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Brian O'Connell of the Gordon Stone Band

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Muzique Fann, Mar 21, 2005.


  1. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    He used to be with Uncle Sammy, a Boston (Berklee) based band that had extremely talented guys that ended up not "making it". I haven't checked him out in a while but I just downloaded a recent GSB show. He's funking up bluegrass like I've never heard before. He sounds like a mix of Claypool, Stanley and Eckhardt - but he's doing it in a "bluegrass" setting! They let him just go off, lots of solo's. Almost like they're trying to do a Flecktones sort of thing. Seriously, I was listening to the show and our drummer came in and thought it was Primus (but with a banjo). Awesome stuff :bassist: