296: Adam Booker on strings, Milt Hinton, and jazz mythology Jan. 5, 2017

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

Ever wonder what it's like to be transplanted from balmy Texas and Louisiana to the coldest city in the continental United States? Ask Adam Booker. Here's a recent weather report from Duluth in case you're curious. How did he go from the gigging life in Texas to the US Navy and finally into a life in academia? ### We talk about this and much more, including: * traditional jazz bass lines and what notes were really being played * confessions from a former string neurotic * what surprised Adam the most about academia * Stefon Harris and his description of …

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