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  • Carla Bley & Steve Swallow: Major

    Our friend Will wrote in asking, “What’s up with Steve Swallow?” So we started watching video after video of Steve on Youtube. This duet with Carla Bley, from a 2000 performance, caught our eye (and ears). Enjoy Major: »

  • Mark Egan to perform Sugarloaf Series

    Bassist Mark Egan will join an all-star trio this year at the Sugarloaf Series (Sugarloaf, NY) with guitarist Jeff Ciampa and drummer Karl Latham. The event takes place May 9th. Mark is most well known for his work with Pat Metheny, Sting and Larry Coryell. He can be heard on the soundtracks to movies Aladdin... »

  • Five Peace Band Live

    Chick Corea and John McLaughlin, who first played together with Miles Davis in the 60s and later went on to form their own groups in the 70s, came together in 2008 to form Five Peace Band. The band, along with the help of bassist Christian McBride, Kenny Garrett on sax, and Vinnie Colaiuta and Brian... »

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  • Black Label Society bassist pulls double duty

    Black Label Society bassist John “JD” DeServio will be playing alongside two bands for an upcoming BLS show in Salt Lake City at the Depot on May 5th. In addition to be performing with BLS, he will be playing with the opening act (and his new band), Cycle of Pain. Cycle of Pain recently put... »

  • Mingus Awareness at The Hideout

    Charles Mingus’ legacy in the world of jazz music will be celebrated on May 7th at The Hideout in Chicago. Mingus was a victim of ALS, and all the benefits of this celebration will go to the Les Turner ALS Foundation. ALS is better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Tickets are $12 or $10 for... »