As bassist with Level 42, Mark King influenced a generation of bass players in the 1980‚s. A mainly fast, frantic, rhythmic style, he captivated audiences worldwide with his unique style of playing. Although a great finger-style player which is often overlooked, he rightly gained recognition as one of, if not the best slap style players in the world.
Ø Level 42 - The Early Tapes
Ø Level 42 - Standing in the Light
Ø Level 42 - True Colours
Ø Level 42 ˆ A Physical Presence „Live‰
Ø Jaydee Supernatural Series 1
Ø Status Headless
Ø Alembic Mark King signature
Ø Trace Elliot Amps
Ø Ashdown King Combo
Bassist with monster 70s funk band The brothers Johnson , he layed down some of the great funk grooves played on a musicman stingray bass, a very aggresive player he also played for numerous artists of the day, one of the most influential bassists in history
Rick james, The king of Funk as he was known, a multi instrumentalist , writer & performer.,Rick layed down some of the great bass grooves which are widely sampled to this day, a great talent, very sorely missed.
Bassist with 70‚s disco band Chic, Bernard Edwards and co Chic founder Nile Rodgers formed one of the great rhythm sections. A predominantly finger style player his playing was smooth and effortless, a true master of groove bass playing. A great example of this is the Chic classic Good Times. A great bass player sadly missed.
Ø Chic ˆ C‚est Chic
Ø Chic ˆ Chic-ism
Ø Chic ˆ Risqué
Ø 1977 Musicman Stingray
Ø Fender Jazz Bass
Ø Ampeg Amps and Cabinets
A multi talented songwriter & producer sylvers wrote & produced for numerous artists including Shalamar, The Whispers, Stacy Lattisaw & Evelyn King, he is famous for his 2 bar soul- funk basslines, a master bass player who is a big influence on my playing.