I recently purchased the DVD Rising Low... and, while thoroughly enjoying all the much deserved bassist praise and adulation, I couldn't help thinking..."Who the hell is Joey Arkenstat, and why are all these heavy hitters in the bass world worshipping him? Then, about a week ago a friend of mine informed me that this Arkenstat guy was put in there as a joke! He's not even really a bass player. If this is true, it's a classic case of "The Emporers New Clothes". Help me out here, I'd love to know the whole story. Thanks. MTB63 "Bass is the Cake, the rest is all frosting" - Me.