• Ashley Frampton

Out Now, Woman on D Bass!

Woman on D Bass is a fun Double bass quartet based on the wonderful Trinidadian song

"Woman on D Bass" by Irwin Johnson. seven minutes of Caribbean fun for you and your section or pupils. Enjoy the sunshine!

Commissioned by Caitlyn Kamminga who is the Islands Double bass Guru, for her and her students.

A big thank-you to the wonderful Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE for kind use of her photo for the cover (Photo by Eric Richmond)

Irwin Reyes Johnson aka Scrunter is a master of Soca and King of Parang Soca. He has released hits such as 'Bachelor', 'Woman On De Bass', 'Sugar Bum Bum', 'Trombone', 'Homemade Wine', 'Piece Ah Pork', 'Leroy', 'Anita', 'Eat Something Before You Go', That Eh Working Here Tonight', 'De Parang Now Start' and 'Merry Christmas'.

This arrangement works best with two players (Bass 1 and Bass 2) with solid higher techniques, and two players with solid lower abilities. Above all have fun!

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 Ashley Frampton Biography

After a busy and varied freelance career including three wonderful years with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, Ashley has been Assistant Principal Double Bass in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for over twenty years. His first bass quartet came after a request from the University of Liverpool for an ensemble piece, Mary Poppins' Basses ensued and he has not looked back since.