This week, we bring listeners a very entertaining and interesting interview with Justin Locke, author of Real Men Don’t Rehearse, a book filled with wonderful anecdotes about his life in the music business. Justin was a freelance double bassist in the Boston area for nearly two decades, working regularly during that time with the Boston Pops and other area ensembles. Learn more about Justin at www.justinlocke.com.
We also bring you a track from Italian bassist and composer Alessandro Ceccangeli titled In Ludere. Learn more about this excellent bassist at www.myspace.com/alessandroceccangeli. Enjoy!
CBC #50: Show Notes Release Date: 12/1/07
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Justin Locke spent eighteen years as a professional double bassist, playing in the Boston Pops, the Boston Symphony, and just about every other orchestra in New England. The lengthy list of great conductors he played for includes Leonard Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, John Williams, Henry Mancini, and Arthur Fiedler. He is the author of REAL MEN DON’T REHEARSE, a humorous book about the world of professional orchestras. He has appeared on WCVB’s Chronicle, the Paul Sullivan Show on CBS Radio, and on Greater Boston on WGBH with Emily Rooney. He was recently the Hearst Station web critic for Dancing with the Stars, and appeared on ABC affiliate websites in Boston, Philadelphia, Omaha, Cleveland, New Hampsire, Denver, Indianapolis, South Florida, and Milwaukee.
Music Provided by:
- Jo-Jo And The Fugitives
“Chips – Chicken – Banana Split” (mp3)
from “Jamaica To Toronto: Soul Funk & Reggae 1967-1974”
(Light In The Attic)
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More On This AlbumMore CBC guests:
- Andy Anderson
- Bjorn Berkhout
- Brad Opland
- Colin Corner
- Donovan Stokes
- Eric Hochberg
- Francois Rabbath
- Greg Sarchet
- Guy Tuneh
- Hans Sturm