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  • Flea to induct Metallica at Rock HOF 2009 event

    Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea will join Eminem, Jimmy Page, and Ronnie Wood to induct the 2009 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Flea will induct Metallica, Eminem will induct Run-D.M.C., Jimmy Page will induct ex-Yardbird bandmate Jeff Beck, and Ronnie Wood of the The Rolling Stones will induct Bobby Womack.... »

  • Alfred Music expands Ultimate Beginner Series for bass

    The Ultimate Beginner Series, a popular learning series from Alfred Music, has been expanded to include complete book and DVD packages. The series covers bass, acoustic guitar and drums. The bass series includes over three hours of DVD instruction covering rock and blues grooves, tapping, harmonics, slapping and equipment. For more information, check out »

  • P-Nut Interview at NAMM 2009

    P-Nut Interview at NAMM 2009

    311 bassist P-Nut was interviewed during NAMM 2009, talking basses and amps, stage volume, and why we play bass. Oh he, jams too. Enjoy! »

  • Acoustic Image announces new products

    For the last 12 months, Acoustic Image has been doing a lot of design work on their new line of products. The company has just announced their 2009 offerings, including the new 800W Coda+ and Corus+ combos and Ten2 combo/cabinet. The Ten2 will be available mid-year and pricing is not yet available. The Coda+ and... »

  • Michael Manring Tour Updates (Mar – Oct 2009)

    Michael Manring has released his latest tour schedule. We’ll be at the Jammin’ Java this Saturday (March 28th). If you’re also attending, please drop us a note! Solo performance Thu. Mar. 26 at 8PM The Stone: Avenue C at E 2nd St. in New York, NY 10009 Solo performance Sat. March 28 at 7PM Jammin’... »

  • 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... »