Doug Wimbish

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Birthday
22, 1956
Birthplace
Connecticut
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Connecticut

About

Bassist most famous as a member of the versatile and influential band Living Colour. He was also a prominent studio musician for Sugarhill Records, playing bass on a number of early hip-hop classics like 'The Message' and 'White Lines' by Grandmaster Flash.

Before Fame

He first picked up a guitar at age 12 and switched to bass two years later. He was first hired by Sugarhill Records in 1979.

Trivia

He played with rapper Mos Def in the band BlackJack Johnson in the early 2000's.

Family Life

His brother Victor, aunt Noami and uncle Joey were were instrumental in developing his love for music.

Associated With

He has played with guitarist Vernon Reid as a member of Living Colour.