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Pedulla Guitars 40th Anniversary Interview With Michael Pedulla

Pedulla Guitars 40th Anniversary Interview With Michael Pedulla

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Pedulla Guitars 40th Anniversary Interview With Michael Pedulla
Article by Eric Larson, © Copyright 2015 FretlessBass.com

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For the past forty years the sound of Pedulla basses has been embedded in music of all genres. From Anne Murray to Eagles to Kiss. From Lynyrd Skynyrd to Elton John to Brooks & Dunn. From Mark Egan to Tim Landers to countless other players, Pedulla basses have been heard all over the world. If Michael Pedulla hadn’t combined his love for music, woodworking, and engineering in a small guitar shop near Boston in 1975, who knows how that music may have suffered? How would the musicians have been different, lacking the unique inspiration of a Pedulla, had he not committed his passions to building the best basses possible without compromise? Fortunately, as we enter into the year 2015, answers to those questions are not something to be pondered.Continue Reading

Joseph Patrick Moore – The RockTronix Interview

Joseph Patrick Moore – The RockTronix Interview

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Joseph Patrick Moore – The RockTronix Interview Article by Eric Larson, © Copyright 2015 FretlessBass.com We first contacted Blue Canoe Records ten years ago, and in 2007 bassist and label founder Joseph Patrick Moore was gracious enough to participate in our “18 Fretless Questions interview”. Moore’s musical journey started at the early age of seven,…Continue Reading

18 Fretless Questions Interview: Terje Gewelt

18 Fretless Questions Interview: Terje Gewelt

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18 Fretless Questions Interview: Terje Gewelt Article by Eric Larson, © Copyright 2015 FretlessBass.com Check out the FretlessBass.com exclusive “18 Fretless Questions” interview with Terje Gewelt, upright and fretless bass player from Norway, and owner and founder of record label Resonant Music. Gewelt is an international musician, who has played and studied bass in places such as Oslo, Los…Continue Reading

Mark Egan Interview – “About Now” Album, Tour, and More – Part 2

Mark Egan Interview – “About Now” Album, Tour, and More – Part 2

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Mark Egan Interview – About Now Album, Tour, and More – Part 2 Article by Eric Larson, © Copyright 2015 FretlessBass.com I recently interviewed Mark Egan, focusing on his latest solo album About Now, and also covering some new projects that he is working on. This particular project was released in the spring of 2014,…Continue Reading

Jaco: A Documentary Film – Produced by Metallica’s Robert Trujillo

Jaco: A Documentary Film – Produced by Metallica’s Robert Trujillo

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Jaco: A Documentary Film – Produced by Metallica’s Robert Trujillo Article by Eric Larson, © Copyright 2015 FretlessBass.com Jaco Pastorius was arguably one of the best bass players to ever live, if not the best. Metallica’s Robert Trujillo is producing a long overdue documentary film on the late great Jaco, and has started a pledge…Continue Reading

Featured Song – Jaco Pastorius and Joni Mitchell – “Overture-Cotton Avenue” – Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter -1977

Featured Song – Jaco Pastorius and Joni Mitchell – “Overture-Cotton Avenue” – Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter -1977

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Featured Song – Jaco Pastorius and Joni Mitchell – “Overture-Cotton Avenue” – Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter – 1977 Article by Eric Larson, © Copyright 2015 FretlessBass.com A dissection: Many people consider Jaco Pastorius to be one of the best bass players to ever live, if not the best. Though his life was short, his impact is…Continue Reading

Nathan East Article In WSJ – Bassist Nathan East’s California Castle

Nathan East Article In WSJ – Bassist Nathan East’s California Castle

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Check out this great article posted in the Wall Street Journal Jan 2015 on Nathan East, his home, his family, and his career. http://www.wsj.com/articles/bassist-nathan-easts-california-castle-1420739563 Also check out our page on Nathan East (which we hope to update soon) and other fretless bass players. http://nathaneast.com And don’t forget to check out his latest solo album!    …Continue Reading

Pedulla Guitars at NAMM 2015, January 22-25, Anaheim, CA – Schedule and Details

Pedulla Guitars at NAMM 2015, January 22-25, Anaheim, CA – Schedule and Details

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Pedulla Guitars at NAMM 2015, January 22-25, Anaheim, CA – Schedule and Details Article by Eric Larson, © Copyright 2014 FretlessBass.com If you’re going to NAMM 2015 be sure to check out Pedulla Guitars. The folks at Pedulla sent us some details on their schedule and attractions. We have been told that Michael Pedulla has…Continue Reading

Mark Egan Interview – “About Now” Album, Tour, and More – Part 1

Mark Egan Interview – “About Now” Album, Tour, and More – Part 1

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Mark Egan Interview – About Now Album, Tour, and More – Part 1 Article by Eric Larson, © Copyright 2014 FretlessBass.com I recently interviewed Mark Egan, focusing on his latest solo album About Now, and also covering some new projects that he is working on. This particular project was released in the spring of 2014,…Continue Reading

John Taylor Book “In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran”

John Taylor Book “In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran”

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John Taylor Book: In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death, and Duran Duran Article by Eric Larson, © Copyright 2014 FretlessBass.com         Sitting at an airport bar in Kansas City, MO, I hear the faint sounds of a Duran Duran song come on the radio. It happens to be from the one Duran…Continue Reading