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  • Talking BASSically with JD Deservio - Episode 1
    October 9, 2019
    Episode 1: Last Minute Gig Hey everybody! This is John JD Deservio, bassist from Black Label Society! First off, I want to say what an honor it is for me to write this column for my Hartke family. As I’m writing this, I’m about to do my second gig with Zakk Sabbath tonight in Edmonton. Zakk called me Friday afternoon ...
  • Charlie Wooton — Louisiana Roots, Brazilian Grooves and Inspiration Across Generations
    October 4, 2019
    Bassist, producer, songwriter, bandleader and devoted Hartke artist Charlie Wooton is a bred-in-the-bone Louisiana musician, having grown up in a musical family in Lafayette – down in “Cajun Country.” Now he lives in New Orleans, after productive stints in Los Angeles and Atlanta. Wooton, born in 1970, has played with a who’s who of top Louisiana musicians, from guitarist Sonny ...
  • Hartke XL V2 Bass Cabinets | Simply Legendary
    August 6, 2019
    In 1984, Hartke revolutionized bass amplification with the first all-aluminum cone driver which produced bass tone with broader dynamics than ever before. This led to the original Hartke XL Series Bass Cabinets. Now, to commemorate 35 years of the "Hartke Sound", the new XL V2 Bass Cabinets house Hartke's classic all-aluminum speaker design inside a more durable, modern-looking cabinet enclosure. ...
  • VIDEO INTERVIEW: Kickback with Nate Watts (Stevie Wonder)
    May 10, 2019
    In this very special episode, we "Kickback with" bass legend Nate Watts, best known for his work as Stevie Wonder's bass player and musical director. For this candid sit-down at Harlem Nights in New York City, Nate talks about his early musical upbringing in Detroit, to playing with music icons Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson and more. Nate also ...
  • VIDEO INTERVIEW: Kickback with Vashon Johnson (Miley Cyrus / 'The Lion King' / Saturday Night Live Band Sub)
    August 6, 2018
    Hartke artist Vashon Johnson is most known for his work with Miley Cyrus, Disney's The Lion King on Broadway and the Saturday Night Live Band, as well as other big-time musical acts such as Madonna, Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, Joan Jett, Shania Twain, Marc Antoine, Jessica Simpson, Boyz II Men, Sheryl Crow, Ariana Grande, Seal, The Jonas Brothers, B.B. ...
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