23 Oct Bootsy Collins To Receive Bass Player’s “Lifetime Achievement Award”
George Clinton & Bootsy Collins. File Photo
OK, I love what I do. On days and nights like today, I love it even more.
Bootsy Collins and Alphonso Johnson will be receiving the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from Bass Player and we will be there bringing you the FUNK.
We will also be partaking in seeing some clinics and exhibits at a studio in Los Angeles before and after the event. The clinic is open to the public and is at SIR studios
Also, if you would to attend the award show, there will be performances as well and tickets can be purchased at the event which takes place tonight at 8 at the Key Club.
Special guest appearances and performances throughout the weekend will include Bootsy Colllins, Alphonso Johnson Quartet (with Ndugu, David Garfield and Michael O’Neill), Andrew Gouche, Victor Wooten, Chris Chaney, David Ellefson, Nathan Watts, Billy Sheehan, Nathan East, Steven Bailey, Lee Sklar, Verdine White, Jack Casady,Sean Hurley (John Mayer), the Rolling Stones’ Darryl Jones, Alice In Chains anchor Mike Inez, jazz visionary Matt Garrison, fretless phenom Steve Bailey, wonder-from-down-under Tal Wilkenfeld, gospel great Andrew Gouche, Michael Jackson’s former bassist Alex Al, and Beyonce Knowles’ bassist Divinity Roxx.
We are so looking forward to this! We hopefully will have stuff from the event to share with you over the next couple of days.-Dr.FB