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San Rafael man's bass is best

Discussion in 'News & PR' started by TalkBass, Oct 25, 2005.

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    Mar 12, 2004
    <p><img src="http://static.flickr.com/26/56088808_5679870be4_o.jpg" alt="jeff_schmidt" align="right" />Jeff Schmidt isn't a professional bass player. He isn't in a band, and he'd never performed solo in front of an audience before. And yet the 37-year-old San Rafael resident ended up winning the Bass Extremes International Contemporary Solo Bass Competition, beating top professionals like Boris Kazlov of the Charlie Mingus Big Band and Brazilian virtuoso Zuzo Moussawer. In the contest finals Oct. 7, Schmidt stepped on stage in front of an audience of 500 and a panel of six judges at Coastal Carolina University in Myrtle Beach, S.C. <a href="http://www.marinij.com/lifestyles/ci_3149544">Read more.</a> And check out Jeff's website <a href="http://www.beautiful-bass.com">here</a>.<p style="font-size:10px;text-align:right;">Technorati Tags: <a href="http://technorati.com/tag/Jeff Schmidt" rel="tag">Jeff Schmidt</a></p></p>