I'm not going to speak about the "Big Boys"; enough has been written about them in all the Bass Publications. I will simply say that Jaco Pastorius, Stanley Clarke, Chuck Rainey and James Jamerson were tremendous influences on me. However, there were many others , some of which you've probably never heard of.
Swallow once said that he believed listening to other bassists was
a very valuable and important part of a young bassist's development.
For this reason, I present some of my heroes; the players that were
the giants to me when I was learning, and still remain giants in my
Will Lee with John Tropea LIVE AT MIKELL'S
Marcus Miller -We Want Miles (Miles Davis), Silver Rain (solo)
(King Crimson) Red
Jack Casady ( Jefferson Airplane) After Bathing At Baxter's
- Dan Fogelberg - Netherlands