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Wild Abe Laboriel on HDNet

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by mrpackerguy, Mar 28, 2005.


  1. mrpackerguy

    mrpackerguy Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2004
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Anyone seen the Don & Dave Gruisin "Hang" on HDNet last month? I recorded it and the 2nd tune, a sort of reggae-latin number has this bass solo by Abe Laboriel that's outta this world!

    It's interesting on a few levels: he's playing a huge Yami 5 string. He actually starts jumping up n down while slapping the crap out of the Yami while at the same time thrusting his arms in the air. You get a glimpse of his Aggie rig behing him.

    All in all a very cool watch. Nathan East also appears with the group and it's really an all-star "who's who" of modern jazz with Lee Ritenour and Patti Austin to name a few.