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Founding member and innovative bass player with the classic rock group Yes, Chris Squire has been a major force in the band's revolutionary sound. His unique approach to the bass is an integral part of the recognition that Yes receives as one of the most influential music groups on rock music history.

The in-depth interview with Chris Squire on the Instructional Bass DVD was taped in 1990. Chris reveals some of his earliest aspirations in music to his prolific contributions as the bass player with Yes. Chris demonstrates his unique style in songs performed on the 90125 World Tour, after the release of Yes' double-platinum album Owner of a Lonely Heart. Live performances include "Changes," where he plays a potent 8-string bass; plus "I've Seen All Good People," "'Roundabout," "I'm Running," and "Cinema." In this interview, Chris gives viewers a close look at the playing styles, musicianship, and technique he uses with a unique collection of basses.

The band was formed in the late 1960s, and Chris is the only original band member that has continued to perform with the band in the 21 century.