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Francois Rabbath

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Anyone in whose music collection resides a solo bass record owes a debt of gratitude to Francois Rabbath. For without his pioneering work as a recording artist, conceptualist and teacher, the bass would be far less often found as a compelling lead instrument. Rabbath, a resident of France since the '60s, has a story with typical European charm. Born in Syria, he began experimenting on an elder brother's bass at age 13 and taught himself to play, with ...


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