Josquin des Pres: I started playing Fretless Bass at the age of 20, this was back Josquin des Pres: I friend had pull out the frets on his Gibson EB2 and he then. Simplified Sight-Reading for Bass. +. Jon Liebman: Bass Aerobics (Book/Online Audio) (Includes Online Access Code. +. Music Theory for the Bass Player: A. La Bernardina (Josquin Desprez) . Alternative. Title. Composer, Josquin Desprez. I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJ Language, French. Composer Time.
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Do you have any basic advice for bass players looking to take up fretless or those who are currently playing? I also play live about twice a month.
Growing up in a classical music environment has a tremendous impact on your ear and your sense of harmony, especially as a composer, songwriter, etc.
Work Title La Bernardina Alt ernative. Which bass players influenced you the most as you began to learn the instrument?
La Bernardina (Josquin Desprez)
How did you manage to break in to the music scene in Southern California. Are you still actively playing fretless bass? Actually, I wish I could have been a novelist, but I did not have that sort of creative imagination.
Hal Leonard Publishing released it and that was the beginning of a long series of releases: Bernie writes the words first and then the music comes second, pretty much like he does with Elton or anyone else.
Do you still own it? I just became a working musician, playing the club scene, doing sessions, producing, basically anything I could get hired for. Being a studio musician and record producer for over 25 years I have played on more projects then I could ever remember.
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Being a very private person and very selective about whom he works with, co-writing with Taupin was something that could have dex happened on his terms.
Over the last 4 decades, Josquin des Pres has produced CDs for major and independent labels, written songs for major and independent artists and as a bass player, Josquin Des Pres has recorded and shared credits with studio musicians. Alex Acuna was on Drums… the closest to Jaco I ever felt….
Josquin has written a vast library of compositions and music techniques on bass, music studies and various collections which are used by music teachers, private studies and in schools both nationally and internationally as a standard tool in the music industry.
Favorite — Fender Precision with a Jazz Bass pickup in the bridge position. Fretless Questions, player bio, photos, videos, music, and more Josquin des Pres playing fretless bass Fretless Questions: First it was Alphonso Johnson but when Jaco Pastorius appeared on the world scene in he re-wrote all the rules.
Interview – Josquin des Pres
This page was last edited on 20 Octoberat I still own the Carvin and the Washburn. I feel very fortunate that for over four decades I can make a great living playing or participating in the creation of music.
Interview — Josquin des Pres. France certainly has a very rich musical heritage. What was your very first fretless bass? I currently have my hands in a few other new ventures. What bands or projects feature you playing fretless bass? People send me their files to record on.
The music scene was extremely vivacious back then. Aroundas I was switching more from being a bass player to a producer and songwriter, I felt the need to stay connected to the bass.
These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. I am not as much of a bass acrobat as some fretless players are… Since I am a pop music producer and player I focus more on bringing out the tone and melodic possibilities of this amazing instrument. What would you say is unique about your fretless style? Needless to day, I was very honored to be asked.
Practice groove, melody and intonation. For Bass Players Only.