Bass Musician Magazine - 8th Anniversary Issue with Stu Hamm - Page 28

a very small bass market. I’m trying to build Burns, who plays guitar with Huey Lewis. So a bass that’s lighter, with a more ergonomic we’re doing just some rock and roll trio dates. design, maybe. Most of the stuff that Warwick I’ll tour around Europe, I’m going to spend has going will appeal to guys like me that take some time in Italy, then it’s the Warwick bass that stuff seriously or are older and have had camp, then a Warwick tour with Chuck Rainey, playing injuries, just taking that into account. which I’m really, really looking forward to. Then So I think I can help that way and that’s great. there’s stuff I’m doing in London, then the Fall I’ll be again in Bologna, where I’ll be teaching Let’s close with what’s coming up for at a school. Probably recording a record this you in the near future. summer – a completely solo bass record. I’m just moving and grooving and doing my thing! I head back East to do a two-week tour with my band, Florida to Montreal. Alex Skolnick, who is in Testament on guitar and who did my first Stu Hamm Band tour back in the 90’s. Joel Taylor will be on drums - He’s my friend here in LA, he and I have toured a lot with Frank Gambale and he’s been out with Al Di Meola lately. It’s a great band – those two dudes have never met, but it’s so much fun to know so many | 08.15 great musicians to put together combinations of guys. It should be really interesting! Then I’m back in LA for a few days in the studio, then I’m in Texas, and then I fly directly from there to Italy, to do a two week tour with Stef On the web –