Cliff Hugo is a bassist and producer living in Northern California Stephen Barncard introduced Joel and Cliff in 1994 when Joel was in preproduction for his first solo album Sideshow, and they’ve worked together ever since Cliff has provided the inspirational bass guitar work on Sideshow, Starcrossed, Starcrossed live! Reunited, Luau Cinders and Unfinished Business as well as the upcoming Pink Hotel They are truly a formidable combination

Of course Cliff has had a long distinguished career playing with many great bands and artists including Supertramp The Beach Boys Paul Williams Dan Hicks and the hot licks Melissa Manchester and many others Here’s some images of Cliff