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Joe B Mauldin

Joe B Mauldin About Rock and roll bassist who played with The Crickets during the 1950s. He later worked in music production at Gold Star Studios in Los Angeles, California. Life Before Becoming Famous Before joining The Crickets, he played with a Lubbock, Texas band called The Four Teens. Other Informations As a music recording […]

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Curtis St. Louis

Curtis St. Louis About Canadian musician who rose to fame as the bassist for the pop punk band Chase Your Words. With the band he is recognized for his affiliation with the record label Pretty Rad Records.  Life Before Becoming Famous He created his CurtisYourWords Twitter account in 2012 and his first tweet read “You […]

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Ricardo Trevino

Ricardo Trevino About Professional bass guitarist who rose to fame as a member of the Mexican rock band Panda. With the group he is recognized for having been a pioneer of the Avanzada Regia music movement. Life Before Becoming Famous Panda’s debut studio album Arroz con Leche was released in 2001.  Other Informations He and his bandmates […]

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Pete O'Hanlon

Pete O'Hanlon About Irish professional bassist who rose to fame as one fourth of the rock outfit The Strypes. With the band he has opened for the Arctic Monkeys and performed live at the 2014 SXSW music festival.  Life Before Becoming Famous When The Strypes first formed in 2010 he performed lead vocals before assuming […]

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Tyler Armes

Tyler Armes About Canadian bassist who rose to fame as a member of the Platinum-selling rap-rock band, Down with Webster. His group’s hit songs such as “Your Man” and “Whoa Is Me” landed on the 2010 Canadian Hot 100 Year End Chart. Life Before Becoming Famous He and good friend Patrick Gillet formed Down with […]

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Malachi Favors

Malachi Favors About Jazz bassist and founder of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians. He was also involved in the Art Ensemble of Chicago. Life Before Becoming Famous He started playing double bass when he was fifteen years old and started playing professionally with greats like Dizzy Gillespie. Other Informations He was associated […]

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Jim Riley

Jim Riley About Bassist and backing vocalist for the hardcore punk band The Ghost Inside led by Jonathan Vigil. Joining the band in 2009, they would go on to release the albums Returners, Get What You Give, and Dear Youth. Life Before Becoming Famous The Ghost Inside originally formed in 2004 as A Dying Dream. […]

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Brady Szuhaj

Brady Szuhaj About Member of the pop-punk band Late Nite Reading known for hit singles such as “What You Went Through” and “From the Start.” They released three EPs in 4 years, including the 2013 EP Walls. Life Before Becoming Famous He and vocalist/rhythm guitarist Dalton Wixom previously played in a different band together before […]

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Art Davis

Art Davis About Double-bassist who recorded with many seminal jazz musicians over the course of his life. Life Before Becoming Famous He attended the Julliard School, the Manhattan School of Music, and Hunter College. Other Informations He is responsible for the system of blind auditions used for orchestras. Family Life He raised a daughter and […]

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Joel Bruyere

Joel Bruyere About Bassist and music producer most well known as a member of the Canadian band Thousand Foot Krutch. He also launched his own solo project known as the Drawing Room in 2009. Life Before Becoming Famous He was childhood friends with singer Trevor McNevan and the two stayed in touch throughout their teens. […]

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Erwin Prasetya

Erwin Prasetya About Musician and songwriter who has served as a member of numerous bands including Zoom, EVO Band, and Matadewa. He is also a former member of Dewa 19, KLa Project, and TIC Band.  Life Before Becoming Famous His father introduced him to music. The first instrument he ever learned to play was the drums. He would […]

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Brooke Dickson

Brooke Dickson About Professional bassist who shot to stardom after becoming an official member of the punk rock band The Regrettes in 2018. Her group has released a number of hits including “I Dare You,” “Come Through” and “Seashore.” Life Before Becoming Famous She learned to play both bass guitar and keyboards. Other Informations The videos on […]

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Sammy Bramantyo

Sammy Bramantyo About Bassist and musician who is best recognized for his role in the Indonesian metal band Seringai. He is also known for posting pictures from his traveling through his Instagram for his over 70,000 followers. He has also earned sponsorship and representation from Vans and Jagermeister.  Life Before Becoming Famous He first began playing […]

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Mike Porcaro

Mike Porcaro About Grammy Award-winning bassist with the 1980s rock band Toto, the group known for the song “Africa,” and who went on hiatus in 2007. Life Before Becoming Famous His brothers wanted to include him in Toto right away, but the record label feared it would break up the chemistry. Other Informations He left […]

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Pino Palladino

Pino Palladino About John Entwistle’s replacement in the rock band The Who, as well as a member of the John Mayer Trio. Life Before Becoming Famous He had his first professional gig at the age of twenty for a local television show and joined Jools Holland’s band. Other Informations His fretless bass playing is featured […]