Ground-breaking Augusta gospel TV show marks 60 years

...taping of the program."He came over and gave my mother (96-year-old guitarist Ada Collins) and my daughter, (bass player) Toni, each a hug. I told him that we were going to do Ain't Giving Up Now just for him, and he was sitting in...

Pop Rocks: Mazes and Monsters reunite, give hope for other reunions

...the Shark players, Great Day was a more polished act, with Big Star hooks and arena rock attitude. When the band's bass player left town ? as young men often do ? the band attempted to carry on a long-distance relationship but eventually...

`Prayer Meetings' put a little jazz in the Soul

It's getting close to midnight, and standup bass player Eric Kinlaw decides it's time to get more, more...music at Augusta State University, and Mr. Kinlaw, the bass player, is his student. On keyboards is Mr. Hudson, a 65-year-old...

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Victor Wooten: Bass legend

Video of good bass players is all over the Internet. Video of great bass players is a little harder to find. Check out Victor Wooten, Bass Player Magazine's 'Bass Player of the Year' three years running, in action in the video below. Trust me, he's good.

Upcoming album has Earth, Wind & Fire going strong

After more than 40 years of making music with Earth, Wind & Fire, Verdine White, bass player and original band member, is still going strong and loving the opportunities his career continues to bring.His passion comes...

Amen Corner: Love & The Outcome

...Clearwater, S.C.THE GROUP: The husband and wife duo Love & The Outcome includes vocalist Jodi King and her husband, bass player Chris Rademaker. Their debut album features the song He Is With Us.COST: $5; proceeds benefit The Lydia Project...

Pop Rocks: Don't play until you're ready

...good.4. Have one guy that's a real player. A band can get by with two players that are merely proficient and the bass player can be only sufficient. But there has to be one diamond. One guy who, when the wheels start to fall off, can take...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Music legends are part of Nicholson Building history

...Whippin' Post was a Florida group called Rukkus. The bass player, who had been born in Augusta's St. Joseph Hospital...from being so tall and having long blond hair.That bass player, Terry Bollea, later would become world famous as wrestler...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Mountain Heart is not your average bluegrass band

...Other members of the band include co-founder and banjo player Barry Abernathy, mandolin player Aaron Ramsey, upright bass player Jason Moore and phenomenal 19-year-old guitarist and vocalist Seth Taylor."The original band was myself, Barry...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Bass player living the dream with Steep Canyon Rangers

North Carolina native Charles Humphrey III is enjoying a great life these days performing for thousands of music fans as co-founder of the bluegrass group Steep Canyon Rangers.