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  • Midwest Rhythm Summit Set for April 20-22

    Midwest Rhythm Summit Set for April 20-22

    The Midwest Rhythm Summit is returning for 2018 on April 20th through the 22nd! The instructional three-day event, which focuses on drum and bass, was started by Rhythm Intensive – the duo made up of John Anthony Martinez and session ace Chuck Rainey. They will present sessions for bassists and drummers alongside a host of... »

  • Bassists Alliance Teams Up For “Crush”

    Bassists Alliance Teams Up For “Crush”

    If you’ve felt the ground rumbling late, it’s probably because bassists from all over the world have teamed up for the Bassists Alliance. The project, which features thirteen bassists and one drummer, has released their debut album, Crush. Formed by Alberto Rigoni and Six Feet Under bassist Jeff Hughell, the group’s new album is as... »

  • The Bottom 40: The Circle

    The Bottom 40: The Circle

    The Bottom 40 Band just shared a new video for their single, “The Circle,” from their debut album, . Adam Nitti and the rest of the band really bring it on this one. »

  • The Bottom 40 Band: Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough

    The Bottom 40 Band: Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough

    The Bottom 40 Band describes themselves as a band that “reharmonizes and funkifies covers you’ve heard in a creative new way.” That’s an understatement. Here’s the group – with Adam Nitti on bass – doing their unique cover of Michael Jackson’s “Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough.” The track is included on the The Bottom... »

  • Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp is returning for 2017, and it’s promising to be another great event. The three-day camp will take place March 17th through the 19th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a great lineup of instructors. This year participants will learn from Bryan Beller, Mike Pope, Adam Nitti, Justin Raines, Freekbass, Rob Smith, Anthony... »

  • Ibanez Introduces Adam Nitti Signature ANB306 Bass

    Ibanez Introduces Adam Nitti Signature ANB306 Bass

    After launching the Adam Nitti Signature series last year, Ibanez introduced the ANB306 model. The bass is a production model of the ANB1006, carrying many of the same features at a lower price point. “In terms of concept, you’re looking at somewhere from 80 to 90% of the specs from his custom shop bass to... »

  • Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns March 18-20

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns March 18-20

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp is back in Philadelphia again this year from March 18th through the 20th. Led by Veasley, the camp three-day camp includes workshops, lessons, masterclasses, and performances by world class bass players to teach bassists of all levels. This year’s workshop instructors include Gail Ann Dorsey, Andrew Gouché, Tony Grey, Adam... »

  • The Bottom 40: Firework

    The Bottom 40: Firework

    Adam Nitti sent me this video saying, “[Here’s] another project i’m involved with, called ‘The Bottom 40’. kind of on the Dirty Loops tip, but in a different style. (I even snuck in a sweep lick, LOL….) This band has been creating some heavy momentum online lately…” The tune is Katy Perry’s “Firework”, and also... »

  • Adam Nitti & Friends: Butterfly

    Adam Nitti & Friends: Butterfly

    Adam Nitti sent us a great video of his band performing Herbie Hancock’s “Butterfly” at the Blue Canoe in Tupelo, MS in July. The song of course is awesome. The band is tight. And Adam throws in some seriously incredible solos. Enjoy. »

  • BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video

    BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video

    The internet is a wonderful thing. Gregor Fris from BasstheWorld.com put together this epic bass jam with 29 bassists from all over the world for a stunning display of the instrument’s diversity. The bassists in order of appearance are Federico Malaman, Lars Lehmann, Trip Wamsley, Or Lubianiker, Hyunmo Kim (aka “hjfreaks”), Ralf Gauck, Zander Zon,... »