Bassist Archives - Modern Drummer Magazine


Modern Drummer is the world’s most widely read drum magazine, is dedicated entirely to the art of drumming and caters to the needs of amateur, semi-pro, and professional drummers.

Bill Laswell: Famed Bassist/Producer

Mention any major drummer of the past forty years, and Bill Laswell has shared a stage, studio, or rhythm section with him or her. Here the bassist/producer/remix engineer gives us his personal impressions of Tony Williams, Ginger Baker, Elvin Jones,…

Modern Drummer
May 8, 2010

Prince: School Of Funk

Twenty thousand people are on their feet, cheering and singing along as Prince and his band rip through hit after hit at New York City's Madison Square Garden for one of the purple one's many sold-out Musicology tour dates. "No…

Modern Drummer
May 12, 2004