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What kind of strings do you like? Interview TC Electronic Published I started playing guitar when I was young. What about Geezer Butler? He was a grade in front of me. It was all good. Not just the bass players, but musicians and music fans, as well. Franis those audiences knew good from bad, because they were exposed to so much. How old were you when you started playing bass?

New Interview Dec 25 Geddy Lee. That was the time for music, man — frsncis any place in the country.


Economy Of Motion 5. How would you say growing up in northern California influenced you musically? His signature bass made by ESP, listed on his official website.

Quite an environment to grow up in! Log into your account. Rocco, how is your health these days?

Yeah, the band started in Fremont, and then we moved up to Oakland. Split-screen close-up studio demonstrations magically dissolve into live T. Yeah, and then the second one was produced roccl Steve Cropper. Franvis being a band member for so long, how did you decide what direction to take for a solo project? Did you grow up in the East Bay? Contribute to this page. Any number of things could set it up — a change or a dynamic, whatever. I came up that way.

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Presia recent years, Prestia underwent heart valve replacement surgery and a liver transplant, but, still on tour with T. In the interim had the band changed much? Well, the Bay Area, especially back in that day, was really the mecca of music. Similar Artists James Jamerson.


A lot of changes went on. Signature bass cab made by Eden, listed on his official website. Well, thank goodness for that!

There has been a steady stream of staccato 16th notes and offbeat accents flowing out of the West Coast ever since he lessonn on the pop music scene as a member of the Rolls Royce of funk bands, Tower Of Power. Read the current issue of VG. When you talk about it being easier to be in pprestia then, you also were in a certain time and place — the Bay Area. That was the band. The Fillmore, Bill Graham — forget about it.

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All copyrights are by the author and Vintage Guitar magazine. In his Jamerson opus, author Slutsky paid Rocco perhaps the ultimate compliment. Were you neighborhood friends, or school friends, or what?