Yossi has played on many albums throughout his successful career. Here are some of the highlights…
Rubén Blades – Nothing But the Truth (1988, Wounded Bird Records)
Stanley Jordan – Cornucopia (1990, Blue Note Records)
Noa – Calling (1996, Geffen Records)
Karsh Kale – Realize (2001, Six Degrees Records)
Deepak Chopra– A Gift of Love, Vol. 2 (2002, Tommy Boy Records)
Karsh Kale – Broken English (2006, Six Degrees Records)
Cheb i Sabbah – Devotion (2008, Six Degrees Records)
Vieux Farka Touré – Fondo (2009, Six Degrees Records)
Vieux Farka Touré – Live (2010, Six Degrees Records)
The Touré-Raichel Collective – The Tel Aviv Session (2012, Cumbancha)
Ernest Ranglin & Avila Avila, (Avila Street Records 2012)
Ernest Ranglin & Avila Bless Up (Avila Street Records 2014)
“The landscape he paints are orchestral, lush and textured”…He relies as much on what’s not played as what is; hence his understanding of concepts like space and gravity are naturally embedded into his art…One minute strains of Jaco Pastorius emerges; a few beats later, a throbbing white wall that would make Les Claypool Shake in his head before dropping into a dub groove reminiscent of Robbie Shakespeare.”
“Yossi is to Bass as Funk is to Hip Hop.”
“Bass is one of the few instruments that is self-described by its sound. The sound can work wonders on so many levels by exploring and understanding the nature of sound” -Yossi Fine
Yossi’s essentials of bass…
- Make it feel great, by any means.
- Leave lots of space, on some level, like sound, notes.
- Make the singer sound great. Also the drummer.
- If you don’t sound good, it’s your responsibility, so be in charge of your sound.
- Be very open to change your approach. Someone else might have a better basslinefor you than you.