This week’s episode of Contrabass Conversations features an interview with National Symphony bassist Ira Gold. Ira is an outstanding performer on the instrument, and he brings valuable insight into the process of learning and developing on the double bass in this interview. You will also get to hear Ira play the last movement of the Vanhal Concerto with orchestra. Check out the show notes below for Ira’s biography and a description of the other goodie’s on this week’s show. Enjoy!
Episode 14 for Contrabass Conversations features the final part of our interview with John Grillo and a double bass recording from jazz artist Terry Plumeri. Enjoy!
Hope you all enjoy episode 13 of Contrabass Conversations! This week we are featuring music of double bassist Donovan Stokes and an interview with Weldon Anderson. Enjoy!
This week we bring you a great interview with double bassist Kathryn Nettleman. Kate and I also recently recorded some duets at a bass festival, and a couple of these are included on this episode. Enjoy!
Contrabass Conversations Episode 11 just got wrapped up, and I think that you all will really enjoy this one. It is a series of tracks performed by double bassist Andy Anderson with commentary between each track. Andy uses a wide array of set-ups on these tracks, and he gives listeners some info and background for each individual track. Enjoy!