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Mark O'connor on bass

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Stinsok, Jan 8, 2005.


  1. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Ok, he smokes on the fiddle and mandolin-does he have to be a good bassist too? I came across a cassette of him from the 80's called "Elysian Fields" (think Jean-Luc Ponty goes country.) He plays all the instruments except drums and sax. All parts parts are on a fretless, and he actually plays pretty well. Too much musical ability for one guy.
     
  2. He also plays scary guitar.
     
  3. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Oh yes, he plays guitar on this one as well.
     
  4. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    Yes, O'Connor also plays guitar...some say he was better than Steve Morse when he played in the Dregs.
    ;)
     
  5. cb56

    cb56

    Jul 2, 2000
    Central Illinois
    That figures....
    wasn't he the national flatpicking champion when he was 13 years old or something?