I’ve been a fan of Edwin Livingston’s bass playing ever since hearing him play with Natalie Cole several years ago. Edwin is one of the most in-demand bassists working today, having worked Elvin Jones, Ellis, Delfeayo, and Jason Marsalis, The Headhunters, and dozens of other familiar names.
Edwin and I cover a lot of territory, including:
- growing up in Dallas
- early influences in his musical development
- how singing and saxophone eventually led him to the bass
- his journey to Austin, New Orleans, and Los…