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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

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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, and features long time collaborators Danny Gottlieb on drums and Mitchel Forman on keyboards.

Mark Egan is a bass guitar veteran and a hugely accomplished and influential fretless bass player. His career spans more than forty years. In addition to solo albums, he has worked with many different artists and groups (the Pat Metheny Group, Sting, Arcadia, Roger Daltry, Joan Osborne, the Gil Evans Orchestra, Marianne Faithful, David Sanborn, John McGlaughlin and Sophie B. Hawkins, just to name a few), and has a list of accomplishments a mile long, including television and movie credits, and platinum and gold records.

Egan has been touring and supporting the About Now album for a good portion 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

Bob Daisley Book “For Facts Sake” – Updated Recommendation!

Bob Daisley Book “For Facts Sake” – Updated Recommendation!

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    Updated Recommendation! We are proud to recommend the autobiography by Bob Daisley entitled “For Facts Sake”. This book is 325 pages long with over 480 photos, many of which were taken by Bob himself over his 45+ year career in the music business. It contains the whole story of his life as a… Continue Reading