Paul Haynes: Electric Bass Guitar 1
Artist: Paul Haynes
Title: Electric Bass Guitar 1
Label: CD Baby
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS
Recorded 12/21/12-01/06/13 in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico Track 1 is my response to Stanley Clarke's 'El Bajo Negro.' It utilizes the Mohammedan scale in the key of E -- thus awakening the 'jins.' Track 2 is my shout-out to the U.S./Mexican border that I cross every day. Tracks 3 and 4 are my answers to Sonny Rollins's 'B. Quick' and 'B. Swift.' They are both based on changes by Charlie Parker. Track 5 is my tribute to OP's 'Blues in the Closet' -- and it remains true to OP's form. Track 6 revisits an old tune of mine written in 1992: 'Cat O' Nine,' which first appeared on Slavery Suite. Track 7 utilizes the 'Harmon' in order to emulate the sound of Miles. Track 8 expresses my love for my baby boy: Malcolm, named after Malcolm X. And Track 9 is the foreshadowing of what is to come. "Paul Haynes is indeed quite talented." - Bruce Lundvall, President & CEO of Blue Note Records The legendary Ron Carter has referred to Paul Haynes as "...a unique voice in the world of bass guitar." And Jazz Improv Magazine has deemed his playing "...a refreshing change from the compulsion of bassists who wish to 'out-pastorize' Jaco." Paul Haynes has been playing the bass for nearly twenty-seven years. Having won best bassist five times in a row (1987-1991) during South Texas's "Battle of the Bands," his 1989 solo bass effort, The Tenth Planet, remains legendary amongst the musicians of the southwestern region of Texas. Along with Johnny Lopez III of Grupo Fantasma, Haynes comprised one-half of the rhythm section of Austin, Texas's infamous blues-rock trio: Black Cat Bone (1993-1996). Utilizing the pseudonym Tubman Atnimara, he eventually spent four years (2004-2007) performing throughout New York City as a successful part of it's Underground Free-Jazz scene. Currently teaching in Texas and living in Mexico, his latest CD, Electric Bass Guitar Vol. 1, is nothing short of a revelation. With influences as diverse as John Paul Jones, Sonny Rollins, Geezer Butler, Dizzy Gillespie, Cliff Burton, Oscar Pettiford, Stanley Clarke, Stuart Hamm, Charlie Parker, Billy Sheehan, Miles Davis, and Thelonious Monk, just to name a few, you know you're in for a listening experience like none other! His CDs, Slavery Suite and Yardbird's Blues (both as Tubman Atnimara), and Electric Bass Guitar Vol. 1, are currently available through a variety of internet retailers, including Amazon.com, the iTunes music store, and cdbaby.com. Contact: paulhaynesbass.com firstname.lastname@example.org 956-744-2048.