Wilbur “Bad” Bascomb left his mark during ’70s in what can be described as a career conglomeration of jazz, funk, and soul. Bascomb is known for laying down thick lines for everyone from Lou Donaldson and Roy Ayers to Chuck Berry and Jeff Beck. Gasface’s “Talkin’ All That Jazz” recently caught up with “Bad” for a discussion on how electronic music would change the game for musicians.
In Gasface’s Synthetic Substitution, Wilbur Bascomb discusses meeting Duke Ellington, working with Roy Ayers, living with legends like Johnny Hodges, Billie Holiday, Coleman Hawkins and more in his neighborhood, as well as how electronic music changed the scene of musicians Bascomb came up with:
Be sure to also take a listen to our Revivalist curated Bascomb Mixtape: