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  • Anthony Wellington to lead Artist Series Master Class

    Renowned bassist and teacher Anthony Wellington is leading a Master Class in New York on October 25. The class is the next in a series of Aguilar Artist Series Master Classes, which featured jazz bassist Avishai Cohen last time around. Wellington is also known for his work as the second bass player in The Victor... »

  • Dave Holland Quintet at Newport Jazz Festival

    Dave Holland Quintet at Newport Jazz Festival

    Dave Holland performs with his quintet at the 2002 Newport Jazz Festival. The clip includes an interview bit in the middle, but the bass playing at the beginning is what it is all about! »

  • Gov’t Mule names new bass player

    Bassist Jorgen Carlsson is joining the band in a permanent role. Carlsson replaces Andy Hess, who played with the band since bassist Allen Woody died in 2000. “We were faced with the daunting task of replacing a one-of-a-kind musician, which I’m sure was intimidating for Andy, who did a wonderful job and brought his own... »

  • APB on Anthrax bassist’s missing bass

    Frank Bello‘s custom-made, one of a kind “Angry Man” signature bass never made it with the band’s other gear when it arrived in Kawasaki, Japan. Bello is appealing for the return of the bass. Anthrax stage crew member Willie Gee told Blabbermouth.net, “At some point during prep for the shows in Japan and South Korea,... »