with a lineup of bassists from all corners of the rock, jazz, and funk worlds. The jams were amazing and the discerning crowd of industry pros and fans could not have had a better time.