Darrell Freeman: “Playing simpler makes the whole thing feel good – people feel the music better when there’s less going on“

Darrell Freeman
(Image credit: Amadi J Phillips)

A seasoned session player who has embraced the online medium and built a fanbase devoted to his “electric versus synth bass” videos, Darrell ‘The Real Free’ Freeman explains how it all gets done.

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