I'm talking about going to a concert and seeing a bass player just completely blow you away to the point that the first thing you want to do when you get home is grab your bass by the neck, break it over your knee and toss it in the trash. I had such an experience last Saturday night when my pastor invited me and my cousin-in-law to a Latin-Christian concert at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami Beach. There were several groups performing. The last one was Juan Carlos Alvarado, who I was told is from Guatemala. His bassist played a 6-string Ken Smith, looked like a BSR model. I don't know the bass player's name and he's probably unkown to anyone outside Juan Carlos' band. But lemme tell ya, my eyes were almost not fast enough to follow all the things his left hand was doing. There was one song that sounded like black southern gospel, but with the added spice, energy and speed of the Latin beat. This guy was just, wow, so awesome to watch. Now, I'm just a 4-string player, and I rarely even touch the G string. But this bassist's hands were flying across all 6 strings. Truly inspiring and frustrating at the same time. If any of you have had a similar experience, I'd love to hear about it.