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New Albums

Mike Stern’s New Morning: The Paris Concert [new release]

A new DVD featuring the Mike Stern Band’s May 2008 performance at the New Morning club in Paris, France was released this week. Bassist Tom Kennedy performs along with Stern, drummer Dave Weckl, and tenor saxophonist Bob Franceschini. New Morning: The Paris Concert is filmed in high definition, contains 112 minutes of footage including the band’s performance, soundcheck clips, and...

Events

Golden Gate Bass Camp

The Golden Gate Bass Camp is celebrating its 14th year of bass camps in California this July, with 8 days of instruction and concerts at the Valley Center for the Performing Arts, Holy Names University in Oakland California. The Bass Camp, held from July 5 through 12th, features David Murray, Robert Hurst, Kristin Korb, Michael Manring, Mark Dresser, David Young,...

Marcus Miller: Teen Town
Bass Videos

Marcus Miller: Teen Town

Today’s video features Marcus Miller playing Jaco Pastorius’ “Teen Town”. Enjoy:

Bass Gear

Peavey now shipping VB-3 bass amp

Peavey first announced the VB-3 all-tube bass amp back in in January, at Winter NAMM ’09, for delivery in Q1, 2009. The amp is now shipping. The VB-810 cabinet, designed to match the VB-3, will be available in the next three months, according to the company. The VB-3 is a dual-channel amp, combining three 12AX7 and two 12AT7 pre-amp tubes...

News

Jacofest: Dennard’s tribute Jaco Pastorius

On March 13, drummer Kenwood Dennard held a tribute for his former band mate, Jaco Pastorius at the Regattabar in Boston, Massachusetts. The event featured twelve musicians playing from Jaco’s vast library of tunes. Dennard, who served as emcee, opened the performance by announcing, “I want to introduce you to Jaco’s spontaneous attitude,” and jumped into a drum riff to...

Amps

TC Electronic Announces RS410 Bass Cabinet

TC Electronic new RS410 bass cabinet is the latest addition to their line of cabinets, adding to the existing RH450 bass amp and RS lines of cabinets. The RS410 features four 10″ drivers plus a high-frequency driver, custom made by Eminence. The RS410 is an 8 Ohms and 600 W cabinet. Here’s a clip of bassist Steve Bailey demonstrating TC...

Beaver Creek Acoustic Bass Ukulele Video Review
Bass Videos

Beaver Creek Acoustic Bass Ukulele Video Review

We never knew how dangerous those extra long bass necks and gigantic bass amps were until we checked out this review of the Beaver Creek bass ukulele (or is it a travel bass? we’re confused). No matter, this video review is hilarious:

Bass Gear

New SICA bass speakers announced

CE Distribution has released Sica Speakers, a new line of bass speakers produced in the same factory as Jensen speakers. These replacement speakers are offered in three configurations: Premium Lite, Standard Lite and Classic. Premium Lite is the top of the line, made using neodymium magnets in 10, 12 and 15 inch aluminum frames. The Standard Lite also uses neodymium...

Player News

Metallica to reunite with Jason Newsted for HOF induction

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted will join the group when they perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction next month, according to guitarist Kirk Hammett. Fans can thank Blondie. Kind of. In a recent interview, Hammett recalled the night Blondie was inducted in 2006. Former band members Frank Infante and Nigel Harrison asked to perform with the...

Amps

Aguilar Introduces DB 751 Bass Amp

Aguilar Amplification has just announced the new DB 751 bass amp, the follow up to the DB 750. The new DB 751 features a new hybrid preamp and delivers 975 watts at 2 ohms and 750 watts at 5 ohms. Specs: Power Output: 975 watts @ 2 ohms, 750 watts @ 4 ohms Preamp Section: Three 12AX7s EQ Section: hybrid...