Xavier Foley has announced “The Solo Book”, which compiles all of the double bassist’s solo music into a PDF. That includes 30 pieces of music, but Foley explains the book will be updated and emailed to you every time he writes a new solo piece.
Derek Frank sent us the fifth and final video from his “Live at Palomino Sound” series, which was filmed on November 16th, 2020 at Palomino Sound in Los Angeles, California. Here’s the group performing “That’s What SHE Said”.
Prince’s highly anticipated posthumous release “Welcome 2 America” is finally available. Recorded in 2010, the album is the only studio collaboration with drummer Chris Coleman and bassist Tal Wilkenfeld.
Victor Wooten has been continuing his Bass and Nature camps this year in a virtual setting. He also dropped the bombshell that the event will bring S.M.V. – the bass hero trio of Wooten, Stanley Clarke, and Marcus Miller – back together.
Ernie Ball Music Man has unveiled a new collection of instruments in their Artist Series in collaboration with Tim Commerford. He’s been a StingRay player for most of his career, and the line includes four variations of EBMM’s flagship bass.
I’m always psyched when a new Ghost-Note video drops. This one premiered yesterday, with the band performing a live acoustic set for Sugarshack Sessions. Here’s the band, with MonoNeon on bass, performing “Swagism”.
Just days before the U.S. shut down last year, members of The Allman Brothers Band reunited as “The Brothers” to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary. A live album, “March 10, 2020 / Madison Square Garden / New York, NY” from the shows is now available.
No matter what he’s doing, it’s clear that Mike Leon shreds. The most recent evidence is with The Absence in the form of their fifth studio album, “Coffinized”. We caught up with the bassist to get the scoop.
Marcus Miller is back with another video, and this time he sits down with Mitch Gallagher at Sweetwater. Whenever I see a new Marcus video, I get excited. This video is no different.
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram has been leading the charge for the latest wave of blues musicians. After releasing his debut album in 2019, the guitarist has returned with a follow-up called “662”, with Tommy MacDonald and Glenn Worf on bass.
We’re sad to report that another icon of the electric bass has left us. ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill passed away in his sleep, the band stated on their website. He was 72 years old.
This week in The Brown’stone on No Treble, we’re talking about expression, articulation, and speed. Rich Brown gives us a couple of exercises that involve using hammer-ons and pull-offs.