Band: David Bowie / Gwen Stefani Band
A self-taught musician and vocalist, Gail Ann Dorsey, with her “deep pocket melodic bass,” began her distinguished career in the ’70s and rose through the ranks to become one of the world’s top MVP session bassists, with a résumé of distinguished employers that reads like a laundry list of the biggest names in music (Charlie Watts, Tears For Fears, Bryan Ferry, Indigo Girls, The B-52s).
Dorsey is best known, though, for her work with David Bowie, participating in his reinventing Outside Tour with Nine Inch Nails in 1995 and continuing up through Bowie’s most recent release,Reality.
Dorsey’s own eclectic compositions range from rock and funk to country and pop, shaped by her deep passion for the lush arrangements of Burt Bacharach and Thom Bell.
Gear: Heritage SVT-CL
After Roberto’s brother (a guitarist) gave him his first bass at age nine, this started his rise to become an accomplished player, composer and producer. At the young age of seventeen, he started working as a session man and played … more »
Band: Dixie Dreggs
In a class and category all its own, the Dixie Dregs’ jam/jazz/country/rock fusion, steeped in soul and exceptional technical proficiency, all but defies definition. While the Dregs never had a hit single, they were nevertheless nominated for two Grammys, in … more »
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