Beneath The Bassline

OUT NOW ON DVD and DIGITAL HD

 

THE FILM

Club Bonafide, New York City. Nick Wells (iBass Magazine) has left his UK office, and travelled to Manhattan to discover how a studio musician from Miami (Will Lee) and a balafon player from Minta, Cameroon (Richard Bona), have each used the bass guitar to define their low-end artistry. Travelling to Fodera Guitars in Brooklyn, Sadowsky Guitars in Long Island City and Aguilar Amplification in Manhattan’s Soho district – featuring interviews with the likes of Billy Sheehan, Bootsy Collins, Duff McKagan, Felix Pastorius, John Patitucci, Larry Graham, Marcus Miller, Michael League, Nathan East and Stanley Clarke, this superb documentary gives you access to some of the most incredible bass players on the planet, delving into their influences and charting several landmarks in the instrument’s history. From first frame to last, you won’t know what hit you.

 

★★★★★

“Finally, a documentary that shines a light on the coolest instrument of them all!”

Bass Guitar Magazine

 

★★★★★

“The biggest names in the business revealing why the bass guitar is still hitting new highs and lows!”

Jazzwise Magazine

 

★★★★★

“A remarkable look into the minds of some of the world’s leading bass players, and the history of our wonderful instrument.”

No Treble

 

★★★★★

“A film that captures the true essence of playing bass.”

Bass Player Magazine

 

★★★★★

“One of the coolest bass documentaries that you’ll ever see.”

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