225: Nicholas Walker on musical influences, performing, and Domaine Forget June 27, 2016

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Today's episode features Ithaca College professor and International Society of Bassists president Nicholas Walker. In addition to teaching at Ithaca College, Nicholas performs between 170 and 180 concerts a years in a wide variety of musical genres, he is a prolific composer, and he has taught for many years along with Paul Ellison and François Rabbath at Domaine Forget in Quebec. Nicholas will be hosting the 2017 ISB Convention at Ithaca College next June 5-10. We talk about his early musical influences, his experiences working with Paul Ellison and François Rabbath, balancing performing with other activities, …

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