Welcome Big Bottom Contributor Helena Bouchez

Discussion in 'News & PR' started by TalkBass, Dec 1, 2005.

  1. TalkBass

    TalkBass News Poster

    Mar 12, 2004
    <p><img src="http://static.flickr.com/6/69125352_9595a7fe74_o.jpg" align="right" alt="Helena Bouchez" style="padding-left:5px;" />Dale Cruse and BIG BOTTOM are proud to announce our newest contributor: Helena Bouchez. Located in Chicago, Helena started playing bass only four years ago after her then-boyfriend put his vintage G&L L2000 in her hands, cranked his amp, and she struck that E string. She says that sonic thunder resulted in her immediate and total conversion. She attended Victor Wooten's Bass Nature Camp in 2005 and has recently been studying with noted jazz bassist Bill Harrison, and is mentored and heavily influenced by avant funk fusion bassist Jauqo III-X. She's a great writer and a welcome addition to the team. Please take a moment to welcome Helena onboard.</p>
  2. PinkFloydDan


    Jul 4, 2005
    is she married :)
  3. abngourmet

    abngourmet Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 11, 2004
    I don't know about you guys, but if I referred to my wife as a "big bottom contributor," I'd be sleeping on the couch for a month. ;)

    I'm sure Helena's a welcome addition. Welcome aboard! :bassist:

  4. lakiehelena


    Aug 2, 2005
    Marketing &amp; PR, Lakland
    Thanks! I'm looking forward to it! :cool: -Helena (aka Neusergrrl)

    PS - PinkFloydDan - the answer to your question is "Not anymore!"
  5. PinkFloydDan


    Jul 4, 2005
    Well.... :)

    CHicago trips are pretty cheap nowadays. :)
  6. dhadleyray

    dhadleyray Guest

    Dec 7, 2004
    She's georgous, that's fer sher! I'm curious what her writing style is like..

    Ah, Chicago, I haven't lived there for awhile... What a great rock scene! :smug:
  7. paintandsk8

    paintandsk8 Pushin' my soul through the wire...

    May 12, 2003
    West Lafayette, IN
    I had the pleasure of meeting Helena at the Chicago GTG a few weeks ago. I'm sure she'll be great addition to the TB team. For starters I think we need a story on the Chicago GTG, including that pic of you with my EUB. :bassist: Welcome Aboard!
  8. Nadav


    Nov 13, 2004
    Atlanta, GA
    Welcome to TB, fellow 2005 BNC'er!
  9. herndonbassist

    herndonbassist Low Down Thumper Supporting Member

    Apr 7, 2005
    Herndon, VA - NoVa
    Welcome Helena! And Nadav thank you for making me feel INSANELY old, I graduated HS the day you were born... yipes.

  10. jazzbo58

    jazzbo58 Bassist for My Man Godbey

    Apr 21, 2001
    New Orleans, LA USA
    Welcome Helena! Looking forward to your stories.

    Jim (jazzbo58)
  11. radi8


    Feb 10, 2004
    Welcome aboard,

    i'm also being taught by Bill but i am in the newbie stage..:)
  12. lakiehelena


    Aug 2, 2005
    Marketing &amp; PR, Lakland
    Radi8: Isn't Bill Harrison the BOMB! I'm a horrible student, so I am doubly appreciative of his knowledge and flexibility and creativity in teaching me. I tell everyone about him!
  13. pgurns


    Dec 26, 2003
    Northern, IL
    Welcome aboard. Glad to see another Chicagoan around here