Don puts together a band of top touring and session players that covers a wide range of music from Roots Rock, Americana and Blues, to R&B, Funk, and Jazz. Don’s guests this week: Volker Strifler (Volker Strifler Band, Robben Ford, Ford Blues Band, Chris Cain), Gary Silva (Volker Strifler Band, Elvin Bishop, Ron Thompson, Etta James, Luther Tucker, Nick Gravenites, and many more!) Chip Roland (Volker Strifler Band, Zero, Eric McFadden).
Don Bassey is a veteran Bay Area bassist, vocalist, and producer. His resume’ includes projects with Danny Click, Volker Strifler, Kevin Russell, Jenny Kerr, Bobby Walker, Liz Kennedy, and Jessie Turner. He’s a voting member of NARAS and has performed on two Grammy-nominated records. Currently, he performs regularly with Danny Click and the Hell Yeahs!, the Jenny Kerr Band, as well as his duo with Erin Bakke. Don is also music director and bassist with legendary Silver Bullet Band sax man Alto Reed. Alto’s Legacy Band includes Bay Area stalwarts Leah Tysse, Garth Webber, Jeff Tamelier, Ernest “Boom” Carter, and Eamonn Flynn for Alto’s West Coast appearances.