Archive for July, 2006

Q: Your Fender Precision bass (the Fiesta Red used live with the John Mayer Trio), is that the original one you own or the Fender Custom Shop model they now make like yours? (tobias13606, July 8th, 2006)

11-Jul-2006

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I played my original precision with JM3,the custom shop model didnt exist at that time.

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Q: I love the way you keep it sounding like The Who but your playing like you. Has it been a challenge? (entwistle429, July 7th, 2006)

11-Jul-2006

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Thanks,it was certainly a challenge playing the first show at the Hollywood Bowl.Now I’m just trying to play the music like I feel it.

Q: Can you tell me who were your top influences as a developing player? (spinaltap, July 5th, 2006)

11-Jul-2006

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James Jamerson,Stevie Wonder,Larry Graham,Jaco,Family Man Barrett,Bootsy Collins,Anthony Jackson,Ray Brown,Willie Weeks,Michael Henderson,Bob Babbitt,Chuck Rainey,Charles Meeks….can’t stop now!
Doug Rauch,Verdine White,Will Lee,Ralph Armstrong,Danny Thomson,Norman Watt-Roy,Abe Laboriel Snr,Alphonso Johnson,Stanley Clarke,Byron Miller,
Louis Johnson,Bernard Edwards,Marcus Miller,Neil Jason,Nathaniel Phillips,to name a few.