133: Scott Best Interview Aug. 15, 2009

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We're chatting with Memphis Symphony Principal Bass Scott Best on this week’s episode of Contrabass Conversations. Scott is a close personal friend of mine and an outstanding double bassist in both solo and ensemble settings. We played together in the IRIS Orchestra of Memphis, Tennessee, and it is a real pleasure to feature him on the show. Scott was one of the bassists involved in the ISB-coordinated commission of the John Harbison Concerto for Double Bass (complete video from ISB convention of this piece available here), performing the piece with the Memphis Symphony. Scott was also asked (along …

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