30 years of Excellence in Education
by Joel Leach, 10-yr. winner of Pacific Jazz Festivals, (ret.) Music
Head of Cal-State Northridge, Plas Johnson, jazz/studio sax legend
("Pink Panther"), and Nelson Riddle in his book Arranged
educator at Henry Mancini Institute, UCLA.
Fender bass player Carol Kaye.....could do anything and leave
the men in the dust." - Quincy Jones in his
book "Q - The Autobiography of Quincy Jones" 2001
Q in 2008: "Carol Kaye is the best bassist I've ever heard."
taught me more about the bass than is decent."
through study out of my books:
Sting, Mo Foster, John Paul Jones, Stu Hamm, Abe Laboriel, Jaco
Pastorius, Tiran Porter, Nathan East, Christian McBride, Leon Gaer,
Joel DiBartolo, Bill Bodine, Mark Eagan, Anthony Wilson (Guitar), many more.
John Clayton (who played elec. bass w/Count Basie in 70s), Charles
(Chuck Mangione), Jim Hughart, Reinie Press (Hair), Bill Laymon
Nelson Band), Tony Sales (Bowie), Roy Vogt, Pat Putter Smith, Alf
Clausen (Simpsons TV composer), Morty Corb, Whitey Mitchell (Red's
brother), Ron Bland, Abe Luboff, Robert Russell, Steve LeFevre,
Jeremy Cohen, Arnie Moore, Mike Schnoebelon (Manhattan Transfer),
Trey Thompson, Don Bagley, Dave Edelstein, Bob Stone, David Hungate
(Toto), Max Bennett, Mitchell Penland, Tom Winker, Dave Dyson, Ray
Neapolitan, Pat Senatore, Luther Hughes, Harvey Newmark, Robin Mitchell,
Ron Bland, Frank Carroll, Scott Hinkle, Bob Berteaux, Lane Baldwin,
Monty Budwig, Richard Maloof (Welk), Bruce Stone, Mike Porcaro,
Steve LeFevre,1,000s more.