Freekbass on his 5 best bass albums

(Image credit: Tony Arrasmith)

Cincinnati-born Chris Sherman was once dubbed ‘The New Spiritual Warrior For The Funk’ by none other than the legendary Bootsy Collins, who was instrumental in Sherman finding his own bass guitar sound and path, now under the name Freekbass. 

His first musical endeavors were based in his home town’s School for Creative and Performing Arts, where he caught the eye of Gary ‘Mudbone’ Cooper, who engaged the upcoming bass player to record a track for a tribute to Jimi Hendrix. 

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