psychobilly slap bass player thomas frenchy fantomas with kings of nuthin

New interview and video with Thomas aka FANTOMAS!

First Psychobilly video is up on the Art of Slap Bass! Many of you requested Thomas Lorioux aka Thomas Frenchy aka Fantomas to be...
Chester Zardis, little bear, slaps his upright bass

Chester Zardis

An initial idea to write, now legendary, article New Orleans String Bass Pioneers, that came out in December 1990, Daniel Meyer had...
art of slap on double, acoustic, upright, doghouse, bullfiddle bass

The Art of Slap Bass is born!

Be sure to sign on our forum and tell us what you think about it. We'll add more information very soon, so check it out often. Special thanks...
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New Ray Campi Interview

We had an honor to interview one of rare players that kept tradition of slap bass alive in the 1970's - Ray Campi! He was...
brian setzer's slap bass player solo album upright

New solo record by Mark W. Winchester

A slap bass player for Planet Rockers, Brian Setzer and Emmylou Harris, Mark W. Winchester has a new album out. And it's called UPRIGHT!...
bill haley's slap bass player marshall lytle video interview

Marshall Lytle on Branson Webcast Show

Legendary slap bass player of the Bill Haley and the Comets, Marshall Lytle, recently gave an interview to Branson Webcast Show. You can watch...
slap bass gut strings for rockabilly and swing, endorsed by nicolas dubouchet

New Slap Bass Strings by Pirastro

Legendary bass strings company Pirastro just announced they started producing new bass strings specially designed for slap bass players - Evah Pirazzi Slap! They developed this...
cordes-lambert-double-bass-like gut strings for rockabilly and jazz players endorsed by nicolas dubouchet

Cordes Lambert available again!

All gut string players will love these news. After a while, Cordes Lambert strings are available for pre-order. They will be producing very limited...
rockabilly slap bassist marshall lytle on the floor with bill haley's original comets

Happy Birthday Marshall Lytle (plus new interview)!

Rock'n'roll pioneer and one of the earliest slap bass stars, Marshall Lytle of Bill Haley's Comets, is 77 today (September 1st 2010)! We would like...

New interview with James Kirkland

Hey friends, we have another interview on our website. And this time it's with the legendary rockabilly and country bassist James Kirkland. Check it...