George Klein presents Part 1 of a two-part feature on the string bass with selections from a collection on Impulse Records entitled The Bass, spotlighting various bassists from 1939 to the late 1960s including Jimmy Blanton, Oscar Pettiforcd, Paul Chambers, Scott LaFaro, George Duvivier, Henry Grimes, Charles Mingus, and Milt Hinton.
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE GROOVE YARD 177
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, September 15, 1991 
Jimmy Blanton with Duke Ellington: Plucked Again
Oscar Pettiford with Lucky Thompson: Tricrotism
Oscar Pettiford with Lucky Thompson: The Plain but Simple Truth
Paul Chambers with Oliver Nelson: Teenie’s Blues
Scott LaFaro with Bill Evans: Gloria’s Step
George Duvivier with Shelly Manne: The Sicks of Us
Henry Grimes with Roy Haynes: Long Wharf
Charles Mingus: IIB.S.
Milt Hinton with Clark Terry: Jazz Conversations
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
© 1991, 2022 George Klein. Used with permission.