bassist for eric clapton

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by nate 0 jt, May 25, 2001.

  1. who is eric claptons touring bassist right now? i am going to see him this week and i was just wondering who his bassist is on this tour. thanks

  2. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    I'm ASSUMING that it's Nathan East, only because that's who Clapton's had for as long as I can remember. If it is, you're in for a real treat.
  3. rllefebv


    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    He had Dave Broz, (sp?) for awhile, "From the cradle"...

  4. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Nathan East rules. RULES!
  5. DaveBeny


    Mar 22, 2000
    London, UK
    Clapton has certainly played with some great bassists over the years:

    Tom McGuinness/The Roosters (Jan-Aug 1963)
    Dave McCumisky/Casey Jones and The Engineers (Sept 1963)
    Paul Samwell Smith/The Yardbirds (Oct 1963-March 1965)
    John McVie/John Mayall's Bluesbreakers (Apr-Aug 1965, Nov 1965-July 1966)
    Jack Bruce/Cream (July 1966-Nov 1968)
    Rick Grech/Blind Faith (Feb 1969-Jan 1970)
    Klaus Voorman/Plastic Ono Band (13th Sept 1969)
    Carl Radle/Delaney & Bonnie (Jan-Mar 1970)
    Carl Radle/Derek & The Dominoes (May 1970-Apr 1971)
    Carl Radle/Eric Clapton and his Band (Apr 1974-June 1979)
    Dave Markee (Sept 1979-Oct 1982)
    Donald "Duck" Dunn (Oct 1982-Oct 1985)
    Nathan East (April 1986-1993)
    Richard Cousins (1990)
    Joey Spampinato (1991)
    Dave Bronze (1994-Oct 1997)
    Marcus Miller (Summer 1997)
    Nathan East (March 1998-Present)