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Lee Barker - Barker Bass

Lee Barker was a furniture maker who played electric bass part time in a band when his wrist began to bother him. Putting his skills together, he invented the Barker Bass, a standup electric bass that he now manufactures for a living.

First Broadcast: 2009
Producer: KC Cowan

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Jazz pianist Darrell Grant; Jo Brody, healing arts; Lee Barker - Barker Bass

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1014
Original Broadcast: January 8, 2009