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  • Lenny Kravitz with Gail Ann Dorsey: Prince Tribute

    Lenny Kravitz with Gail Ann Dorsey: Prince Tribute

    This year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was pretty epic. Besides Geddy Lee joining Yes for “Roundabout”, Lenny Kravitz performed a killer tribute to Prince accompanied by a full choir. With bassist Gail Ann Dorsey laying down a thick groove, Kravitz and company performed the Purple One’s “When Doves Cry” and “The... »

  • Gail Ann Dorsey Joins Celebrating David Bowie Tour

    Gail Ann Dorsey Joins Celebrating David Bowie Tour

    Gail Ann Dorsey will be taking part in a series of tribute concerts celebrating the life and music of music icon David Bowie. The “Celebrating David Bowie” concerts will feature Bowie band alumni performing across the world with shows in London, New York City, Los Angeles, Sydney, and Tokyo. Dorsey, who played with Bowie for... »

  • 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... »

  • David Bowie: Changes (Live)

    David Bowie: Changes (Live)

    Early this morning, I learned of the sad and stunning news of David Bowie’s passing from a Facebook post by Gail Ann Dorsey. In this video from a 2002 performance in Paris, here’s Bowie backed by his long time bassist and collaborator. RIP, Mr. Bowie. »

  • Acoustic David Bowie with Gail Ann Dorsey: “Heroes” (Live)

    Acoustic David Bowie with Gail Ann Dorsey: “Heroes” (Live)

    In celebration of Gail Ann Dorsey’s today, we go back to a terrific acoustic performance of David Bowie’s “Heroes”, which took place in October 1996. Bowie is on acoustic guitar, with a bottlecap taped to the bottom of his shoe for percussion. Reeves Gabrels is also on guitar, and of course, the wonderful Gail Ann... »

  • Bass Players to Know: Gail Ann Dorsey

    Bass Players to Know: Gail Ann Dorsey

    To quote one of my favorite musical guilty pleasures, it’s time to throw a little girl power into the mix. As a stellar vocalist and compelling player, Gail has had a reputable solo career and has recorded and toured with artists including David Bowie, Tears for Fears, Lenny Kravitz, Dar Williams, The Indigo Girls, and... »

  • David Bowie Releases “The Next Day”, Featuring Gail Ann Dorsey and Tony Levin

    David Bowie Releases “The Next Day”, Featuring Gail Ann Dorsey and Tony Levin

    David Bowie’s twenty-fourth studio album, The Next Day, was first announced on his 66th birthday back in January. But the album was in the works – in secret – for some time before then. For his first release of new material in 10 year, Bowie teamed up with some of his long-time collaborators, including producer... »

  • Gail Ann Dorsey: Stop On By

    Gail Ann Dorsey: Stop On By

    Gail Ann Dorsey doesn’t need much to wow an audience… just a bass and a microphone. Here, the bassist performs “Stop On By”. »

  • Gail Ann Dorsey With David Bowie: Under Pressure

    Gail Ann Dorsey With David Bowie: Under Pressure

    Sometimes it’s the simplest bass lines that stick with you the most. Here, bassist Gail Ann Dorsey proves it as she plays the iconic riff to “Under Pressure” with David Bowie at Madison Square Garden in 1997. »