I've been playing bass for about 39 years now...
WOW!! THAT'S A LONG TIME!!!!! :-)
Some of the Artists I've played for are:
Andre and Sandra Crouch
Brian & Eddie Holland
Chris & Cab Calloway
Freda & Sherri Payne
Hodges, James & Smith
Richard "Dimples" Fields
Taste Of Honey
The Mizell Brothers
The Pointer Sisters
The Staple Singers
Their's many more, but you get the idea...
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Thanks for your email the other day, "The Voice" has arrived hahaha...that was cute...I figured it was time to lay down what I do...so much is going on, tryin' to keep up, say hi to Alphonse too when you see him next nice to hear you guys are workin' together, great chemistry there! I'm anxious to hear what you got goin'...
Again, thanks for reaching out, I always enjoy hearing from you.
"How you doing James.. Glad to hear from you. Thank you again for your comments. Means a lot to me, coming from a "Real Musician", such as yourself. Hope all is well, and I'll be typing at cha later... ;-)"
"HEY MISSY!!!! What's up!!! Boy, its been a long time. Glad to see your still in the game baby girl. I read your Bio, up above, and saw that Eric is no longer with us.. Damn.. That really messed me up. The brother should have stayed in miami.. I…"
"Hey Wel-ton... :-)
Thanks for your email the other day, "The Voice" has arrived hahaha...that was cute...I figured it was time to lay down what I do...so much is going on, tryin' to keep up, say hi to Alphonse too when you see him…"
The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
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