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Willie Kent dies

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by JAUQO III-X, Mar 2, 2006.


  1. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
  2. Sippy

    Sippy

    Aug 1, 2005
    Stuart,Florida
    It's sad to hear about a bassist passing :( RIP.
     
  3. RIP Willie K, may your legacy continue on 'till the end of time.:bassist:
     
  4. seanm

    seanm I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize! Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2004
    Ottawa, Canada
    A couple of years ago, before I got sidetracked by rock and country, I was slowly working my way through Willie Kent's "Comin' Alive" album. Great songs and good tasteful bass lines.

    RIP Wille, you *where* a true Gent.
     
  5. Rvl

    Rvl

    Dec 23, 2003
    Aomori Japan
    Met him 2 summers ago
    Nice guy and great pocket player
     
  6. Blues Cat

    Blues Cat Supporting Member

    May 28, 2005
    Katy, Tx
  7. JayAmel

    JayAmel Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    Aurillac, France
    Can't stand these blues and rock legends passing away anymore. There are so few new generation leaders in blues and "traditional" rock.

    RIP Willie.
    :crying:
     
  8. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    +1!
     
  9. mike sancho

    mike sancho SANCH

    Feb 10, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    RIP and blessings to his family
     
  10. Juneau

    Juneau

    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    Damn Jauqo, do you read the musician obituaries someplace?
     
  11. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.


    No,I knew Willie and was told by a mutual friend and the Jackson news is kind of local(with Chicago being so close to Gary,In)
     
  12. Juneau

    Juneau

    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    You just always seem to have the inside scoop. I do appreciate you posting the information, dont get me wrong. Im sorry for your loss, as well as the music communities.
     
  13. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    It's kool,we're all musicians and most musicians like to share and news like this need to be known.Willie was a very nice,informative and very down to earth kat(and he really liked my grooves and somtimes would ask me about my approach to the pocket,which always caught me off gaurd,because I am no where near the pocket player he was).
     
  14. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Phila,Pa.
    My man Willie played the same P-Bass for well over 30 years.
    He will be sadly missed. May the Lord be with you Willie, God bless.
     
  15. Skel

    Skel

    Jun 19, 2005
    Boulder, Colorado
    Sorry for your personal loss. Do you know *why* Johnny Jackson was murdered? That's awful.

    Skel
     
  16. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    Thank you and as far as Johnny Jackson,He supposedly had a Rocky relationship with his girlfriend and she allegedly stabbed him to death.
     
  17. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    man, that's horrible.