Jimmy Haslip Interview: Yellowjackets, Jing Chi  “It was an incredibly difficult time for me…”

On this Jimmy Haslip Interview: TONS of cool stories about meeting & playing with Robben Ford, Russell Ferrante, Ricky Lawson, Jeff Lorber, Rick Derringer, Michael Bolton, Michael Landau, Donald Fagen, Carmine & Vinny Appice, Bruce & Bob Kulick, Steve Lukather, Tommy Bolin, Michael Penn, Gino Vannelli, Diana Ross, Joe Walsh, Dave Mason, Vinny Colaiuta, Ron Wood, Charlie Watts, Andy Johns, Max Middleton, Stephen Stills, Jeff Porcaro, Graham Nash, Gary Novak, … how having flat feet changed Jimmy’s life, leaving the Yellowjackets, dealing with abject poverty in India, a serious family illness and how it changed him, playing horse, helping others, Scandinavia, NYC Pizza and loads more. TONS of fun here, lovely guy, just the best and an absolute joy to hang with! 

Jimmy’s most well-known for being an amazing bassist and the founding member of the Yellowjackets. He’s also a successful producer & session player, worked with artists mentioned above, along with Bobby McFerrin, Rick Wakeman, Bruce Hornsby, John Scofield, Allan Holdsworth, Rod Stewart, Steve Fister, Allen Hinds, Anita Baker, Chick Corea, Chris Botti, Al Jarreau, Lee Ritenour, Andy Summers, Chaka Khan & hundreds of others.

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