ANFTD #58: Melvin Gibbs

Dave talks to legendary bassist, composer, producer Melvin Gibbs. They talk about heritage, lineage and where the music comes from, Gullah Geechee culture in Gibbs’s family, playing with Ronald Shannon Jackson, Sonny Sharrock, Defunkt and Joe Bowie, Arto Lindsay, Pete Cosey, close friend and ally Vernon Reid as well as plenty of other music and musicians. Melvin talks about his new recording with the trio Harriet Tubman (with Brandon Ross and J.T. Lewis), The Terror End of Beauty, available now on vinyl, digital and CD.

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