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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... »

  • Cody Wright Featured on “Toejam and Earl” Soundtrack

    Cody Wright Featured on “Toejam and Earl” Soundtrack

    Old school gamers got super excited in 2016 when it was announced that the classic Sega Genesis game “Toejam and Earl” was going to get a new chapter called “Back in the Groove.” The game is still being finished up, but the super funky soundtrack performed by Cody Wright is now available. Wright recreates some... »

  • Cody Wright and Chaisaray Schenck: Drum & Bass Groove

    Cody Wright and Chaisaray Schenck: Drum & Bass Groove

    Here’s a sweet groove Jody Michael Miller captured back in 2015. “My friends Cody Wright and Chaisaray Schenck stopped by while on tour with The Jonathan Scales Fourchestra and I was able to capture several great performances,” Jody shared. “Cody is an amazing bass player with a very unique style that brings a very funky... »

  • Groove – Episode #37: Cody Wright

    Groove – Episode #37: Cody Wright

    Candidly, there are few bass players who sound as original as Cody Wright. In fact, when I first heard him play several years back, I was immediately transported back in time. It was the exact same audio sensation that came over me when I first heard Jaco Pastorius and Billy Sheehan play. It was not... »

  • Cody Wright and Elise Testone: Black or White

    Cody Wright and Elise Testone: Black or White

    Cody Wright shared this video on Facebook, and it is blowing up. Cody teamed up with vocalist Elise Testone (who made the finals on the eleventh season of American Idol) for this terrific arrangement of Michael Jackson’s “Black or White.” »

  • Eric Gales & Cody Wright Live at NAMM

    Eric Gales & Cody Wright Live at NAMM

    The Dunlop booth was a great hang during this year’s NAMM Show. Among the highlights was an appearance by Eric Gales and Cody Wright, who played “Pickin’ & Grinnin’.” Thankfully, cameras were rolling. »

  • Cody Wright & Igor Galecki: Bass & Drum Ultra Funk

    Cody Wright & Igor Galecki: Bass & Drum Ultra Funk

    Cody Wright has been busy working on his solo debut album, A Bass Only a Mother Could Love!, which is scheduled to release soon through Ropeadope Records. Here’s “Bass & Drum Ultra Funk”, a tune featuring some nifty bass work by Cody who is joined by 14 year old drummer Igor Galecki. Cody calls Igor... »

  • Cody Wright and Andy Irvine: Funky Bass Jam

    Cody Wright and Andy Irvine: Funky Bass Jam

    Cody Wright joined Andy Irvine for this bass jam on Andy’s The Daily Funk Club. Cody is playing a custom Jensen “Megacounstidon” – a beast of a bass, and Andy is playing a Nordstrand VJ5 charity bass. This one gets funky. »

  • Cody Wright: Funk Funko Potamus

    Cody Wright: Funk Funko Potamus

    Cody Wright a real funkmeister, which is why it’s perfect that he’s helping to create the soundtrack to the new Toejam and Earl video game. Here’s a clip of the bassist getting down on the quacky “Funk Funko Potamus”. »

  • Cody Wright: Bass Loop Jam

    Cody Wright: Bass Loop Jam

    We’re all big fans of Cody Wright, thanks in part to his work with Jonathan Scales Fourchestra. So, Cody recently picked up a looper. In what he says was his “first time putting together a loop from scratch on video,” he created a funky groove with plenty of tasty soloing – all while clearly having... »