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ERIK AM BASS / Bio

.. ErikAmBass (Erik Neie/Frankfurt am Main) - BandProjekte, TributeShows, LiveTour, SupportBASSplayer, TravelbyBass .. mail: erikbass@t-online.de, mobil: +49(0)151 72501835 - ContactMe!

Erik Am Bass: Listen to 70's early Jazz Rock with Stanley Clarke and live acting of Mark King's thumb with Level 42 finally sparked BASS interest. And since he saw a concert with Stu Hamm he fell in love with the four string sound! For the time of studying design Erik's bass output softened. But as co-founder of the progressive band GUM and as a live+session musician of various projects his bass tone is back ..

Erik enjoys playing his BassLatest: Headless Mr. Bassman/Clover "Slapper"-Bass and '78 Music Man StingRay. Furthermore Fender and Schack basses. His Acoustics: "Electric" BSX Upright T-Bass and a real "Grandma": Upright bass with Realist-Pickup/David Gage NYC. Amps and Cabinets: Ashdown, Hartke, Mark Bass. You will meet Erik on Vintage Bass-Search at Addi's Musikhaus Bornheim/Frankfurt am Main - Bass Tunings by luthier Mathias Schindehütte.

ROADWORN@bass: BASS 2008-2011: WEENA/Opera Metal - as support act of James Christian's HOUSE OF LORDS European tour. Progressive-production: New GUM-EP! Playing various songs for a PINK FLOYD-Tribute. BASS 2011: NOHITS@bass for PATHOS LEGAL. UPRIGHT@bass: Upright Bass-Lessons with DAVE AMBROSIO at the New York Jazz Academy/NYC. BASS 2012: TRAVEL@bass for Opening Act SERA LEE - Special Starguest at the Sixdays - the 6 Days Races in the Berlin Velodrom 2012. GROOVE@bass for FRANCA MORGANO (New Video "Franca - Ein Meer voll Dir"). BASS 2013: WOODEN@bass for JD WOOD (CD-Release 2012 "World of Emotions"). BASS 2014-2016: JOB@bass: Upright Bass-Working for DAVID GAGE STRING INSTRUMENTS NYC at Musikmesse Frankfurt (davidgage.com, realistacoustic.com). ALTERNATIVEPOP@bass for ROUGH BOY. LATEST 2016: PINKFLOYD@bass for DOD - Darkside Of The Diamond/Pink Floyd Tribute Show (darkside-of-the-diamond.de).

Erik's heroes: Old school Progressive-, Classic-Rock and Metal, such as Pink Floyd - David Gilmour, Genesis, Led Zeppelin and Rush with Geddy Lee. Dream Theater, the Flower Kings family - Tomas Bodin and Roine Stolt - Iron Maiden, Opeth and Transatlantic. Beat+beards of ZZ-Top - The Stray Cats with Lee Rocker's Slap Bass. Queen with unforgettable Freddie Mercury. Steve Vai, Joe Satriani - Al di Meola and Pat Metheny. Pop-Soulmates: Placebo, Muse and Deftones! The beautiful haircut of Corinne Drewery and Swing Out Sister. Paul Weller and The Style Council - Jochen Distelmeyer's Blumfeld .. the "Hamburger Schule"! And – of course – the bass sounds: Billy Sheehan, Stu Hamm and Tony Levin. The thumb attacks of Victor Wooten and Marcus Miller, as well as the unbelievable tapping of Adrian Davison and Jacques Bono's incredible "Bach" on the electric bass. Music is so colourful and, fortunately, there are many more fantastic bass players to groove to!

Looking for POP/PROGRESSIVE/METAL-PROJECTS - TRIBUTE-SHOWS (especially in the Style of PINK FLOYD, DREAM THEATER, IRON MAIDEN, QUEEN) are welcome. Thank you for contacting: facebook.com/erik.ambass; erikbass@t-online.de; mobile ++49 (0)151 72501835.

General Info

Band Members
Erik Neie - Bassplayer / Band-Projects, Tribute-Shows, Live-/Tour(-Support)
Artist Name
ERIK AM BASS
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/erikambass
Genres
Pop / Progressive Rock / Metal

Contact Info

Location
Frankfurt, HE, DE