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  • Yes Announces 50th Anniversary Tour

    Yes Announces 50th Anniversary Tour

    Yes will be back on the road in 2018 to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The legendary prog-rock outfit, which was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last year, will feature the lineup of Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, Jon Davison, and bassist Billy Sherwood. Sherwood, of course, was personally chosen by... »

  • Anthony Wellington Announces Bassology At Sea

    Anthony Wellington Announces Bassology At Sea

    Renowned bass educator Anthony Wellington has announced Bassology At Sea, a six-day cruise that will be both a vacation and an education. The cruise will depart from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on November 10th and return November 15th. “This camp will be open to all electric bassists. It’ll also be open to other musicians who want... »

  • Spirit Fingers, featuring Hadrien Feraud, Releases Debut Album

    Spirit Fingers, featuring Hadrien Feraud, Releases Debut Album

    The amazing bass playing of Hadrien Feraud is featured on the debut album from Spirit Fingers, a jazz supergroup led by pianist Greg Spero and filled out by drummer Mike Mitchell and guitarist Dario Chiazzolino. The band’s unique and intense sound is forged by Feraud’s bass. “Hadrien’s technical and harmonic capabilities are beyond any other... »

  • Victor Wooten Announces Fun & Funk Xplosion Tour with Sinbad

    Victor Wooten Announces Fun & Funk Xplosion Tour with Sinbad

    Bass master Victor Wooten has announced the Fun & Funk Xplosion tour. The outing promises to be a good time as Wooten will be joined by his brother Regi on guitar, his brother Roy (aka Future Man) on percussion, saxophonist Bob Franceschini, and comedy legend Sinbad. The comedian is also an avid funk lover and... »

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  • Mike Jones and Penn Jillette Release “The Show Before The Show”

    Mike Jones and Penn Jillette Release “The Show Before The Show”

    You probably recognize Penn Jillette as one half of the comedy and magic duo Penn and Teller. What you may not know is that Jillette is an avid jazz bassist. You can hear his work on the new album The Show Before The Show alongside pianist Mike Jones. “For the past 16 years those who... »

  • Casey Abrams Releases “Put A Spell On You”

    Casey Abrams Releases “Put A Spell On You”

    Casey Abrams has returned with Put A Spell On You, a 13-song album that ranges from originals to covers and jazz standards. The singer/bassist, who famously competed on American Idol, lays it down on the double bass while belting out lyrics. The album was recorded as part of Chesky Records’ Binaural+ series and as such... »

  • Thundercat’s “Drunk” Remixed to Create “Drank”

    Thundercat’s “Drunk” Remixed to Create “Drank”

    Thundercat’s 2017 release, Drunk, was a groundbreaking, genre-bending album that featured tons of guest artists from Kendrick Lamar to Michael McDonald. Now the bassist has released Drank, a “chopped ‘n’ screwed” remix by DJ Candlestick and OG Ron C. The remix style, which originates from Houston, slows the tempo and skips beats for a syrupy,... »

  • Nicole Row Joins Panic! At The Disco

    Nicole Row Joins Panic! At The Disco

    Earlier this year we reported that longtime bassist Dallon Weekes left the ranks of Panic! At The Disco. The band is back in action again with a new bass player: Nicole Row. Row made her debut with the band on March 19th at a secret show in Cleveland. Row is no new-comer to the music... »

  • Alice in Chains Gear Up For Massive World Tour

    Alice in Chains Gear Up For Massive World Tour

    Alice in Chains is getting ready to head out on a huge world tour. Anchored by Mike Inez, the band will be hitting the road starting April 28th at the House of Blues in Boston, Massachusetts and covering part of the U.S. through May. They’ll be heading overseas for June and July, only to return... »

  • Meshell Ndegeocello Covers Her Influences On “Ventriloquism”

    Meshell Ndegeocello Covers Her Influences On “Ventriloquism”

    Meshell Ndegeocello’s style is so singular that she owns every song she performs. That includes the tracks on her latest album, Ventriloquism, which features eleven covers that pay tribute to her diverse influences. “Early on in my career, I was told to make the same kind of album again and again, and when I didn’t... »