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  • Carbon Leaf: New album, new bassist, new tour

    Carbon Leaf will release their eighth studio, “Nothing Rhymes with Woman“, on May 19th. The album debuts the band’s new bassist, Jon Markel, who replaced bassist Jordan Medas in October, 2008. Medas had left the band in August on good terms to pursue a career in teaching. The band will also be touring this summer,... »

  • No Treble Sticker Giveaway

    No Treble Sticker Giveaway

    We just had a bunch of no treble stickers made up, and we’re giving them away! All you need to do is send a self-addressed stamped envelope to this address: No Treble Sticker P.O. Box 321 Winchester, VA 22604-0321 Be sure to include postage or we won’t be able to mail them! If you live... »

  • Ray Riendeau announces Art of Improvising Clinic

    Ray Riendeau is holding a bass clinic on June 13, 2009, at Mojos Music Academy in Longmont, Colorado. The clinic will focus on techniques and approaches to improvising solos and bass lines. Admission is $25. For more details, call (303) 776-3373. Mojos Music Academy is located at 230 Primrose Court, Longmont, CO 80501. Ray will... »

  • Beyond Bass Camp with Steve Lawson

    Solo bassist and bass instructor Steve Lawson has announced Beyond Bass Camp, a one-day workshop for bass players he’ll be leading each month, starting on June 20th in London. The events will be held on the third Saturday of each month, and the cost is £70 per person and includes lunch and coffee/tea. If you... »

  • NorCal Bassix Bass Day review

    [Editor’s note: Wade Craver and sent us this nice piece following his NorCal Bassix First Annual Bass Day event on May 2nd. We donated some notreble t-shirts, stickers and postcards for the event.] NorCal Bassix – Bass Day, what an event! No one left this venue dissatisfied. In addition to their new expansion, the new... »

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  • Les Claypool tour update

    Here’s the latest and greatest tour information for Les Claypool May 23: Summer Camp Festival in Chilicothe, IL May 24: Hookahville Festival in Thornville, OH May 26: Neighborhood Theater with O’Death in Charlotte, NC May 27: Orange Peel with O’Death in Asheville, NC May 28: Shoreline Ballroom with O’Death Hilton Head, SC May 30: Pompano... »

  • Dave Holland summer tour dates announced

    The Dave Holland Quintet will be touring Europe this May. Dave Holland will be performing with other acts and in numerous jazz festivals this summer as well. Dave Holland Quintet May 10: Bahnhof in Friedrichshafen, Germany May 12: Auditorium Canneti in Venice, Italy May 14: Center Cuulturel Bergerac in Bergerac, France May 15: Pole Culturel... »

  • Rush bass tabs book released

    Alfred Publishing has released Rush Deluxe Bass Tab Collection, including 22 tabs from Rush’s 30+ year library. Bass tabs for songs from Rush’s first album through Snakes & Arrows are included: Working Man Fly by Night Closer to the Heart The Trees YYZ The Spirit of Radio Red Barchetta Limelight Tom Sawyer Freewill New World... »

  • John Patitucci solo release and tour announced

    John Patitucci’s newest solo album, Remembrance, will be released on August 4th. In addition to keeping August 4th in mind, keep these other important dates in mind: Saturday, May 9 Workshop and Concert The Kimmel Center Philadelphia PA, USA Thursday, May 21 and Saturday, May 23 at 8:00pm Scorched with John Scofield, Peter Erskine and... »

  • Charlie Haden Summer Dates

    This summer, Charlie Haden will be performing a great number of international venues, including the Vitoria Jazz Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival. June 2009 Dates to be announced July 5-6, 2009 Massey Hall, Toronto Charlie Haden & Ethan Iverson Duo July 8, 2009 Montreal Jazz Festival/ Charlie Haden Family & Friends July 11, 2009... »