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In Conversation with Jonathan Maron – The Science of Groove

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About This Episode

In today’s podcast we’re talking to a bass player who’s taken the art of groove playing to a whole new level.

Jonathan Maron has developed a reputation as one of the New York bass scene’s most reliable musicians. D’Angelo, Maxwell, Tupac Shakur, Jewel, India Arie, Donny McCaslin, Anoushka Shankar, Kurt Rosenwinkel and many others have recruited Jonathan at one time or another. His best-known gig has always been with the legendary Groove Collective, who acquired a cult following among club goers in the early 90s with their eclectic mix of jazz-inspired funk. His recorded catalogue grows more impressive and more dialled in from album to album, and the great news is, we've just released his first ever course into the SBL Course Library.

In this episode you're going to learn:

  • All about Jonathan’s new SBL Course; The Science of Groove
  • How he first got started with NYC’s Groove Collective.
  • Why he likes to experiment with different basses and effects pedals.
  • What it was likes playing on Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite.
  • And much, much more…

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Scott :)