No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed

To celebrate Chris Squire’s 73rd Birthday, I have made one more bass cover video. This time it was Time and a Word’s “No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed”. Happy Birthday, Chris!

Sir, you need to calm down – Live with Paul Gilbert

Here’s one more beautiful memory of the Masterclass show with the fabulous PAUL GILBERT. “Sir, you need to calm down”, a track from his latest album “Behold Electric Guitar”. With the great Sérgio Marques on drums and your bass player, on April 12th, at my city – Coimbra. Once again, my gratitude to Marco Matos ofContinue reading “Sir, you need to calm down – Live with Paul Gilbert”

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A night with Paul Gilbert

On April 12th, I had the great privilege to play for Paul Gilbert, at the occasion of his Masterclass show, in my hometown, Coimbra.  In fact, it all started two months before, when I was invited for the event and began learning all the material: 10 songs, including rock classics from The Beatles, Gary Moore,Continue reading “A night with Paul Gilbert”

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

This week I started to put some bass tracks with my friends of Lulas Belhas. As this year I haven’t made any special Christmas video, I post here Lulas Belhas’ Christmas message (in Portuguese). Of course you can still re-visit some of my previous Christmas clips, such as Run With The Fox, Personent Hodie orContinue reading “Merry Christmas & Happy New Year”

Panda Pompoir CD

During the two last years I collaborated with Panda Pompoir, a band from Coimbra, my city. The CD was finally released. Most of the tracks are sung in Portuguese with a pseudo-Brazilian accent. I used the Fender Precision for the whole album, the Moog Taurus plugin in one track, as well as the some ofContinue reading “Panda Pompoir CD”

September Gurls

Perhaps my favourite Michael Steele bassline, but there are many… This was one that I started playing bass with, back in the days I bought the album in ’86 and I got my first bass on the following year. What strikes me the most about this bassline are the subtle passages on chord transitions, whichContinue reading “September Gurls”