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  • 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... »

  • 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... »

  • Zawinul Syndicate with Gerald Veasley: Carnavalito

    Zawinul Syndicate with Gerald Veasley: Carnavalito

    The Zawinul Syndicate performed at the Munich Philharmonie in Germany in 1989. Featuring Scott Henderson on guitar, Gerald Veasley on bass, Cornell Rochester on drums, Bill Summers on percussion, and Leata Galloway and Carl Anderson on background vocals, here’s the group performing “Carnavalito”. The tune originally recorded on the album. If you like that, check... »

  • Zawinul Syndicate with Gerald Veasley: King Hip (1988)

    Zawinul Syndicate with Gerald Veasley: King Hip (1988)

    When we interviewed Gerald Veasley in 2011, he spoke a lot about his time playing music with the late great Joe Zawinul in the Zawinul Syndicate. That’s some great reading, if you want to check that out after this video. Gerald was Zawinul’s longest tenured bassist, which should say a lot. Zawinul prided himself in... »

  • Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Gerald Veasley & Michael Manring: Come Together

    Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Gerald Veasley & Michael Manring: Come Together

    One of the highlights of this year’s Gerald Veasley Bass Bootcamp was the Bass & The Beatles concert on Saturday night. The camp’s clinicians took the stage to perform their bass-focused takes on Beatles’ songs. The night closed with a pretty epic, special four-bass arrangement of “Come Together”. Bassists Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Gerald Veasley... »

  • Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp and EXPO 2013

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp and EXPO 2013

    For over ten years, Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp has been inspiring bassists through its annual event, and the connections those bassists and clinicians maintain virtually throughout the year. For the last few years, No Treble staffers have attended the show to cover it, and witnessed the terrific connection these bass players make, not to mention... »

  • Ibanez Unveils Gerald Veasley Signature GVB36 Bass Guitar

    Ibanez Unveils Gerald Veasley Signature GVB36 Bass Guitar

    In 2010, Ibanez unveiled the Gerald Veasley Signature GVB1006 Bass. Built by the company’s master luthiers in Japan, it comes with a price point that not everyone can reach. For 2012, Ibanez has introduced the GVB36, which shares many of the same attributes while making it more affordable. Similar to the 1006, the GVB36 is... »

  • Studio Jam: “Watermelon Man” with Gerald Veasley

    Studio Jam: “Watermelon Man” with Gerald Veasley

    This is one fun video (and jam!) featuring bassist Gerald Veasley, along with Gerald Albright (sax), James Rouse (drums), Jef Lee Johnson (guitar) and Will Brock (keyboards). The group decides to play Herbie Hancock’s “Watermelon Man”, and then jump right into one funky, laid back groove. »

  • An Interview with Gerald Veasley

    An Interview with Gerald Veasley

    Attend just one of Gerald Veasley‘s Bass Bootcamps, and you’ll likely call yourself a Bootcamper for life. BBC, as the attendees call it, just celebrated its tenth anniversary this year, with Veasley maintaining a very active role. In addition to an impressive line-up of clinicians, bassists Victor Wooten and Stanley Clarke stopped by to check... »

  • Gerald Veasley Releases Electric Mingus Project

    Gerald Veasley Releases Electric Mingus Project

    Gerald Veasley has a new album out, one he calls a “re-imagination” of well-known tunes written by acclaimed jazz composer and bassist Charles Mingus. Electric Mingus Project features songs ranging from “Haitian Fight Song” to “Boogie Stop Shuffle”, and performed using instruments such as the EVI (Electronic Valve Instrument) and EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument). Veasley... »