Bassist with Miles Davis and Carlos Santana speaks to T.L. Mazumdar
Born to immigrant parents in the Netherlands before migrating to the US as an infant, Benny Rietveld left his native home of Hawaii in early adulthood be 'raised again in San Francisco and New York, (currently residing in Los Angeles)'. During which he went on to build a career possibly unparalleled in the manner it acts as a common thread between artists as iconic and diverse as Miles Davis, Carlos Santana (with whom he's been MD for over a decade), Sheila E, The Crusaders, amidst many others.
In this long-form, vulnerable conversation, the 8 x Grammy Award winner shares humbling insights into the bigger picture behind playing music, his education on the job, the future of online education, and keeping the true fire of it all alive amidst the ever-changing landscape of the music industry.
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Produced by T.L. Mazumdar
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