Special sneak preview of a new CD by Joel Quarrington Listen to this episode here! DoubleBassCast113a.m4a [21.95MB 00:23:19 128kbps] In this episode, we get a sneak preview of the new CD by Joel Quarrington “Garden Scene”. While I was on vacation this summer in Canada, I went to see Joel perform at the “Festival of [...]
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Part Three of three: Interview with renowned Canadian Double Bassist – Joel Quarrington. Listen to this episode here! DoubleBassCast_112.m4a [42.66MB 00:52:21 128kbps] Holy crap! I meant to get this episode posted last month. Sorry for the delay – things here have been CRAZY busy. Anyway, enjoy the show. Don’t forget to consider hitting the “Donate” [...]
Part Two of three: Interview with renowned Canadian Double Bassist – Joel Quarrington. Listen to this episode here! DoubleBassCast_111_Enhanced.m4a [31.2MB 00:37:16 128kbps] In this episode of the DoubleBassCast I interview Canadian Double Bassist Joel Quarrington (part two). Amoung many other issues, Joel and I talked about his experiences in teaching the instrument, Chamber music with [...]
Part One of three: Interview with renowned Canadian Double Bassist – Joel Quarrington. Listen to this episode here! DoubleBassCast_110_Enhanced.m4a [27.19MB 00:33:10 128kbps] In this episode of the DoubleBassCast I interview Canadian Double Bassist Joel Quarrington. We talked for more than six hours via Skype last August. We hadn’t spoken in more than 30 years and [...]
Interview with Renaud García-Fons Listen to this episode here! DoubleBassCast109.mp3 [28.41MB 31:01min 128kbps] In this episode of the DoubleBassCast I interview bassist Renaud García-Fons. We talked after a rehearsal for a concert he was giving in Tenerife with Paquito D’Rivera. I hope you enjoy the interview. Please email me with any questions or comments. Thanks [...]
Welcome back! Listen to this episode here! DoubleBassCast108.mp3 [35.5MB 30:55min 160kbps] In this episode of the DoubleBassCast I bring you a tech update of the Double Bass Podcast ‘behind the scenes’ and give you the answer as to why I’ve been away so long. Segment Two: Applying for a position in a Symphony Orchestra Tips [...]
A Skype interview with Dietmar Engels on his thought about preparing for his performance of the Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra by Jean Francaix.
Touching BASS! Its been too long since the last episode. Today I try to explain why and move on!
Response to listener’s comments and a review of The Bass Gang…
In this episode I take a look at some Double Bass Resources on the Internet and I also have my say about some of the things that annoy me about conductors.