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  • Brian Bromberg nominated for Grammy

    Brian Bromberg‘s Downright Upright has been nominated for a Grammy. The album is a collection of funky, upbeat covers and originals recorded with jazz greats including Rick Braun, Boney James, Jeff Lorber and Lee Ritenour. You can sample tracks from Downright on Bromberg’s web site. »

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    You can now get No Treble by email. Click here to subscribe. And we promise, we’ll never share your email address with anyone, for any reason. »

  • Marcus Miller on The Many Moods of Miles Davis

    Marcus Miller is featured on The Many Moods of Miles Davis, Part II: The Later Years, currently running on NPR and available online. Miller and Wallace Roney “funk-out to Miles’ fusion” in a segment, while Nicholas Payton and Sophie Fraught cover Davis’ second great quintet on Wayne Shorter’s “Agitation”. Check the Jazz at Lincoln Center... »

  • Michael Manring Tour Update (Nov/Dec 2007)

    Michael Manring has just announced his newest tour schedule. with the Demania Trio: Tue. Nov. 6: Yoshi’s, Oakland, CA Thu. Nov 8: Musician’s Institute, Hollywood, CA Fri. Nov. 9: McCabe’s Guitar Shop, Santa Monica, CA with singer-songwriter John Gorka: Thu. Nov. 29: Cactus Cafe/U of Texas, Austin, TX Fri. Nov. 30: Paramount Theatre, Abilene, TX... »

  • Christian McBride’s second tour of duty

    Christian McBride, along with drummer Antonio Sanchez, is on tour with Pat Metheny’s Trio. McBride first played with Metheny in the early 90′s, but admits it didn’t go as well as this time around. The Trio, together since 2003, is set to release their first album, “Day Trip”, in January, 2008. »

  • Upcoming Shows…

    Jazz bassist Reuben Rogers and his group will perform at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 8pm. Bassist Scott Colley replaces Marc Johnson in John Abercrombie’s Third Quartet shows, November 5th and 6th at The Dakota, in Minneapolis. John Patitucci is on the road, with a variety of bands and... »

  • Basscast Returns

    David Burges’ podcast for bass players is back, after a three month break. Basscast topics focus on bass-related news, featured albums and retrospectives on great albums of the past. »

  • Brian Bromberg Downright Upright Tour Update

    Brian Bromberg & the Downright Upright All Stars have added a few more dates to their tour: The Triple Door Nov 16-17 2007 Seattle, Washington Yoshi’s Nov 20-21 2007 Oakland, California Catalina Bar & Grill Nov 23-25 2007 Hollywood, California The lineup includes Randy Brecker, Mitch Forman, Gary Meek and Dave Weckl. more here »

  • 20th Anniversary Tribute to Jaco Pastorius announced

    Jaco Pastorius, Inc. & the Broward Center have announced the 20th Anniversary Tribute to Jaco Pastorius. The event will feature live performances by the Jaco Pastorius Big Band with special guest appearances by Peter Erskine, Randy Brecker, Bobby Mintzer, David Bargeron, Jimmy Haslip, Gerald Veasley, Felix Pastorius, Mary Pastorius, Ira Sullivan, Bobby Thomas, Jr., and... »

  • Arnold Dreyblatt: Iconotastic!

    Experimental composer and iconoclastic upright player Arnold Dreyblatt plays Ceremony Hall in Autin, TX this Saturday with Austin art ensemble, The Orchestra of Excited Strings. The show is sponsered by the Austin New Music Coop. Dreyblatt strings his upright with piano wire uses a unique tuning based on the harmonic series to create an striking... »