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Everyone Loves Guitar

We sit down and talk with interesting professional guitar players, and find out what makes them tick. Uncover the backstory behind your favorite guitar players and behind the "sidemen" who make the wheels spin for artists worldwide. If you love guitar, stick around… you’re in the right place.

Jan 20, 2021

On this Derek Frank Interview: Influences on making his latest LP and his approach to writing these tracks, what he learned from making the record, how he showcased his bass but not at the expense of the other musicians, funk, 1970’s cop shows, Covid, and more. GREAT chat, high energy… comes with Derek’s original ELG episode as well

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A successful side man in LA, Derek is currently the bass player for Gwen Stefani, Shania Twain (5 yrs), and LA- based rock band The Dirty Diamond. He’s also part of the Soundcheck Live house band at the Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood. He’s also toured with Shakira (2018), Air Supply (2016-17), Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers (2010-2018), Daniel Powter (2018), Victoria Justice (2012-2013), Jeff Golub (2011-2012), Dancing With the Stars (2007-2009), Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express (2002-present) & others. He recently released a solo LP called Eleven Years Later