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!
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”
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”
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”
And now for something completely different… It’s… one of my ever favourite basslines, played by REO Speedwagon’s Bruce Hall.
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”
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”
Michael Steele is one of my all-time favourite artists (musician, lyricist, singer). This song, written by herself and David White, is one of the best moments of “Doll Revolution” – the last album of The Bangles with Michael Steele. Thank you for your Music, Michael!