David Gage opened his shop in 1978 in New York City. He has played an integral role in the double bass world ever since. David has served on the International Society of Bassists board of directors in the past and provides a wide range of products and services for the double bassist.
We chat about many topics, including:
- studying with Dave Holland in 1976
- working with Chuck Traeger
- the origins of the shop
- getting into making products and services
- being a part of the “bass revolution” over the past few decades
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