James Genus http://kplu.org en Jazz bassist James Genus on SNL, influences and languages of music http://kplu.org/post/jazz-bassist-james-genus-snl-influences-and-languages-music <p>The house bassist for Saturday Night Live and credited on hundreds of studio and live recordings across a wide variety of genres, James Genus is one of the most in-demand bassists on the scene.</p><p>In this interview, Genus discuss being required to learn upright bass in college, his experiences with Horace Silver and Roy Haynes, what he credits for his versatility, his thoughts on the late Michael Brecker, and what it is like to be part of a television show band.</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2012/06/01/knowledge-and-versatility-the-key-to-success-for-bassist-james-genus/">Read the interview on Groove Notes.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 23:29:29 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 5189 at http://kplu.org Jazz bassist James Genus on SNL, influences and languages of music