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Sheldon will be on stage with Frampton once again playing his famed fretless bass.
Bill Wyman is popularly credited with inventing the fretless electric bass in 1959.
In `Waiting,' fretless bass and flute slowly work their way into the production and the exuberant mandolin in `Come September' fills the song with excitement and joy.
The long, thin hardwood neck is fretless. At the top of the neck, the ends of the strings are wound around large pegs.
With the band in harness (and Martyn was almost upstaged by the virtuoso fretless bass-playing of Alan Thompson) he doffed his cap to the other styles which have influenced him, from the menacing blues-driven I'd Rather Be The Devil through the jazzy Big Muff to the reggae of Johnny Too Bad.
The ensemble, Meir Gassenbauer (ney), Juliano Abramovay (fretless guitar), Christina Polycarpou (lyra) and Vassilis Philippou (voice, percussion), will present original music inspired by music traditions of the Mediterranean and Middle East.
2:30 to 3:30 p.m.: Singer and fretless guitarist Kevin Brown performs
In Jonny Greenwood's Water the composer played with the band on one of two tanpura, a fretless lute.
He appears with his band, the Bad Pennies, featuring Kate Bramley on fiddle, Sean Taylor on fretless bass and Andrew May on Northumbrian smallpipes, accordion and piano.
Percy Jones went on to work with a number of other bands, notably Brand X and Tunnels, and is now regarded as one of the world's leading players of the distinctive fretless bass that is his instrument of choice.
After an early spell with Jools Holland and the Millionaires, Pino's career began to take off in the early '80s when he was asked to play fretless bass for Gary Numan, and then Paul Young.