Director of the mono-performance, stage and music producer is Irina Perlova."The Double Bass
" was awarded at many theater festivals in Iran, Turkey, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.
Neal Hepplestone checking his work, and below, in the early stages of creating a double bass
In 2009, the former CEO of HUBCO came to Dubai and he and his wife took me to a jazz performance where someone was playing the double bass
. I told him that I also learned it when I was 16 but never bought it.
Whilst still a student, Hannah formed a trio, with two very talented co-students, Ayo Vincent, a young pianist from London, and Linus Fenton, a double bass
player who tours with pop act Ward Thomas.
After the set opened with two tunes from the group's latest album, Nick Blacka, the double bass
player greeted the audience, commenting: "I am surprised to see so many people have turned up to see us."
But all the musicians were outstanding and it is a pleasure to acknowledge them here: Nibras Almullah, oud; Nasser Al Kindi, violin; Ahmed Al Siabi, percussion; Raffaela Pullara, mandolin; Mauro Scembri, mandolin/mandola; Flaviod' Ambra, guitar; Giovanni Gonfaloni, guitar; and Andrea Scime, double bass
. The Chief Guest was Salim bin Mohammed Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary of Heritage & Culture and the concert was graced by the presence of HE Mohammad Al Zubair, Advisor to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, for Economic Affairs.
Emma Harbottle was persuaded to join in from behind the counter of her Surf & Silver jewellery shop and after saying "I'm hopeless!" she hummed a tune which only double bass
player John recognised.
Two works by Ludwig van Beethoven - "Eyeglass Duo Obligato" for viola and cello and Septet in E-flat Major for violin, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, viola, cello and double bass
A: The rockabilly music, the basic, is a trio: guitar, drums and a double bass
. The double bass
has a special technique of playing, it's a very particular thing, so if you don't have it, it doesn't become rockabilly.
The band was formed and is led by the Danish double bass
player Jasper Hoiby, with English pianist Ivo Neame and Swedish drummer Anton Eger; their latest album, Life To Everything, on the Edition label, has been attracting very enthusiastic reviews.
He plans to mix it up, with some songs as a trio, some with double bass
and some with playing and singing on his own.
| The players of five banjos, cello, double bass
and a guitar made up |Billy's Banjo Band, above, who played at Middlesbrough's old Gaumont cinema.