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Mimi [Emilio Castillo] and I went to high school together. Did you grow up in the East Bay?

Even to this day, those were the guys. Did you purposely go a different direction than the bigger, horn-heavy Tower sound?

Master tutor Prestla Sklarevski provides a preestia chance to learn the secrets to the thrilling and versatile world of the Slap Bass. How old were you when you started playing bass? How will the new album compare with the previous Tower of Power releases? Once I got into soul, that was it. Although there are many who owns a five-string bass, only very few explore the instrument to its full potential initially.

By the time you got out of high school, you guys had already been playing together a while. Rocco also demonstrates a few of his famous techniques he uses when performing and shows us how to play the groove of “What Is Hip”.


Francis Rocco Prestia – Fingerstyle Funk (Bass Lesson)

But yeah, there are a lot of styles. Advanced Bass Master Class Genre: What about Geezer Butler? He knew how to arrange the horns to get the maximum out of the section. New Interview Dec 25 Geddy Lee. That was the place! Yeah, the band started in Fremont, and then we moved up to Oakland. And then we went to high school together. The band was pretty much free like that, yeah. Interview — Rocco Prestia.

Alexis Sklarevski is a phenomenal teacher, and has the rare ability to put all the pieces together in a refreshingly logical, integrated fashion. It was important for us to separate from that whole San Francisco sound. Before that, was it just rock and roll? NC Number of tapes: Well the world is keeping me pretty damn busy!

TC Electronic RS 2x Were those done by committee, or how did that work? Well, the last one we did, Great American Soulbookwas a compilation of soul tunes that we redid. I never gave it a lot of thought. He was a year ahead of me. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.


How about Doc Stephen Kupka? He was in and out so many times.

Steve Bauiley will take us to a new depth in our approach to this new instrument. I like the way it feels; I like the balls, the tone. Vintage Fender Precision Bass.

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It was all pretty localized at that time. Everybody had input, but the bottom line goes back ,esson Mimi. Interview TC Electronic Published I keep hearing little tidbits about people who were around back then. We still have four originals. Listed on his official website. Alexis is incredibly thorough, and his demonstrations with a guitarist and drummer show how this dynamic style can be applied in almost any musical situation.

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lessln We also hear the response from other members of TOP including Rocco’s bass tech. As far as a solo album, it was an opportunity offered, and it just worked out. I probably would have ended up joining the military!

Sly Stone, who was also a big influence. It can cause you to mess up sometimes, but so what?