Alain Caron

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by 6stringvince, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. ACalbass


    Dec 16, 2011
    I do not see him is underrated,you can find him playing with major players,hardly a sign of being under the radar or not considered.
    Great writer too,making him an over all excellent musician.
  2. jazzyvee


    Aug 11, 2012
    The first track of his I heard was Slam the Clown and it's still one of my favourites.
  3. DEEP knowledge of music! While he's certainly well known in musicians' circles, the general public has no idea of how monstrous he really is. It's always been about the music for him, I think, and not so much about the publicity machine needed to be layfamous.

    Really grounded, at least that's my impression when I met him.

    Un grand cadeau pour le monde!

    PS: OP, thanks for the link. I've got Uzeb out the ears and nearly all his solo stuff. I can't play any of it, but I'm always inspired.
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  5. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    Definitely NOT underrated!
  6. bass12

    bass12 Fueled by chocolate Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    I was never much of a fan (I'm not too into his brand of fusion) but I went to see one of his concerts a couple of years ago on a whim and was surprised to find that I really enjoyed it.
  7. Randyt

    Randyt Supporting Member

    Jul 21, 2010
    Barrie, Canada
    AC is great!!!
  8. MrLenny1


    Jan 17, 2009
    Make sure you support him, buy his music.
  9. McMillions


    Apr 8, 2014
    Endorsing artist: F Bass
    Huge plus 1 to all of this. I've seen him a few times now. If you ever have the opportunity I highly recommend you go to one of his clinics. His approach to learning is so eye opening. He conveys his ideas in such an easy to understand way and really makes you want to go home and woodshed. I've also seen him in concert a few times and I'm always floored by his musicality. He has chops of course but it's always musical. Incredible musician!!!
  10. BassEnvy78


    Jun 28, 2012
    Love his playing on the song "Angelito" w JM ecay on guitar and Lockwood on the violin