A great interview of Barend Courbois appears in this month's Bass Musician magazine.
Barend Courbois is a Fun loving- High Voltage Rock, Metal, Funk and Jazz bass player who has played more then 4,000 shows and recorded on 60+ albums (and counting every month) over three decades everywhere on this planet.
He has performed and recorded with a.o. Blind Guardian, Sir Pierre Courbois, Michael Lee Firkins, Timo Somers (Delain), Andy James, Adrian Vandenberg (Whitesnake), Zakk Wylde (Ozzy), Walter Trout, Eric Gales, Atma Anur (Journey), Mike Terrana (Malmsteen), Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Bert Heerink (Vandenberg), Steve Fister (Lita Ford), Gary Barden (Michael Schenker), Doogie White (Rainbow), Donna Granti (Prince), Vengeance, Jasper van't Hof's Pili Pili, White Lion, Tank and many many more.
Barend won countless readers poll's awards as Best Bassplayer in the Netherlands, Best Metal Bass Player, Best All Round Bass Player in major Guitar and Bass and Music magazine's in Europe.
> Check out the full interview here.
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Markbass artist SONG YANG demoing the CMD 102P combo. Thanks to our distributor Parsons Music.
Markbass artist Marco Micheli plays his Markacoustic AC 101H combo.
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Markbass top-artist Jeff Berlin describes three techniques he incorporated into the all-new "Joe Frazier - Round 3": - String bending - A "percolating" staccato approach - Legato playing
On this video Michael League from Snarky Puppy plays a solo on his old Fender Precision using his Markbass Casa signature head.
A very cool "solo bass" version of Rag Doll (Aerosmith) by Markbass artist Alberto Bollati!