Interview with 8-String Bass Pioneer Igor Saavedra – by Mike Overly

Igor and BEMYou’re gonna wanna read this amazing 8-String Bass Pioneer Igor Saavedra interview with two-time nominated GRAMMY® Music Educator and author of Bass EncycloMedia Mike Overly.

Born and raised in Chile, Igor Saavedra is considered one of the world’s most innovative and influential bassists and an absolute virtuosic Master of the Extended Range Bass. He has performed solo concerts and master classes around the world and has the honor of being the first South American bassist to be featured at Bass Player Live. Igor has been in almost all of the great bass magazines including: Bass Player, Bass Musician and Bass Guitar. He has also been seen and heard on TV and Radio, including a CNN interview. He is officially sponsored by some of the worlds most prestigious music and bass brands, including: Phil Jones Bass Amps, Prat Basses, La Bella Strings and Wittner Metronomes. Igor is currently writing, teaching, and performing.

http://www.12tonemusic.com/bass/lessons/Igor.pdf

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