Watch Wilco’s John Stirratt Talk Band Chemistry, Fave Bassists in New Video

Watch Wilco’s John Stirratt Talk Band Chemistry, Fave Bassists in New Video
Stirratt credits legendary session bassists such as Stax mainstay Donald “Duck” Dunn and country fixture Joe Osborn for helping him find his sound. He also discusses his reverence for classic Fender basses. “It really was the reason that rock & roll was …
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Early Buzz: Wealthy bassists, art vandals and more
Hey, everybody! I hope you’re having a happy and healthy week. Let’s kick off this Thursday with a few headlines: – First of all, check out my profile of Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi. We hung out at the top of Rockefeller Center and even shot some video, in …
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List of 10 richest bassists in music revealed
The wealthiest bassists in music in 2014 have been revealed, featuring the less surprising likes of Paul McCartney, Roger Waters and Sting – but there are a few surprises in there. After the 12 highest paid DJs were revealed by Forbes earlier this week …
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Former Cathedral hockey standout John Leonard makes NHL Central Scouting

sportFormer Cathedral hockey standout John Leonard makes NHL Central Scouting
Amherst native John Leonard, who is playing hockey for the USHL’s Green Bay Gamblers this year, is on the NHL Central Scouting preliminary list of players to watch for the 2016 draft. The list, which is released annually in September, came out Tuesday.
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Leafs’ Mike Babcock among 7 NHL coaching changes
His replacement there is Jeff Blashill, who won a Calder Cup in the American Hockey League in 2013 with many of the Red Wings’ current stars like Tomas Tatar, Tomas Jurco and Gustav Nyquist. “It’s been fun years for him, for sure, and now this is the …
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103 Americans Named to NHL CSS Preliminary Players to Watch List
All total, 103 American-born players were named to the National Hockey League’s Central Scouting Service preliminary players to watch list for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Of the total, 54 come from U.S. junior leagues, with 45 from the United States …
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