Doug Wimbish looks back at 5 of his best – and worst – bass sessions

Doug Wimbish
Wimbish playing with Living Colour circa '93 (Image credit: Paul Bergen/Redferns)

Doug Wimbish is a unique bass player. Not only does he have an established background in funk, hip-hop, rock, metal, electronic music, and polished pop, he’s equally at home with traditional and effected bass guitar tones, and he’s a fixture in the American and British music industry. 

He first came into the limelight as a member of the fabled house band at New Jersey’s Sugar Hill Records and, as well as being a long-time member of Tackhead and Living Colour, he has amassed a body of session and stage work alongside huge stars and cult acts alike. 

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