Wilbur Bascomb

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Wilbur Bascomb
Genres Funk, jazz, jazz fusion, jazz-funk
Occupations Musician, songwriter
Instruments Bass
Associated acts Jeff Beck, James Brown

Wilbur "Bad" Bascomb is an American bassist who has played on numerous jazz and funk recordings.

He has recorded with Galt McDermot, Jeff Beck, James Brown, and B.B. King. Known for his performance on Jeff Beck's Wired album and the soundtrack for the 1979 film version of Hair,[1] he co-wrote "Head For Backstage Pass", a riff-based jam featured on Wired, in which he plays an extensive bass solo in the introduction.

His song "Black Grass" from his Black grass music album was also included in the influential breakbeat compilation Ultimate Breaks and Beats.

Discography[edit]

With Rusty Bryant

With Grace Jones

With George Benson

With Jeff Beck

With Chuck Berry

With Bo Diddley

With Andy Bey

With Lou Donaldson

With Jack McDuff

With Alphonse Mouzon

With Idris Muhammad

With Houston Person

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bassplayer.com/article/ask-bp-who/nov-07/32501