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  • King Bass NAMM Jam

    King Bass NAMM Jam

    The videos are starting to show up for Winter NAMM. Here’s a fun jam from the King Bass booth. »

  • Line 6 Announces New Pro Bass Pod

    Line 6, Inc. announced Bass Floor POD, the latest addition to the POD line of products. Bass Floor POD can be used as a front-end multi-effects/tone pedal for an amp, a direct to PA and recording solution, or with headphones. “For the bass player, having professional bass tone usually requires a lot of extremely heavy,... »

  • 11 String Madness

    11 String Madness

    And I was worried about moving to five… »

  • New Jaco Release

    Jaco Pastorius: The Early Years Recordings is out. Dubbed as “The Prequel To Jaco’s Solo Debut”, this new release is the music-only version of the 2002 Portrait of Jaco box set, featuring recently discovered early years recordings and compositions of the late, great bass player. The Early Years Recordings is available at CDbaby. »

  • Stanley Clarke Joins Heads Up

    Legendary bassist Stanley Clarke has joined Heads Up International to pursue various audio and video opportunities. Clarke joins a roster including Mike Stern, the Jaco Pastorius Word of Mouth Big Band, Walter Beasley and the Yellowjackets. Cleveland-based Heads Up, which is a division of Telarc, plans to produce and release Clarke’s albums and videos over... »

  • Legendary bassist Walter Booker passes

    Jazz bassist Walter Booker died at his Manhattan, New York home on Friday. He was 72. The double bass legend performed with a number of jazz greats and mentored young musicians at his Boogie Woogie Studio in New York City. He began his music career after leaving the US Army and joined a quintet which... »

  • deMania Trio releases debut, featuring Michael Manring

    Acoustic guitarist Alex de Grassi, bassist Michael Manring and percussionist Chris Garcia (of Zappa alum group The Grandmothers fame) have released their debut album. With influences from India to Appalachia to Latin America and the Blues, this trio fuses new sounds together with their original compositions and unlikely arrangements. Track listing: This Side Up (Alex... »

  • IIB This Month

    Cliff Engel’s Institute of Bass has a lot in store this month, including an exclusive interview with Bass Central’s Beaver Felton, an advanced slap bass lesson by Ray Riendeau, some great new bass tips of the week, and the monthly contest giveaway. »

  • Mingus dynasty lives on with new releases

    Sue Mingus, the widow of bassist Charles Mingus, in her effort to maintain her late husband’s legacy has written a book and simultaneously released two new live discs on her new label. »

  • Stanley Clarke awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

    Jazz News reports legendary bassist Stanley Clarke was presented with this year’s Bass Player Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award. »