My double bass colleague Benjy (who has contributed many posts to this blog in the past) sent me a link to the following video of François Rabbath discussing the differences between French and German bow technique at a Berlin master class. Very interesting.
This video also has a snippet of Rabbath playing some jazz. Folks may not know that he’s a huge jazz aficionado, but he is, and you can see how much he loves it even from these brief seconds of video :
Now check out Rabbath’s Contrabass Conversations interview from 2007!