Brazilian bass great Arthur Maia has passed away after suffering a heart attack. He was 56 years old.
Janek Gwizdala has published a new instructional book for bassists looking to expand their ability to speak on the instrument. "Jazz Vocabulary for Electric Bass: ii-V-I" is designed to build your technique and train your ear while learning the language of jazz.
Get yourself right and get ready to groove. The Get Right Band has a new album, "Live in Asheville," coming in January, and they shared this video for the song “Heart or Bones” with us. The laid-back, funky jam is glued together by bassist Jesse Gentry, who lays down a fat, simple bass line.
Two years after Seal the Deal & Let’s Boogie, Volbeat has released a live album and concert film from a record-breaking night in Copenhagen. "Let’s Boogie! Live from Telia Parken" captures their 2017 concert at the Telia Parken Stadium that sold 48,250 tickets.
Meet Jill Avilez, a.k.a. Mizz Absurd, a bassist from Las Vegas who found her style after ditching the guitar and focusing on combining bass and singing in what she describes as “Soul Scat Slap Solo Bass.” Jill is this week’s No Treble reader in the spotlight. Here’s her story…
Mesa/Boogie has expanded on their Subway series of bass amplification with the Subway WD-800 head, three new cabinets, and the new Subway+ DI preamp pedal. The products are built in their Petaluma, California shop. The WD-800 is an 800-watt head that brings together a two-stage tube preamp with a powerful class-D power section.
Cody Wright shared this solo bass performance of “Nightingale”, with some stunning improv. The result is a combination of incredible musicianship and skill.
Today is a good day. Tal Wilkenfeld has released the official version of her song, “Under The Sun,” from her upcoming album of the same name. The bassist, who has worked with everyone from Jeff Beck to Herbie Hancock, has been performing the song live for several years.
The metal titans in Slayer have announced a new round of concerts as part of their farewell tour. The new North American leg will be the tour’s fifth leg overall since they announced the world tour in January.
JanAid Guitars crafts beautiful basses that sound as gorgeous as they look. That includes this instrument called The Evergreen, which was built for Victor Wooten’s Wooten Woods Camp.
I always love getting emails from this bassist Panagiotis Andreou. This time he shared the killer video for the Now Vs Now song, “Dichotomy,” which sounds like the soundtrack to an intense dream.
Bassist/vocalist CJ Ramone has gotten into the spirit of the season by releasing a new two-song EP called Christmas Lullaby. Available digitally or on vinyl, the album includes the title track plus a cover of The Kink’s “Father Christmas.”