Source: http://www.andyhess.com/fr_home.cfm accessed 15th July 2013
Andy Hess (born December 4, 1966 in Washington, D.C.) is an American bassist and former member of Gov't Mule, having joined the band in 2003. Previously, he was The Black Crowes' bassist from February 2001 until their hiatus early the following year. He has also played in Joan Osborne's band and has done session work for artists including David Byrne and Tina Turner. Hess is currently touring with Steve Kimock and Bernie Worrell. He performed on The John Scofield's Band album Up All Night which was released in 2003.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Hess accessed 15th July 2013