MuST-WATcH MOMENTS Carol Kaye says of her own bass style, “When you hear somebody
with balls, that’s me.” You can witness her illustrating this point in the following You Tube clips.
If you’re going to cut heads on bass
with some of the youngsters, you might
as well pick the best. Kaye gives Steve
Bailey and Victor Wooten a run for their
money on an extended funk groove.
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Bailey & Victor Wooten Bass Session
NAMM Show 2000
Danny Tedesco has temporarily put the
brakes on his ambitious documentary, The
Wrecking Crew, while he secures rights for the
film’s soundtrack, but this trailer gives you a
glimpse of the key players, including Kaye.
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Kaye has been a fixture at NAMM trade
shows since the late ’90s. Here, she invites
jazz giant George Benson to sit in on an
impromptu jam. Check the licks starting at
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