Alain rose to prominence in the 80s as a member of the influential fusion band UZEB, feat. guitarist Michel Cusson, and drummer Paul Brochu.
25 years after their last concert at the Montreal Jazz Festival in 1992 to a crowd of 96,000 people they will have a reunion tour in July, performing music from their ten albums as well as brand new material.
"It's amazing that you can get such a powerful, warm, clear and defined sound, with full-range frequency response, out of a very lightweight amp and speaker cabinet." —Caron enthuses— "And the most important thing is: I hear the real sound of my bass. It seems that Markbass has not only listened carefully to their amps, but they have also listened to bass players!"
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Jeff sat down and improvised this gorgeous version of "Ave Maria."
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.
Here is Markbass top-artist Michael League performing the song Jan Jan by The Fabulous Counts using his Markbass Casa signature head! Michael League - Bass Roosevelt Collier - Lap Steel Ryan Scott - Guitar Louis Cato - Drums Video by Simon C.F. Yu | 2nd Camera by Nikki Birch
Here is Markbass top-artist Michael League performing the song Spike, written by Michael League and Roosevelt "The Dr." Collier. Michael is using his Markbass Casa signature head!
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!