Bass solos suck. Let’s face it, the ponderous, unwieldy bottom feeder is the least interesting jazz instrument, lacking even the visual appeal of drum solos.
… says Alan Kurtz at www.jazz.com. In his opinion, one man changed it all: Scott LaFaro. He „perversely transformed the conventional trio from a pianist supported by bass and drums to a bassist backed by piano and drums.“
Scott LaFaro, the Popeye of Jazz, who makes Lennie Tristano run away during a concert set?!?!?