Ton Temming (The Caverns, Batfinger, Witness)

By Philip Huizer


Dutch bassist Ton Temming anchored several bands including Phoenix, The Caverns, and Batfinger and founded the repertory ensemble Witness. Temming, who passed in 2022, performed extensively in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. Active on the jam session scene for nearly 60 years, Ton was a “real musician” who loved to play the bass guitar.


Ton Temming Sound & Vision…


The Caverns “No Matter”


The Caverns “It’s All Over Now”