In January, I got to go to Kala Ukulele (which happens to be headquartered in my town of Petaluma) and hang out with and take a bass lesson from Bakithi Kumalo - bassist on Paul Simon’s Graceland, and Paul Simon’s touring bassist for the last 20 years or so.
It was amazing.
There’s a teaser trailer video up on Kala’s site where you can get a taste of it.
The full interview and lessons are reserved only for people who buy the new Bakithi Kumalo signature U-bass.
So, if that’s your jam, go for it!
If not, then just enjoy this moment with me, and the fully documented proof that I got to hang out and take a bass lesson with one of my all-time bass heroes.
He’s an absolutely sweet and wonderful person.
annnnnd… a hellova bass player.