Irene Batista – Central America

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Where were you born?
Panama, Republic of Panama

What was your very first stage appearance?
With my first band, Bocanegra, in a local festival, here in Panama, around 1997

Which bassist do you most admire?
Michael manring, Victor Wooten, Brenda Martin (thanks to this website i heard of her! wow!), Steve DiGiorgio, etc.

Tell us about your instruments/amp/gear?
I have three basses, a Fender Precision, a BC Rich Innovator and a Cort GB34, all 4 strings. I play through a Hartke HA5000 head and Hartke 410TP cabinet. I also
have a Hartke A70

What bands have you played with?
Reyerta and Bocanegra and now with Rencilla

What are your hobbies outside music?
I am an architect and i like to read a lot, play music, listen to music and go to shows.

Have you performed outside Panama?
Yes, in Costa Rica.

What is your latest CD/album?
10 aƱos hardcore: Solo los fuertes sobreviven (10 years of hardcore: Only the strong survive)

Do you have your own webspace?

“Just keep rocking…specially Latin American female bass players!” ~ Irene

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