I’ve been exchanging some great e-mails recently with electric bassist Ben Torrey, who blogs about and performs classical music for the electric bass (although he also plays upright as well). Yes, that’s right–a bass blog specializing in classical music for electric bass. How cool!
We’ll be featuring some of Ben’s playing on an upcoming Contrabass Conversations episode, but in the meantime I encourage folks to check out his blog:
Ben also has several YouTube videos featuring mini-lessons covering classical music on the electric bass. The following video features ‘La Cathedral’ by Augustin Barrios:
Check out Ben’s blog for more information on the electric bass as a classical music instrument, and stay tuned to our CBC podcast episode featuring Ben soon!