Remembering Doug Lunn 1954 – 2017
Article by Eric Larson, © Copyright 2018 FretlessBass.com
On January 30, 2018 fretless bass player Doug Lunn would have turned 64 years old. Sadly he passed away February 11, 2017 after a battle with cancer. A close family friend reached out to me to remember Doug, and to look for any info that I might be able to contribute, as he was planning to put together a website celebrating Doug’s life and music. I was surprised, but also honored, to find out that FretlessBass.com was one of the few (if not the only) websites that had published the bio that Doug had sent me nine years ago. I was also shocked to find out that there was no Wikipedia page created for Doug.
Doug Lunn specialized in the 5-string fretless bass. His contributions to music were extensive, playing with top artists that include Bruce Springsteen, Mark Isham, David Torn, Andy Summers, Sting …continue reading »