If you are on the UK bass scene, you will undoubtedly have heard of (or encountered!) Steve Lawson (aka solobasssteve in the social media world). If you haven’t, then check out his blog and his music. Steve is an extra-ordinary solo bass player, as anyone who has heard him with his modulus 6 string and his looperlative looper with testify.
If you like to hear your bass in a band, then check out Steve’s latest album “numbers”, which features him as part of the Lawson Dodds Wood collective. Three amazing musicians producing music in a very different way. Nothing is pre-arranged, it is all improv.
I saw the trio live earlier this year (post here) and it is fair to say that everyone who watched was blown away. There is a six part series on the making of the Numbers album on Steve’s blog, which will give you an idea of how the production of the album worked: