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Previously presented by Kevin Sanders before retiring in spring 2020, then Ryan Barsby and now by Ralph!
From taking up electric bass at the age of twelve, Ralph grew up listening to the 80s bass heroes of the day, such as; Mark King, Jaco Pastorius, Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller to name but a few.
Also, heavily influenced by the great bands of the day which featured bass players driving the groove, including; Thin Lizzy, Earth Wind and Fire, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Primus, Led Zeppelin..the list goes on.
Ralph attended Music College and regularly performed in various jazz bands and enjoyed the other end of the bass spectrum with local rock bands.
Throughout the second half of the 90s and into the 2000s Ralph regularly performed with his own function band and also enjoyed a spell with one of the Westcountry’s major swing bands.
Teaching bass guitar and reviewing equipment also played a major part in his association with electric bass.
More recently, Ralph can be seen performing live with a mixed variety of bands, and is enjoying being slightly more selective in his choice of gig..