The bass guitar summit: Dave Swift meets Juan ‘Snow Owl’ Garcia-Herreros

Dave Smith and Snow Owl
(Image credit: Richard Ecclestone/Redferns (Dave Swift): (Snow Owl) Gustavo Allidi Bernasconi)

The bass guitar summit is where we bring two amazing bass guitar players together to discuss the pleasures and pitfalls of life at the low end. 

This month, it’s Jools Holland’s long-time bass player Dave Swift and the Grammy-nominated Colombian bassist Juan ‘Snow Owl’ Garcia-Herreros, revealing how they built their unique careers.

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