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  • The Rolling Stones Release “Blue & Lonesome”

    The Rolling Stones Release “Blue & Lonesome”

    The Rolling Stones are back with their 25th studio album, entitled Blue & Lonesome. Produced by bassist and Blue Note Records president Don Was, the album is the iconic rock band’s first full-length album to feature only cover songs. Blue & Lonesome is described as a tip of the hat to their early years as... »

  • Brandi Disterheft Releases “Blue Canvas”

    Brandi Disterheft Releases “Blue Canvas”

    Brandi Disterheft has returned with her fourth album as a leader, entitled Blue Canvas. With veteran pianist Harold Mabern and drummer Joe Farnsworth in tow, the jazz bassist/vocalist goes deep on a mix of classic and original tunes. “Aside from an array of classic standards from Clifford Brown, Bobby Timmons, and Tadd Dameron, I chose... »

  • Mike Watt Releases Historic Live Album

    Mike Watt Releases Historic Live Album

    A special piece of history has been released with Mike Watt’s Ring Spiel Tour ’95 album. It was a special time for Watt, who was just beginning his solo work after years of working with The Minutemen and fIREHOSE. His first solo album, Ball-Hog or Tugboat? was released in February 1995, and he took the... »

  • Erik Scott Releases “In The Company Of Clouds”

    Erik Scott Releases “In The Company Of Clouds”

    Erik Scott has released his fourth solo album, In The Company of Clouds. The former Alice Cooper and Flo & Eddie bassist has expanded on his own personal style that mixes his past rock influences in with new age, jazz, and world styles. Scott weaves ambient soundscapes that highlight his sweet fretless bass as the... »

  • Bassbaba Sumon Releases “Soul Food (Part 1)”

    Bassbaba Sumon Releases “Soul Food (Part 1)”

    Bangladeshi bassist Bassbaba Sumon has released the first half of his debut solo bass album, entitled Soul Food (Part 1). The five-song instrumental album features culinary-inspired titles with heavy hitting guests including Felix Pastorius, Robert “Bubby” Lewis, Josh Cohen, Bob Franceschini, J.D. Blair, Mark Don and Erfan Nazezadeh. Utilizing only bass and drums, Soul Food... »

  • Mark Dresser Seven Releases “Sedimental You”

    Mark Dresser Seven Releases “Sedimental You”

    Bassist/composer Mark Dresser has released Sedimental You, an exploratory album that teeters between free jazz and chamber music for a refreshing musical ride. The seven-song collection features his septet including flutist Nicole Mitchell, clarinetist Marty Ehrlich, trombonist Michael Dessen, pianist Joshua White, drummer Jim Black, and violinist David Morales Boroff. Each member of the group... »

  • Burnt Belief, Featuring Colin Edwin, Release “Emergent”

    Burnt Belief, Featuring Colin Edwin, Release “Emergent”

    Bassist Colin Edwin and guitarist Jon Durant have teamed up once again under the name Burnt Belief to release Emergent, an album they say is inspired by the unspoken and hidden truths behind our daily reality. The experimental duo called upon their prog chops to create an ambient and hypnotically rhythmic experience. “One of the... »

  • Emily Zuzik and Tim Lefebvre Release “Angelenos”

    Emily Zuzik and Tim Lefebvre Release “Angelenos”

    Vocalist Emily Zuzik has teamed up with bassist Tim Lefebvre to release Angelenos. The six-song EP was created by the Los Angeles-based collective as a sort of homage to the city. Zuzik describes it as “the soundtrack for driving at night in Los Angeles.” The EP also features Gary Novak on drums with a host... »

  • Donny McCaslin Releases Beyond Now, Featuring Tim Lefebvre

    Donny McCaslin Releases Beyond Now, Featuring Tim Lefebvre

    The team of Donny McCaslin, Mark Guiliana, Jason Lindner and Tim Lefebvre is a force to be reckoned with. Their musical prowess and ability to seamlessly morph grooves is so strong that David Bowie chose them to be the band for his final album, Blackstar. Now McCaslin and crew have released Beyond Now, an album... »

  • Marco Panascia Teams with Dario Deidda for “Bass Duo Live” Album

    Marco Panascia Teams with Dario Deidda for “Bass Duo Live” Album

    Marco Panascia, an Italian-born bassist living in New York City for more than a decade, has recently released his debut album Bass Duo Live, featuring fellow bassist Dario Deidda. The album is compiled from a live bass duo performance in Italy in which Panascia plays upright with Deidda on electric. The new Bandcamp re-release contains... »