The McBass on Bass radio show highlights the best of bass in recorded music, profiles the famous and not-so-famous bass musicians, past and present, who hold down the bottom in all manner of music. We illuminate how fundamentally important bass is to the music we all enjoy. Your host Michael McBass has played bass for 50+ years and continues to play bass in most every form of music, enjoying collaborations with many musicians, in all settings from studio to stage.
Sonoma County is home to a vibrant musical community that includes many outstanding and virtuosic bassists…some that you’ve heard of and many you’ll meet for the first time. We'll interview bass players and other lower register instrument musicians, to find out how they got to the bottom of the musical staff. What draws them to go low?
We’re always on the hunt for the best of bass in recorded music. Any / all help is welcomed and appreciated. Let us know if you have a favorite track featuring great bass playing, a great groove, a great bass solo, a great memory, or an interesting back story.