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Charlie Haden and Rocco Prestia to receive Bass Player’s lifetime achievement awards

Bass Player Magazine is giving out two lifetime achievement awards at their Bass Player Live conference next month. Jazz bassist Charlie Haden and funk bassist Rocco Prestia are receiving the award.

The ceremony takes place in Los Angeles on October 24th and 25th, at S.I.R. Studios and the Key Club. There will be a screening of “Rambling Boy,” a new documentary on Haden, on October 23rd.

Charlie Haden will be performing with pianist Alan Broadbent, and Prestia will perform with his quintet, featuring Dave Garibaldi, Larry Braggs, Roger Smith and Mark Harper. There’s also an All-Star Jam led by Steve Bailey.

For further details and tickets on the award ceremony visit Bass Player Live’s web site.