Tal Wilkenfeld

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Created on: 9 Jan 2009
Tal Wilkenfeld (born in Sydney, Australia 1986) is an Australian bass guitarist and former guitarist

Born in Sydney Australia, Tal first picked up guitar at age 14, and switched to the bass guitar 3 years later.

After playing bass for only a few months, Roger Sadowsky heard Tal, and offered her an endorsement with Sadowsky guitars. Very quickly, Tal started performing as a sideman and bandleader, and started working towards the recording of her debut album, “Transformation”, which she recorded at the tender age of 20. As well as playing bass, Tal also composed, arranged, and produced the album, which features Wayne Krantz, Geoffrey Keezer, Keith Carlock and Seamus Blake. That same year, she appeared as a guest with the Allman Brothers Band, and taught a clinic at bass day 06.

When she was 21, Tal accompanied Chick Corea on his tour of Australia, and Jeff Beck on his European Summer Tour. The Beck tour culminated at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival, where Jeff featured Tal with a blistering solo on “Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers” that many regard as one of the highlights of the show.

Since then, Tal has played with many other greats, including Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock, Joss Stone, Wayne Shorter, the Wayne Krantz Trio, and Corinnie Bailey Ray, and has been voted as “The Years Most Exciting New Player” in Bass Players 2008 Readers Choice Awards.

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  • qkc

    2007 crossroads'u izleyip bu kızdan etkilenmeyeni dövüyorlarmış :)

    14 May 2009 Reply
  • TheLifeOfGrunge

    izledikten sonra ağladığım ender şahıslardan

    10 Jan 2009 Reply