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ACM was pleased to welcome the highly respected session musician, clinician & solo bass performer Steve Lawson will delivering a Bass Masterclass on Wednesday 26th March.
About Bassist Steve Lawson
With 10 solo albums and 10 collaborative albums under his belt, bassist Steve Lawson would describe himself as a new-age, post-rock, ambient-jazz, solo-bassist.
Steve describes himself as:
- a solo bassist who spends a lot of his time making very unbasslike noises.
- an ambient experimenter who likes pop tunes too much to go strictly soundscape, but is way too atmospheric to sit comfortably in the ‘instrumental rock’ category.
- And that his electronica leanings produce some amazing hi-tech sounds, but resolutely avoids programmed beats.
Steve admits that his entire career has been an ongoing experiment at making the music that means something to him, and then using the internet to make that available to like-minded listeners.
This ‘music first, marketing later’ approach has lead to him being greatly in demand as a writer, thinker and consultant on the present and possible future of the music industries, splitting his teaching time between University and College lectures on looping, improvisation and bass techniques and further lecture tours on the sustainability of making the music you love.
Since January 2012, Steve has released one solo album and 3 collaborative albums and will soon release a staggering 11 hour set of music with American multi-instrumentalist Daniel Berkman. On top of that, he has played a host of house concerts on either side of the Atlantic, and maintains a mind-boggling array of online activities aimed at inviting more people into the music.
For more information about bassist Steve Lawson visit his website or follow him across his social media platforms: