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- All of these interviews are available on YouTube -

 

Imagine being able to sit down and have a cuppa with some of the most inspirational musicians of our generation...well that's essentially what 'in conversation with' is all about - friends, simply breaking bread on a Sunday afternoon. Enjoy.

With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

WBIM - Episode #1 -  In conversation with Sandy Beales (Feb '21).jpeg

With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

Episode #1 - Sandy Beales

Dealing with the pressures that come with a career in the music industry is often something overlooked, but what would life be like if you were involved with one of biggest bands on the planet? This week’s instalment of With Bass In Mind's ‘In conversation with...’ welcomes the wonderful Sandy Beales to the platform, as we attempt to gather some valuable insights into life playing bass for One Direction.

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With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

Episode #2 - Dave Swift

In today's music industry, there are very few bassists possessing such an impressive TV and studio resumé, making Dave Swift arguably one of the UK’s most prolific bass players - we're truly blessed to have him visit us at 'With Bass In Mind' and also hear so many priceless career insights. www.daveswiftbass.com

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With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

Episode #3 - Mo Foster

How can you even begin to quantify a music career which has spanned over 40 years and kept company with some of the worlds most prestigious musicians? Mo Foster is a solo artist, producer, composer, author and one of Britain's most treasured session musicians. Amongst the hundreds of artists associated with his work, Mo has tour or recorded with the likes of Jeff Beck, Phil Collins, Brain May, Ringo Starr, Gil Evans, Van Morrison, Gary Moore, Cliff Richard and The London Symphony Orchestra. If you'd like to find out more about Mo's wonderful career as a prestigious contemporary bass player please visit: www.mofoster.com

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With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

Episode #4 - Neil Fairclough

In this instalment, Queen's low-end maestro Neil Fairclough, talks us through everything from home preparations to rehearsals, to ultimately taking the stage with one of the world's biggest bands.

 

If you would like to know more about one of Neil's other recent projects 'The Deccan Traps', follow the link, or visit Neil's social media platforms: www.thedeccantraps.com

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With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

Episode #5 - Victor Wooten

With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

Episode #6 - Snow Owl

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Very rarely are you graced with such an opportunity to gain so many invaluable insights from such an awe-inspiring musician - but what does it take to transcend a seventeen-year-old symphony musician into an award-winning solo artist, producer and prominent member of the ‘World of Hans Zimmer’s’ symphonic celebration tour? With Bass In Mind proudly welcomes Music Radar’s 2019 ‘Bassist of the Year’ Snow Owl to the platform for this wonderful instalment. For more on Snow Owl, please visit www.the-snow-owl.com

With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

Episode #7 - Janek Gwizdala

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From sideman to bandleader, pedal obsessions to being informed Mike Stern just randomly called your family home - it’s all there, in its utter brilliance! Here's a link to Janek's platform, a highly recommended source for all developing bassists: For more news on Janek's career, please visit www.janekgwizdala.com

With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

Episode #8 - Damian Erskine

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The architect of BassEducation.com, author of the incredible ’Right Hand Drive’ and my teaching compadre from The Players School of Music. Join myself and Damian Erskine for this insightful instalment of With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

More on Damian can be found here: www.damianerskine.com

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With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

Episode #9 - Norman Watt-Roy

From Ian Dury and the Blockheads, to The Clash, Wilko Johnson and Roger Daltrey; Norman Watt-Roy is a true British bass playing legend, the main reason I took up the instrument and I’m proud to say, the guest for this instalment of ‘in conversation with’. As With Bass In Mind nears its first anniversary, it seemed only right to invite Norman onboard and I’m pleased to say he was more than game! Join us, for this monumental interview and enjoy watching me acting like a total fanboy… “There are a couple of ways to avoid death, one is to be magnificent” Cheers, Ian!

WBIM - Episode #10 -  In conversation with Steve Pearce (May '21).jpeg

With Bass In Mind's 'in conversation with'

Episode #10 - Steve Pearce

There’s not a single member of the With Bass In Mind alumni who’s a stranger to the works of Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter…but imagine being able to recall first-hand experiences of performing with both of these seminal artists! This instalment of ‘in conversation with’ welcomes one of the most respected British session bassists of our generation; Steve Pearce.

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