JEAN MILLINGTON from FANNY! This call to adventure has allowed her to explore the connection between various roles and learn from some incredible mentors along the way. Absolutely savage bassist. Their most well known song is “Takao”. Let’s not forget Emma Anzai of Sick Puppies! The album proclaims: "No overdubs. Just curious why Janice Marie Johnson from “A Taste of Honey” is not on this list. Doni Blair (Bass) What’s more thrilling than knowing, in the first seconds of favorite band’s new album, that it’s gonna be a doozy? Here is a clip. You can’t be in Girlschool and not be hailed as one of the best female bassists that ever lived. Toadies is an American rock band formed in 1989 in Fort Worth, Texas, best known for the song "Possum Kingdom". Toadies Origins: Toadies formed at the dawn of the ‘90s in Fort Worth, Texas. I was looking to find Lisa Umbarger from the Toadies on this list. My brother, Vance Osterhout took that photo in San Diego at Til-Two club in 2013 during my set in one of my death metal bands, Scolex. Better then a lot of female bass players on this list!! But she reappeared, like a lovely hallucination, on The Dream Syndicate’s 2017 reunion album, How Did I Find Myself Here? The band's classic lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis(lead vocals, rhythm guitar), The other is what an impressive number of them also excel at other things: playing guitar, writing songs and being frontwomen. Also returning are Godswill Ugwa, Jr. of Funimation and Darren “TekForce” Columbus. Actor Ricky Schroder is 49. Jon and Matt dig deep(ish) with former Toadies bass player (not bassist!) When the band reformed in 2006, Umbarger amicably declined to participate and has been replaced by Doni Blair. Bass tablature for Possum Kingdom (ver 3) by Toadies. “The female Flea” should top that list. New this year is a Super Smash Brothers Ultimate Tournament played on the Nintendo Switch. or was this list revised later on? The way she propelled the band, on record and in concert, was a thing of beauty. Genres: Alternative Rock, Post-Grunge, Hard Rock. How can you leave out Patricia Morrison? 1:12:27. Doors open at 9 a.m. and entry is $20 per person; donations are always appreciated. Her 2018 album, Not Too Far Away, is filled with the kind of lyrical basslines that she used to hire top-flight session guys to play. Studio, Wilde Designs, Songbird Pixel Art, Cooper Creative Art, Dusk Comics, and The Art of Eliamaria M. Crawford. I have seen her live in NYC and got her albums. This is a wonderful list, but it’s a bit disconcerting that the top image is uncredited and unattributed—it gives the impression that the subject or the photographer didn’t give permission for the photo to be used. Near Mrs. Jon, Eric, and Matt recall "scandalous" moments in … "The band's classic lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis on vocals/guitar, Mark Reznicek on drums, Lisa Umbarger on bass, and Darrel Herbert on guitar.It formed in 1989 and disbanded in 2001 after Umbarger left the group. It is too bad that she let herself go!! Lisa Umbarger (left), founding member and former bass player of the band Toadies, will be the featured guest at this year’s Iigurubando Con! I would put Gail Ann Dorsey on any list of bass players. It would be enough if this Australian prodigy was simply a monster fusion bassist. Another gifted singer-songwriter who’s less recognised as a multi-instrumentalist, Armatrading played a bit of bass on her classic-era albums (along with her usual guitar and keyboards). Lisa Umbarger - bass (1989–2001) Mark Hughes - bass (2002–2007) Doni Blair - bass (2008–Present) Darrel Herbert - guitar (1992–1996) Clark Vogeler - guitar (1996–Present) Mark Reznicek - drums (1991–Present) In 2010 the Toadies were allowed to re-record and release the long ago shelved album Feeler on their own terms. It formed in 1989 … OMG. Love the list, but the picture of at the top is of me, Erika Osterhout. It formed in 1989 and disbanded in 2001 after Umbarger left the group. Bass – Lisa Umbarger Drums – Mark Reznicek Engineer [Additional Engineering Aid Provied By] – Sally Browder Suzi Quatro is number 1. Toadies are an alternative rock band from Fort Worth, Texas best known for the song "Possum Kingdom." The closest US equivalent to Gang Of Four, Bush Tetras wanted to be edgy and confrontational, but they also wanted to be a dance band, and succeeded on both counts. Check out their personal profile here. With Beck she gets to be flashy and funky at once. Any band whose anthem includes the line “You can’t be funky if you haven’t got a soul” better have a great bassist. The band's best known lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis (guitar, vocals) Mark Reznicek (drums), Lisa Umbarger (bass), and Clark Vogeler (guitar). Tedeschi Trucks Band November 6, 2019 The Hobby Center In music journalism, terms like “spiritual” and “soulful” get thrown around quite a bit. Yes they play more “pop” music but if you’re going to include a pop song like Joey, you need to check Bridgette’s work and rethink this list. Some might be tempted to disqualify Aimee Mann here, simply because she’s played so little bass since her days with ’Til Tuesday. She will hold a Q&A panel where she will talk about her life as a musician and entrepreneur. A rock-solid bassist, Melissa Auf Der Maur specialised in patching together bands who were in volatile situations, first joining Hole in the dark days after Kristen Pfaff’s death, then Smashing Pumpkins after their fall out with D’arcy Wretzky. Add to that the talking heads songbook and genius of love!!! May 12, 2019. Thisisaworldthatthe Dallas , TXbased Toadies , featuringTodd Lewis ( vocalsand guitar ) , Lisa Umbarger ( bass ) , MarkReznicek ( drums ) andC , larkVogler ( guitar ) findthemselves returningto . Where is Gail Ann Dorsey, Janice Marie Johnson, Ida Nielsen, Mohini Dey, and Alissia Benveniste??? Emma Anzai of Sick Puppies aka. Rock musician Marc Ford is 53. Check out her cool, easy grooving with The Entrance Band: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGqzZlJs66A. Toadies discography and songs: Music profile for Toadies, formed 1989. With the guidance of these teachers, she has learned that it is not what you do, but how you do it, that matters. She and singer Freddie Lim are the driving force behind the band. It makes perfect sense that one of the most progressive musicians currently working would come out of the jazz world, where she’d already established herself as a world-class singer and one of the best female bassists in the genre. Sisters of Mercy, The Gun Club, The Damned? The presence of this virtuoso in Los Angeles’ legendary Wrecking Crew should have once and for all dismissed any notions that female musicians were a novelty. It falls on her to make their trickiest moments sound immediate, and vice versa. Toadies are an alternative rock band from Fort Worth, Texas. Toured extensively with Rodney Crowell, Patty Loveless, Shawn Colvin, Olivia Newton-John, and the Dead Reckoners. A subtle hallmark of her playing, as a bassist of choice for notables including David Bowie and Tears For Fears (and as a solo artist in her own right), is her seamless musicality: a combination of impeccable note choice and intuitively-weighted groove, so in the pocket that the details only emerge when you listen through an ear microscope. Returning this year is are artists Shonuff! You won’t want to miss this opportunity! The band's best known lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis (guitar, vocals) Mark Reznicek (drums), Lisa Umbarger (bass), and Clark Vogeler (guitar). But Yseult is best known for her long stint in White Zombie, a band that managed to combine doomy drones with rock’n’roll fun. Toadies are an alternative rock band from Fort Worth, Texas. Toadies are an alternative rock band from Fort Worth, Texas. But with Both, her occasional collaboration with Ted Leo, we’re reminded how dazzling Mann is as a bassist, turning out fast punk basslines with a songwriter’s sense of melody. Submitted by LoudLon on October 20, 2013. SORRY FOLKS! Toadies are an alternative rock band from Fort Worth, Texas. When the band reformed in 2006, Umbarger amicably declined to participate and has been replaced by Doni Blair. The usual US response to Suzi Quatro’s name is: “Who?” But she was a rock goddess in the UK during the glam rock era, when her singles ‘Can The Can’ and ‘Devil Gate Drive’ were the sexiest of struts. Williams and Weston have to share the title as they both played in the band’s classic era (roughly 1980-85); original member Williams is back in the line-up now. I agree! Attention 90’s Grunge Kids… Lisa Umbarger (left), founding member and former bass player of the band Toadies, will be the featured guest at this year’s Iigurubando Con! If the band sounded impossibly tight, she’s the one to thank. Motivational - Another song with a really good guitar and bass riff. The band's classic lineup consisted of Todd Lewis on vocals/guitar, Mark Reznicek on drums, Lisa Umbarger on bass, and Darrel Herbert on guitar. She will hold a Q&A panel where she will talk about her life as a musician and entrepreneur. Iigurubando Con-5 is a one-day fundraising event benefiting Fairfield High School Band. When the band reformed in 2006, Umbarger amicably declined to participate and has been replaced by Doni Blair. And the late Laura Kennedy was one: a key player in the New York “no wave” movement. The band's best known lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis (guitar, vocals) Mark Reznicek (drums), Lisa Umbarger (bass), and Clark Vogeler (guitar). Iigurubando Con will run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 327 in 2000. You might call Gail Greenwood the anti-John Entwistle. Plucked from the Providence punk world to join Belly on their second album, she added an exuberant live presence (and ever-changing hair colour) to their shows, coaxing frontwoman Tanya Donelly out of her shell. As a founding member of the platinum recording group, Toadies (most widely known for the song Possum Kingdom), she connected with a new voice to her artistry. ‘Gangnam Style’: How Psy’s K-Pop Satire Hit YouTube’s First 1bn Views, ‘A Winter’s Tale’: Freddie Mercury Lives On In Queen’s Christmas Solstice, ‘Danny’s Song’: Anne Murray Sings Kenny Loggins Country Style, Shakin’ And Stirring: The Real Rock ‘n’ Roll Of Johnny Kidd, Leslie West, Mountain Co-Founder, And Legendary Guitarist Dies At 75, Plan The Perfect Zoom Holiday Party With These Artist-Themed Guides, Kid Cudi Breaks Billboard Record With 37-Second ‘Beautiful Trip’, Selena Among Honorees For 2021 Grammys Lifetime Achievement Award, Semisonic’s Dan Wilson Discusses Songwriting On ‘Gone In 30 Minutes’, https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10218115196291378&id=1231981177. Kaye is one of the most-recorded bassists in history, but the real story is in the scope of her recordings. Your email address will not be published. She was amazing. She’s largely been in the funk world since then, touring with Chaka Khan and Beyoncé. Now she is on her next mission… with ZerModus, www.zermodus.com, Freestone County Times, Inc.401 East Commerce, Fairfield, Texas 75840Phone: 903-389-NEWS (6397) – Fax: 903-389-2636, Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress, Fairfield Young Farmers Banquet February 2nd. Wilkenfeld proved that during her touring stints with Chick Corea, Jeff Beck and when opening for The Who, when she dazzled older audiences who hadn’t seen that kind of spirit since 1969. Toadies are a grunge band from Fort Worth, Texas, best known for the song "Possum Kingdom." This seems like a list of hard rock music groups, with Joan A thrown in. The header picture of Erika Osterhout that you cropped was taken by me at Til Two and I would appreciate being credited for it. What about Gail Ann Dorsey? Punk bass was all about speed and accuracy, and the likes of Dee Dee Ramone and Glen Matlock had nothing on Gaye Advert. Why? Bored of phallic fretwork and cock-rock grandstanding? Great lyrics. And Suzi Quatro is just a bass goddess. With her husband and rhythm twin Chris Frantz (the two have never worked separately), Tina Weymouth was instrumental in bringing a sense of groove to the emerging new wave movement. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Worth checking out. He provided a unique voice, clever lyrics and a few of the nicely layered guitars of their harder-driving songs. She got her irrigators license, managed international marketing for a juice company, and invented some cool stuff using nanotechnology. Frontwomen who play bass seem to have a love/hate relationship with the instrument; like Juliana Hatfield and Aimee Mann, Johnette Napolitano has switched to guitar on a few albums and tours, but her status as one of the world’s best female bassists is assured. Being in the music industry helped Lisa realize that there is a huge slant, like a large kid on a see-saw, when it comes to equality and inclusion in the workplace. You missed Bassis, RobinBramlett. One of the first great punk-funk bassists, Sara Lee was the unheralded star of Robert Fripp’s short-lived dance band The League Of Gentlemen, where her basslines were mostly what you danced to. Kim Gordon has always been more than a “girl in a band”, she’s a genuinely innovative player whose voice was essential to the mix of Sonic Youth. With little or no support from Interscope, "Hell Below/Stars Above" stiffed, and as frustrations mounted, bassist Lisa Umbarger quit the Toadies in midtour in … Anyone who can sing the way she did and play bass at the same time has to be good. She did funk, acoustic, the lushest of orchestrated pop (the entirety of Pet Sounds, for starters) and played indelible licks such as the intro to the Grass Roots’ ‘Midnight Confessions’ and even the salsa groove on Joe Cocker’s ‘Feelin’ Alright’. The band reformed and released an album, No Deliverance in 2008. Umbarger is an unincorporated community in Randall County, Texas, United States. She was one hot chick in the 1970s. To me, the heart of this band is Todd Lewis (vocals and guitar), who got most of the songwriting credit. In terms of taste, musicality, minimalism and originality she is way ahead of the field – a real trailblazer. Some credits: Carol Colman, the incredible bassist for Kid Creole & The Coconuts, deserves a spot on the list. You missed Allison Prestwood from Nashville. She entered Prince’s orbit for the Jam Of The Year tour – the one where he put the sequencers away and got down to some serious funk, working James Brown covers in among the classics. At which point the discreet rightness knocks you on your arse. In particular, the version of ‘Genius Of Love’ in the movie Stop Making Sense is some of the most joyful funk ever played by a rock band. You won’t want to miss this opportunity! As one the best female bassists, she’s got a dirty tone and a lowdown sensibility; she’s even played with The Cramps. The band's best known lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis (guitar, vocals) Mark Reznicek (drums), Lisa Umbarger (bass), and Clark Vogeler (guitar). 15 October 1962; drums), the Toadies made their recorded debut by selling copies of a tape of the songs ‘Dig A Whole’ and ‘I Hope You Die’ during local touring in 1990. Some of you say GAIL ANN DORSEY is on the list but most say she is off the list. Just like the Bass Player 100, whenever someone tries to limit the amount of amazing talent there is in the world to a list and then rank them, that list is will never be definitive. Reggae singer Capleton is 52. She left after the band’s classic debut album, The Days Of Wine And Roses, and their sound was never the same. You missed an amazing female bass player / songwriter / singer and bandleader in Divinity Roxx. check her out. amazed kate davis didnt make this list….she is amazing….as is brenda martin from eruca sativa….they leave at least half of this list in the dust…. Mystified how you can leave Gail Ann Dorsey off of a list with such a tempting headline. This appears to be one of those solely “one person’s opinion” articles. There’s a reason why Talking Heads were the only CBGB-era band who could make a signature tune out of an Al Green number. I do not get it. The Ultimate Versatility Award goes to the Los Angeles wunderkind Abby Travis, who we chanced upon in 2011 at an obscure prog-rock reunion show, featuring the Anglo-German band Nektar and the freaky Euro/krautrock band Brainticket. Fun Fact: Lisa did not know how to play the bass when she joined the band. Still an honor to be up there with all the greats. Girlschool broke important ground as the first all-female heavy metal band, though they were more recognised in the UK than anywhere else. She has played great artists in the Neo soul and smooth jazz genres, such as Miki Howard, Karen Briggs, Candace Springs, Althea Rene. To purchase tickets online, go to ictx.webs.com. I think shes great btw, but why no love for the upright bass and Bridgette Kearney of LSD? As more mid-60s garage singles got reissued, it later came to light that Quatro had been in the Detroit band The Pleasure Seekers, whose single ‘Never Thought You’d Leave Me’ is one of the few great female-fronted nuggets in the garage genre – and it opens with a bass solo. But her 2016 concept album, Emily’s D+Evolution, took things to a whole new level. Also on the album were Lisa Umbarger (bass), Mark Reznicek (drums), and Darrel Herbert (guitar). I love Kim Deal, Kim Gordon & Juliana Hatfield and all my respect goes to Carol Kaye, but Gail-Ann Dorsey rules! Maybe it’s because in the bass-playing world, as in so many other places, women have to excel that much more before the guys start admitting it. But in her club shows, she’s less about fusion and more about sophisticated songwriting, even covering The Smiths and Tom Petty. Since retirement from playing, she has served as The Damned’s band manager. (Cool as F***!!) Rock musician Lisa Umbarger is 54. I am a jazz fan and appalled that you left out JODI PROZNICK!! Rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2 users. Find Lisa Umbarger credit information on AllMusic AllMusic. One of the most striking musicians to emerge from LA’s Paisley Underground, Kendra Smith got nearly as much attention as the group’s frontman, Steve Wynn, did. I’d throw in Nikki Monninger, as well. Misa from Band-Maid , the whole group has mad skills. The Go-Go’s Kathy Valentine should be on this list though. Agree with the others shocked to not see Gail Ann Dorsey …and no Tracy Wormworth???? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_UkowmQs30. Bass – Lisa Umbarger Drums – Mark Reznicek Engineer [Additional Engineering Aid Provied By] – Sally Browder There will be a video game room set up with multiple gaming consoles for free play. As a stage bassist she’s anything but the quiet one. Listen to The Lemonheads’ It’s A Shame About Ray album, and the way she makes the whole thing zoom along. As The Pogues’ original bassist, O’Riordan had the thankless job of keeping everybody in line, which she managed surprisingly well. She was perhaps the most diehard punk rocker in the line-up, and it helped that she was the only one who could plug in. A year later she replaced Kathy Valentine in Go-Go’s. The Toadies formed in 1989 in Keller, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth. Easily topping this list of the best female bassists of all time, Kaye’s status as a legend is assured for decades to come. Think it’s easy holding together a gang of acoustic musicians in various stages of inebriation? There will be a day, although it might take some consciousness hacking, when the balance is set right. You can keep all the slappity tappity fret ticklers too!!!! Brakes down for the bridge with just bass and vocals, makes you feel all tingely inside. And since her latest run of albums have included jazz, blues and electric rock sets, she’s a remarkably versatile player as well, earning her place among the best female bassists. She is fantastic and she led the way for women rockers. But she could enter the fray as well. Annnnd…Julie Slick needs to be on this list. Lyrical rock, wtf is that? An amazing talented young lady…. Best Chet Baker Pieces: 20 Jazz Essentials, Best Frank Sinatra Christmas Songs: 20 Classics That Define The Holidays, ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Soundtrack: Vince Guaraldi Trio’s Seasonal Gift, Freddie Mercury’s Munich Years: An Interview With Phoebe Freestone. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10218115196291378&id=1231981177. Outstanding list (damn straight Gail Greenwood), but Catherine Popper is an essential player who deserved mention. At the time, the group consisted of singer Todd Lewis (or Vaden Todd Lewis), guitarist Charles Mooney, bassist Lisa Umbarger, and drummer Guy Vaughan, who all worked at the same record store. When the band reformed in 2006, Umbarger amicably declined to participate and has been replaced by Doni Blair. It’s also fair to say that Quatro is the only entrant in this list of the best female bassists to have a recurring role on Happy Days. So far as many fans were concerned, Kim Deal was Pixies. Warts and all!" Her bass tone was always recognisable, at times providing the reassuring voice when Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo went off on dissonant jams. While her singing and songwriting has become more impressive on every level since, she’s had a regular bassist (Paul Bryan) in her solo band and mostly plays rhythm guitar onstage. Lots of recording credits too. Girlschool are probably best-known in the US for collaborating with Motörhead – and you’d better believe that any band endorsed by Lemmy has a good bassist. Great list – personally I’d have put Tina Weymouth way at the top of this list – for actually bringing something new to the bass -also she started in The 70s when there wasn’t a lot of female bass players. Listen to Sonic Youth’s 20-minute ‘The Diamond Sea’ to hear how threatening a bass can sound. Your sister already mentioned this. Want to learn more about Lisa Umbarger? Our list of the best female bassists includes key players in punk, funk and lyrical rock, and headed by one of the most versatile musicians to ever pick up the instrument. Agree, the list was really complete, but Gail Ann came to mind as well. Juliana Hatfield is one of those artists who’s so well established as a singer-songwriter that her instrumental gifts tend to get overlooked, yet she was probably the best musician in the first two bands she was in, Blake Babies and The Lemonheads. Lisa Umbarger looks at the world a little differently than most people. Watching her rock out with her jazz bass well into middle age is just very inspiring to me. Fairfield Junior High Claims First in UIL… Again. Together with Lisa Umbarger (bass), Darrel Herbert (guitar) and Mark Reznicek (b. The vocals, melodie, guitar and structure of this song are flawless. Looking over this list of best female bassists, the first thing that comes to mind is that it includes some of the best musicians we can name – not just the best bassists or best females. I DO NOT KNOW HOW I MISSED HER?? If she’s good enough for Bowie, she’s good enough for the rest of the world, and has been rightfully added to the list. Despite being a good 30 years younger than the rest of the group, Travis was fully on the band’s acid-drenched wavelength. They broke up in 2001 -- their bass player, Lisa Umbarger, quit the band for personal reasons, and the rest of the Toadies didn't want to continue without her -- but reformed with a couple of new members in 2006. That’s a kind of wack thing for a bigger site to pull, right? Rock singer Aaron … If you’ve seen Jeff Beck’s current tour, you’ve got the evidence that this Canadian bassist improves any band she’s in. The common thread here is that she always looked for opportunities to help people and leave spaces better than when she found them. Just listen to Boogie Oogie Oogie and you will understandm oh and she was singing as well on that song. When the band reformed in 2006, Umbarger amicably declined to participate and has been replaced by Doni Blair. The early-90s line-up of Concrete Blonde (the one with her on bass, ex-Roxy Music member Paul Thompson on drums and Jim Mankey on guitar) was one hell of a power trio, pulling off ominous goth-tinged grooves and celebratory rockers. Dawson, totally agree. When the band reformed in 2006, Umbarger amicably declined to participate and … read more She showed her versatility by joining the former band at its most pop (Celebrity Skin) and the latter at its most metallic (Machina). Bands, promoters, and musicians connect online at Sonicbids. The Toadies started playing live shows only three months later. As for Deal’s musical abilities, consider that two of the best-loved Pixies tracks (‘Debaser’ and ‘Gigantic’) both opened with bass solos and that she did a fine job of being the entire band on her pseudonymous solo album, Pacer By The Amps. Mohini Dey is conspicuously absent from this list. Featured at the Con are artists, writers, musicians, video games, tabletop games, Cosplay and everything “Geeky.”. The band's best known lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis (guitar, vocals) Mark Reznicek (drums), Lisa Umbarger (bass), and Clark Vogeler (guitar). Then there’s Michael Steele (Bangles), really a rock solid and very melodic player (and singer). The lead guitar in the verse makes the song. Special Guest Lisa Umbarger, former bassist for The Toadies, visits Girls Rock Dallas camp today sharing her story with all the rock stars here at camp. BTW, I wonder if Gail is related to the late JIMMY and TOMMY Dorsey? And Umbarger recently completed training in an ancient Japanese healing technique -- in other words, she's decided to use her hands on people instead of her bass, … Hi Avinash, photo credit has now been added ;-. As her one solo album, Make It Beautiful, demonstrated, Lee’s no slouch as a singer-songwriter either. Toadies are an alternative rock band from Fort Worth, Texas. Doris Yeh of Taiwanese band Cthonic. Very much so. The latter got a new lease of life courtesy of a young, goth-looking singer-bassist who gave them a stage presence they never had before. Her bass tone was always recognisable, at times providing the reassuring voice when Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo went off on dissonant jams. Required fields are marked *. I guess that they would have included you on the list if it were to be a TOP 30 COUNTDOWN. Find Lisa Umbarger credit information on AllMusic. Especially given that more than one bassist on this list were simple 3-chord players, whereas Lenchantin is a virtuoso. And while that’s overlooking the band’s other key members, there’s no denying that her sound and presence were key to their original chemistry. Alejandra Villareal is only 15 years old and she’s a badass Bass player: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qxs0m7GTBh0, Your email address will not be published. Silversun Pickups would not be the same without her bass lines. Todd Lewis (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Lisa Umbarger (bass, 1989-2001), Charles Mooney III (guitar, 1989-93), Guy Vaughan (drums, 1989), Terry Valderas (drums, 1989), Michael Jerome [aka Michael Moore] (drums, 1989-90), Matt Winchel (drums, 1990-91), Mark Reznicek (drums, 1991-2001, 2006-present), Tracey Sauerwein (guitar, 1991-92), Darrel Herbert (guitar, 1992-96), Clark Vogeler (lead … Come early to sign up to compete! Here are our Top 25 best female bassists of all time. When the Toadies ended, Lisa went out into the world to discover what she wanted to do when she grew up, now that literally being a rock star was checked off the list. New Releases. Soooo good. GAIL IS #8 ON THE LIST!!! In addition, I have played bass in concert with Joe Bonamassa, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Trisha Yearwood, Wynona Judd, Jim Lauderdale, and many others. I was surprised / saddened to hear Jo Bench from Bolt Thrower didn’t make it on to this list. Greenwood later joined L7, becoming a hair-shaker among hair-shakers, and rejoined Belly when they released their first album in 23 years, 2018’s Dove. Their first EP, Velvet, was self-released in 1992. Toadies are an American alternative rock band from Fort Worth, Texas, best known for the song "Possum Kingdom. In both cases, her playing is supple and melodic, and the producers wisely pushed it up front. I would have Gail Ann Dorsey top of the list, poor oversite! The band's best known lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis (guitar, vocals) Mark Reznicek (drums), Lisa Umbarger (bass), and Clark Vogeler (guitar). Gail Ann Dorsey is one of a precious handful of bassists whose formidable technique is matched with a nonchalant stylistic flexibility – and she scrupulously monitors the dosage of these enviable strengths so that the song, as it should, always comes first. The band’s classic lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Lisa Umbarger (bass guitar), Darrel Herbert (lead guitar), and Mark Reznicek (drums). I realize she is first and foremost a guitarist and she learned bass to join the Go-Go’s, but her bass-work on the G-Go’s albums speaks for her talent. The “not knowing” drove her to find a way to courageously move through fear, while ignoring the critics. She scans the horizon for the next challenge and follows that path to new solutions. I thought that Micki Steele would crack the top 25. I was really surprised to not find Gail Ann Dorsey on the list too! The New Orleans-based Sean Yseult is an artist who’s worked in various media; she’s authored a book, exhibited her photography and has a parallel fashion career. With its complex rock leanings, R&B touchstones and jazz underpinnings, it’s the kind of headphones album you can travel along with, and the brilliant bass playing is just one of the attractions. 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