Rob Griffith - Groundation

Liner Notes:

Rob Griffith, bass player for Grammy winning Digable Planets MC Doodlebug, brings Jazz, Funk and Classical to a new consciousness on solo electric bass. Combining world-class technique , and an astounding sense of composition and layering, Rob Griffith creates moving work on his debut album Groundation.

"...perception stretching demonstrations of what the instrument is truly capable of in the right hands."
"Indeed, the future of Bass is in good hands."
"Four stars!"

- BassWorld Magazine www.bassworld.co.uk

©2001 Rob Griffith.

1. Within Zion (2:30)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 1 Track

2. Azul (7:01)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 1 Track

3. Continuum (2:20)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 1 Track

4. Annisquam (8:40)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 1 Track

5. Prelude; J.S. Bach Cello Suite 1 (2:05)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 1 Track

6. Meditations in A Minor - Live (6:16)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 1 Track
  • Recorded at the Sunny Day Cafe, Gloucester, Ma 08.10.01

7. The Rising Tide (7:00)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 7 Live-Overdubbed Tracks

8. Soul In Five - Live (5:31)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 7 Live-Overdubbed Tracks
  • Recorded at the Sunny Day Cafe, Gloucester, Ma 08.10.01

9. Reason - Live (5:50)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 1 Track
  • Recorded at the Sunny Day Cafe, Gloucester, Ma 08.10.01

10. Sadness - Live (5:30)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 1 Track
  • Recorded at the Sunny Day Cafe, Gloucester, Ma 08.10.01

11. Mystery Babylon - Live (6:17)

  • Fretless Bass - 3 Live-Overdubbed Tracks
  • Recorded at Philadelphia, PA

12. Ortyfication - Live (7:16)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 5 Live-Overdubbed Tracks
  • Recorded at the Sunny Day Cafe, Gloucester, Ma 08.10.01

13. The Rising Tide Live (8:26)

  • 4 String Electric Bass - 7 Live-Overdubbed Tracks
  • Recorded at the Sunny Day Cafe, Gloucester, Ma 08.10.01