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  • Bass played by Jaco Pastorius at auction

    A bass owned by classically trained bassist and concert promoter Rod Glaubman and played by Jaco Pastorius is being offered up at auction. We’re not sure we buy the whole story, but from what we’ve gathered, Jaco borrowed this bass frequently, and possibly modified it. As the story goes, Glaubman allowed some modifications, but stopped... »

  • Joseph Pernicano: Evolving Paths [new release]

    Jazz bassist and composer Joseph Pernicano has released his debut CD, Evolving Paths. Track list: 1. Evolving Paths 2. Journey from Tashkent 3. Longer to Shorter 4. Advice from a Friend 5. on the Spot 6. Down for the Count 7. Double Enigma Here’s a preview: Widgets Joseph is planning a tour of the... »

  • Bass Events Calendar for May, 2009

    Here’s one big event round up for all you bassists out there… NorCal Bassix Bass Day in Palo Cedro, CA May 2nd, 2009 from 12pm to 6pm The first annual Bass Day is taking place at Music Max in Palo Cedro, California and will feature bassists Stew McKinsey, Andres Cervantes, Craver, and a special performance... »

  • Les Claypool to perform at The Chance

    More Les Claypool tour news! Les is performing at The Chance Theater in Poughkeepsie, New York on July 11, along with his touring companions, O’Death. This tour is about promoting his latest album, “Of Fungi and Foe”, released on March, 17th. Tickets are $25.00 and go on sale on Friday at 10am at or... »

  • Marten Andersson announces new signature 8-string ESP bass

    Bassist Marten Andersson (Lizzy Borden, Starwood, George Lynch), has released photos of his new 8-string ESP bass. Marten is a long-time endorsee of ESP, and had a hand in creating the prototype for this new custom bass. “Working together with ESP, and based on my ideas and specs we have created a prototype of my... »

  • Flock of Seagulls bassist’s instruments stolen

    Frank Maudsley, bassist for 80’s band Flock of Seagulls, was left beside himself after his irreplaceable instruments were stolen from his house in West Derby, England. The total value of items stolen rounded off at £30,000 (over $38,000 US). It was very fortunate that Frank and his girlfriend, Pat, returned to their home a day... »

  • Gerald Veasley to perform at Cheyney University’s Art & Lecture Series

    Philadelphia-native Gerald Veasley, bassist for the Zawinul Syndicate, Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner and a long list of other notable musicians, will take the stage as part of Cheney University’s Art & Lecture Series, in his home town. Gerald was recently voted “Best Electric Bassist” by Jazziz readers. The event will take place at 7:30pm on... »

  • Christian McBride joins James Carter for Blue Note gig

    Sax man James Carter has put together quite a group to perform at the Blue Note in NY next month. The line up includes Christian McBride on bass, John Medeski on organ, Adam Rogers on guitar and Joey Baron on drums. The group will be recording a live album for Half Note Records during the... »

  • John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension Release “Live At Belgrade”

    John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension Release “Live At Belgrade”

    The first-ever full-length John McLaughlin concert is being released on DVD today (we know, hard to believe!) John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension, Live at Belgrade was filmed live last summer (2008) and features John McLaughlin along with Dominique di Piazza on bass, Gary Husband on keyboards and jungle kit, and Mark Mondesir on drums.... »

  • Giovanni Scarabel’s Collage Jam: Jaco’s “Reza”

    Giovanni Scarabel’s Collage Jam: Jaco’s “Reza”

    Today’s featured vid showcases the bass playing skills of Giovanni Scarabel and his band, Collage. They didn’t pick any easy tune to record either. The chose “Reza” by Jaco Pastorius. We think you’ll enjoy. »