267: Johnny Hamil on student motivation and building bass events Oct. 31, 2016

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Johnny Hamil has dedicated his life to teaching bass. Starting out as a music education student, Johnny met George Vance at an International Society of Bassists Convention, and his life has never been the same since. After years of prodding from George, Johnny started the Kansas City Bass Workshop. This event has grown into one of the most vibrant double bass events in the country. ### But Johnny's not worried that others are going to take students away from him by starting their own events. In fact, he's convinced that every city should have their own bass event. And after …

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