This song "Knowing" was written as an ode to Jaco! I hear people say all the time to "Believe", I would like to take it one step further and say it's more than believing it's "Knowing". https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=I0V6_CqnWTQ Fortune favours the bold!
Sometimes I like to just sit by my window in my basement and look outside while I practice my bass! I sometimes forget what time it is and can go all day and night without eating, but obviously that would be stupid... (my wife makes sure I am not stupid. Lol) Since the first moment…Read more Practicing in the dark on the Wing Bass!
I have been wanting to play the piano for many years, but I had been too chicken to try because my best friend Jerome Tulloch plays like Chick Corea. Imagine playing in a band with someone that's a total wiz on the piano.... yep! 🤨 When I started touring in other bands and eventually moved…Read more Bass Player who plays PIANO? 🤔
Keeping inspired is not always easy, but a great way to activate that vibe is by listening to amazing music from the 60s to the 90s. There's so much to learn and grow. I really love writing songs, but sometimes I feel a bit of writer's block. When I need a bit of a 'pick…Read more Get onboard the train… Love Train
Just when you thought the guitar had no further to go in terms of innovation, Visionary Instruments said, "Hold my beer". It's amazing how they are able to fuse modern technology with the traditional electric guitar in a seemless and practical way. Enjoy the video. https://youtu.be/wmmmQ1G5AEs Learn more about Visionary Instruments here. Don would…Read more Visionary Instruments at NAMM 2020
It's such an exciting time to be a musician. Lanikai Ukuleles just unveiled their new line of ukuleles. The most notable are the new bass ukuleles, thin line and signature line of ukes. I was fortunate enough to gain access to them for a few hours back at the hotel during NAMM. Here's my first…Read more First Impressions of Lanikai Bass and Tenor Ukes!
MG Bass Guitars announced new models and options for their JB1 Jazz bass series as well as unveiling Donald Waugh's new custom Desert Buckeye Burl 7 String bass. Enjoy the video https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PqaKal1raEg Learn more about MG Bass Guitars here. Don would love to hear from you. All comments and questions welcome!
Don had a chat with the iconic Ned Steinberger at NAMM 2020 in Anaheim, California. Ned announced his very first six string CR series bass guitar. Enjoy the video. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hVqVPJFza2I https://youtu.be/UH8scG4sHTo Learn more about NS Design CR Series here. Don would love to hear from you. All comments and questions welcome!
Let me start by saying Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! As we wrap up 2019, we look back and say thank you for all your support of the blog. Next up is NAMM 2020; the adventures continue. I made it to the big 40 and achieved a few goals. For example, I have…Read more 2020 Looks Bright!
The journey started in July of 2019 when I met the folks at Lanikai Ukuleles. I got the opportunity to play an amazing quality ukulele for the first time and it was like a dream come true. I never knew the ukulele could sound that good! Most people view the ukulele as a classroom instrument,…Read more Three reasons to play the Ukulele