Adam's bass teacher Patrick Pfeiffer wrote a
book called Bass Playing for Dummies. Adam said: "It's a good book and I'm going to try to pay more attention to it".
Adam playing a Takamine Tan15C
South of France (2004)
"So there I
was, fifteen years old, with a dark brown Ibanez-copy bass guitar and no amp. I had no idea what I was supposed to do with
it. Absolutely none. Not a clue. It just sounded good to me." - Adam Clayton