Yerko Sepulveda is the bass player behind the BackBeat. He got his first bass guitar while studying engineering at the University of Sydney in Australia. After a few cringeworthy stints with tribute bands, he found his niche in a jazz funk ensemble called The Bedfords. When the band won a competition during the 2000 Olympics, he used his share of the winnings to buy a 5-string Ibanez. A tinkerer at heart, he eventually converted the Ibanez into a 6-string.
Two years ago, Yerko was having...
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