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New bassist for Captain & Tenille???

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by malthumb, May 24, 2003.

  1. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    Mods - I coin flipped between "Bassists" and "Miscellaneous". Bassists won. Switch if necessary.

    I was watching "The Today Show" Saturday morning and they had "The Captain & Tenille" on performing. For their second number, "Do That To Me One More Time", they had one of the feature reporters, Leonard, standing in on bass.

    They all made way to big a deal about him being nervous (I'm sure he was) but he played very well. I'd never really paid attention to that song's bassline before, but I liked the way it sounded on his fretless J-Bass.

    Anybody else see that? Your thoughts?


  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    I was actually watching "The Today Show" & saw that "The Captain & Tenille" would be performing but I shut the TV & came to TB instaed. :( I would of like to have seen it so I would have something more to add.
  3. Steve Lawson

    Steve Lawson Solo Bass Exploration! Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2000
    Birmingham, UK
    I heard that Michael Manring is the regular bassist with Captain and Tenille - and sometimes he gets to wear that hat, if he's played particularly well...

    ...it might just be a scurrilous rumour though...

  4. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Says the man who wears a dress....;) :D
  5. Steve Lawson

    Steve Lawson Solo Bass Exploration! Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2000
    Birmingham, UK
    ROTFL - touche...

  6. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    That was MSNBC's Lester Holt sitting in...one of cable news' better anchors.
    I knew there was something I liked about that guy.
  7. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Lester's a bassist, huh? Cool.

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