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  • Jonas Hellborg Releases New Trio Album, Re-Releases 1990 Solo Album

    Jonas Hellborg Releases New Trio Album, Re-Releases 1990 Solo Album

    Swedish bass virtuoso Jonas Hellborg has released both a new record as part of a trio trio, , and re-released his 24 year-old album on his Bardo records label. The Jazz Raj is his collaboration with guitarist Mattias “IA” Eklundh and drummer Ranjit Barot. The record’s two half-hour compositions combine jazz metal and Indian music.... »

  • Jonas Hellborg and T.M. Stevens: Two Bass Players, One Bass

    Jonas Hellborg and T.M. Stevens: Two Bass Players, One Bass

    Jonas Hellborg and T.M. Stevens were testing some amps at Warwick, and then this happened. »

  • JoStLe Live: Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg

    JoStLe Live: Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg

    During the 2012 Musikmesse show, bassists Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg took the stage, along with drummer Chester Thompson. Bass awesomeness ensued. The song was written by Sklar and Bailey, who hadn’t named it yet (maybe you can suggest a name in the comments for them). »

  • Jonas Hellborg: Live Solo Bass

    Jonas Hellborg: Live Solo Bass

    Here’s bassist Jonas Hellborg showing off his signature Warwick bass in a live performance… and his crazy skills. »

  • Warwick to Release “Fuss on the Buss” DVD

    Warwick to Release “Fuss on the Buss” DVD

    Warwick announced they will be releasing Warwick Live: Fuss on the Buss, a DVD release which documents the coming together of 11 bassists on a bus under the Manhattan Bridge. The group includes T.M. Stevens, Larry Graham, Bootsy Collins, Norwood Fisher, Divinity Roxx, Jonas Hellborg, Ryan Martinie, John B Williams, Brandino, Hansford Rowe and Steve... »

  • Innerviews: Stanley Clarke, Victor Wooten and 22 Others Share Insights on Life as Musician

    Innerviews: Stanley Clarke, Victor Wooten and 22 Others Share Insights on Life as Musician

    Journalist Anil Prasad has a new book out, featuring contributions from 24 musicians from jazz, rock, world music, hip-hop and electronica. Innerviews: Music Without Borders features essays by each musician, who share their thoughts on the creative process, their careers and goals, conflicts, collaborations and the realities of the music business today. Musicians include Stanley... »

  • John McLaughlin & Jonas Hellborg: Pacific Express

    John McLaughlin & Jonas Hellborg: Pacific Express

    Here’s some great footage of John McLaughlin and Jonas Hellborg (and his double-neck Wal), performing live at Fabric Club in Hamburg in 1987. Things get cooking around the 2 minute mark. »