282: Dave Swift on Paul Simon, Eric Clapton, and being an industrial bassist Dec. 5, 2016

from Contrabass Conversations - double bass life on the low end of the spectrum with Jason Heath· ·

As the bassist for Jools Holland's band for over two decades, Dave Swift is likely the U.K.'s best-known bassist. He has performed with an astonishing array of artists, including: * Paul Simon * Eric Clapton * Paul McCartney * Chaka Kahn * Smokey Robinson The list goes on and on! ### He and I got a chance to sit down over Skype earlier this fall and dig into all sorts of fascinating topics like: * how Dave transcribes the songs he performs with Jools * why people call Dave an "industrial" bassist * learning a tune in front of Amy …

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