Anthony Jackson, the six-string bassist


Happy belated birthday, Anthony Jackson!

American Anthony Jackson (b. 23 June 1952) played with Japanese pianist Hiromi and Brittish drummer Simon Phillips in April Jazz, Espoo Finland a year ago. I loved his energetic playing style with a six-string bass he developed early 1970’s.

In this video you can see and hear the play of this great trio.

If you like to know more about Jackson and his thoughts, read this Bass Musician Magazine article by Jake Kot.

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About Olli Laasanen

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