Bassist Luis Espaillat Discusses Session Work, Picks, Strings, And Family 9/22/2022



Luis Espaillat is an accomplished bass player and a graduate of the infamous Berklee College Of Music. He has done work in movies and television, as well as video games and commercials. Luis has also done studio recordings on a number of hits in almost every genre of music, including a #1 song. He has been on stage with some of the world’s top artists, from country stars like Lee Greenwood, Trace Adkins, and Jo Dee Messina, to rockers like Tony Harnell, Tantric, and Tom Keifer.

In this interview, Luis discusses everything from his family life to his most challenging assignment. Along the way he shares his thoughts on the bass player “pick or no pick” and “4-string or 5-string” controversies.




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