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  • Felix Pastorius and The Heavy Pets: Nautilus

    Felix Pastorius and The Heavy Pets: Nautilus

    Today’s featured video kicks off the week just right. Felix Pastorius and his band, The Heavy Pets, performs “Nautilus” in front of a live audience at the Maple Leaf in New Orleans, LA. The band is joined by Flecktones sax man, Jeff Coffin, which only adds to the greatness. »

  • Bryan Beller announces bass clinics

    Bassist Bryan Beller is gearing up for a few bass education appearances starting later this month. The first is The Gerald Veasley Bass Boot Camp, a three day, retreat-style event in Reading, Pennsylvania. Other instructors will include Victor Wooten, Andrew Gouche, T.M. Stevens, Anthony Wellington, Adam Nitti, and David Dyson. Veasley’s camp will be at... »

  • Brian Bromberg: I Got Rhythm

    Brian Bromberg: I Got Rhythm

    Our good friend Caleb (a piano player, but still cool), recommended today’s featured video, Brian Bromberg playing “I Got Rhythm” with Akira Jimbo and Otmaro Ruiz. Be sure to check out the solo! »

  • Obbligato debuts first Turnstyle analog bass modeling system

    Obbligato, Inc. has released their first custom shop Turnstyle system, an analog bass modeling device for Fender Jazz and other similar basses. The system utilizes the bass’s existing magnetic pickups and a rotary switch to switch between six tones. The Turnstyle product is designed as a low cost alternative to digital processors and can be... »

  • Wharton Music Center presents Ben Wolfe

    Jazz bassist and Juilliard School faculty member Ben Wolfe is performing Saturday, March 28, 2009 as part of the Wharton Music Center’s Library Concert Series in Gillette, New Jersey. Wolfe spent five years with Harry Connick, Jr., as musical director on the band’s world tours, followed by a member of the Wynton Marsalis Septet and... »

  • Deftones launch fundraiser for Chi Cheng

    Deftones bassist Chi Cheng remains in a coma following his automobile accident on November 4, 2008. Now Chi’s family and friends are doing a fundraiser to help out with Chi’s medical bills. All donations are made via Paypal, directly to Chi’s mother Jeanne Cheng. Check out One Love for Chi to learn more and make... »

  • Stanley Clarke records new acoustic trio album

    JazzTimes is reporting that Stanley Clarke is releasing his first-ever acoustic jazz trio recording. The trio consists of Clarke, Hiromi Uehara on piano and fellow Return To Forever member Lenny White on drums. The album, Jazz in the Garden is set to release May 12th by Heads Up International, and is available for pre-order now.... »

  • Michael Manring: Helios

    Michael Manring: Helios

    We’re a week away from seeing Michael Manring live, and so we’ve decided to get ready with a few Youtube videos. Here’s Michael playing “Helios”, from his album Soliloquy on his Hyperbass: »

  • Marshall Amps shipping newest MB Series bass amplifiers

    Marshall Amplification’s newest additions to their MB Series bass amps are now shipping. Eight new models were added, including four combos, one head and three extension cabinets, in addition to the existing MB15 and MB30 models. Specific models: MB60 60-Watt, hybrid 1×12″ combo MB150 150-Watt, hybrid 1×15″ combo MB450H 450-Watt, hybrid head MB4210 450-Watt, hybrid... »

  • Mark Hoppus tweets tour updates

    Mark Hoppus is generating quite the buzz these days on Twitter, especially when it comes to news of the upcoming Blink-182 tour. MTV ran a story about the tweet, reporting that “the band’s bassist has been Twittering his fingers off over the past two days, giving frequent updates on the status of the group’s meetings... »