When people learn an instrument, it’s easy to get caught up in copying the riffs and styles of one’s idols. Fortunately, Al Caldwell took some advice from Anthony Jackson to heart and learned to be himself, finding his own voice as both bass player and musician.
About Helena Bouchez
Helena Bouchez is a writer and bass player with a blazing passion for both crafts. She was a frequent contributor of bass-related reviews, news and interviews to the now defunct online magazine BIG BOTTOM and is an alumnus of Victor Wooten's Bass Nature Camp. Helena also maintains lenablog an online "mostly-bass-related" journal. Based in Chicago (for the time being) Helena is an avowed head-banger from Detroit who enjoys playing driving classic rock. She's currently between bands.