Monday

Interview with bassist Billy Sheehan


Interview with Billy Sheehan bassist of Mr.Big/The Winery Dogs


Billy Sheehan is an American bassist known for his work with Talas, Steve Vai, David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, and Niacin. Sheehan has won the "Best Rock Bass Player" readers' poll from Guitar Player Magazine five times for his "lead bass" playing style.

Quick Facts:
Name: Billy Sheehan
Birth date: March 19
Favorite album of all time? Hard to pick one
A bass: Fender Precision
Favorite musician: Too many to list
As you describe yourself ? Musician
 
Billy, what are your most recently completed projects and what are you currently working on?
The Winery Dogs, with Mike Portnoy and Richie Kotzen.

Up to this point in your career, what has been your most memorable moment?
That there are 40 years of memories...

What is music to you?
The greatest art form.

And what can you say about the days of with " David Lee Roth", "Steve Vai" and "Mr.Big".... What are your memories of that time?
All good. Lots of great music and friends.

In 2011 Mr. Big has played all over Europe, Asia and South America,will there be another tour or projects with the band?
Probably!

What is next for you, any new albums, or tours on the way?
More more more. Of everything.

To end the interview, a phrase you want to leave ….
"The adventure of life continues, and it is spectacular".