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About mariannewindham

Jazz and classical double bass player

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Ray Brown

Ray Brown is my undisputed favourite bass player. His feel, sound, solos, lines – it’s all fabulous. I often transcribe his lines and licks and try and incorporate them in my own playing. Check him out with his trio with Gene Harris and Jeff Hamilton, … Continue reading

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Scott Le Faro

I’ve recently been reading Scott Le Faro’s biography. When I started playing bass I didn’t really get what he was doing on in all those famous Bill Evans recordings. Now I know better! He’s one of those players who shifted the … Continue reading

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