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  • Groove – Episode #33: Doug Johns

    Groove – Episode #33: Doug Johns

    Doug Johns is a beast of a bass player. In fact, it’s hard not to mention his name and have the words “funk master” and “groove beast” follow suit. He is a master musician who composes some of the richest bass lines that you will ever hear. His albums have all become bass classics. From... »

  • 10th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Set for June 4th

    10th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Set for June 4th

    The Rocky Mountain Bass Slam is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in style. Dubbed “A Decade of Bass Celebration,” the annual event will take place June 4th in Golden, Colorado with a host of incredible bassists including two legends. “In 2017 the RMBS will be featuring two national bass performers in the Legendary Chuck Rainey and... »

  • Doug Johns Gets Personal on “Vodka In The Woodpile”

    Doug Johns Gets Personal on “Vodka In The Woodpile”

    If you’re into funk bass, you probably know the work of Doug Johns. However, you might not know Doug Johns as well as you think. That may change after a listen to his brand new album Vodka in the Woodpile. The bassist’s fifth solo album is described as his most autobiographical to date with a... »

  • Ninth Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Announced

    Ninth Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Announced

    The Rocky Mountains will be shaking once again at the 9th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam on May 15th, 2016. This year the Slam, held in Denver, will be headlined by bass legend Chuck Rainey and funkmeister Doug Johns along with local performers. “The Bass Slam will showcase the Colorado Bass Talent via several different... »

  • Doug Johns: Summer Song

    Doug Johns: Summer Song

    Time to get funky, thanks to Doug Johns. Here’s Doug and his band performing “Summer Song”, which appeared on Doug’s third album, Stank. This one grooves. »

  • Doug Johns: The Dougumentary

    Doug Johns: The Dougumentary

    Doug Johns is one of the funkiest bassists alive. The Terra State Video Club caught some of the funk with this 45-minute look into his style, his outlook, and his personality. “I’m proud to announce… The Dougumentary!” Johns shared on Facebook. “Filmed at Terra State Community College/Terra Video Club/ Brandon Beining, Mark Grine, Chris Cavera.... »

  • Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Set for May 18

    Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Set for May 18

    The Rockies will be rumbling this spring at the 7th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam. The day of bass celebration is set for Sunday, May 18th from 1pm to 6pm at the historic Oriental Theatre in Denver, Colorado. The Bass Slam will include solo bass and bass duo performances with a jam session at the... »

  • Doug Johns: Booty Groove

    Doug Johns: Booty Groove

    When Doug Johns got together with drummer Jordan Simmons, he described it as “just groovin’.” Here’s some of that groovin’, titled “Booty Groove”. Oh yeah. »

  • Doug Johns Releases “Blomp!”

    Doug Johns Releases “Blomp!”

    Described as the “in-your-face bassist”, Doug Johns lives up to the name with his energetic and super funky approach to bass. Johns has just released his newest solo effort, Blomp!, complete with ten “greasy” tracks and Johns’ brand of funky music. Blomp! is his fourth solo effort and the follow up to the 2010 release,... »

  • Doug Johns: “Pocket Fulla Nasty” – Live

    Doug Johns: “Pocket Fulla Nasty” – Live

    What the world needs is more Doug Johns videos… especially like this one. Here’s Doug with drummer Chris Ceja, performing “Pocket Fulla Nasty” live at CPE Sound in Chicago, IL. The tune can be found on the 2008 release of the same name. Be sure to check out our interview with Doug (after the video,... »