Posted on January 6, 2010February 12, 2020 by Dale Phillips Review: First Bass Review: First Bass 9 Fair-at-Essex Hackensack, NJ 07601 $5/year Originally published in American Lutherie #17, 1987 I’m looking at the premier edition of First Bass, and while one can’t help but notice that the spelling, punctuation, typesetting, and page layout are mighty loose, this is an impressive opener. The 32 pager features interviews with Jamaaladeen Tacuma, John Entwistle, and Jack Bruce, and a great little first-hand story about Jaco Pastorius giving a wild solo concert standing on a truck with amps wired to a Greenwich Village lightpole. The Winter 1989 issue went out free to almost 30,000 industry types. Become A Member to Continue Reading This Article This article is part of our premium web content offered to Guild members. To view this and other web articles, join the Guild of American Luthiers. Members also receive 4 annual issues of American Lutherie and get discounts on products. For details, visit the membership page. If you are already a member, login for access or contact us to setup your account.