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Bass Gear

Ibanez goes pro with the Promethean Pro bass amp

Ibanez Electronics demoed their new Promethean Pro bass amp line at Winter NAMM 2009 with the help of bassist Rufus Philpot. The new amps will once again be on display for their unveiling at Summer NAMM in Nashville, this July. The P5110 Promethean Combo includes a 10″ woofer and detachable 250 watt head and lists for $933.32. The P500H 250-watt...

New Albums

Adam Nitti: Liminal [new release]

Bassist, producer and music educator Adam Nitti has just released his fourth album, Liminal, a collection of jazz, funk, R&B, rock and blues tunes written, arranged and produced by Nitti. Nitti’s supporting cast includes Marco Sfogli and Tom Quayle on guitar, Alex Argento on keys, and Marco Minnemann on drums. Other musicians making appearances include Jeff Coffin on tenor sax,...

News

Stevie Wonder live with Reggie McBride: 1974 sound board

Stevie Wonder’s live board recording from a 1974 performance in London has found its way online, featuring the smoking bass lines of Reggie McBride. We’ll let the music do the talking: check out Aquarium Drunkard’s post. Big tip of the hat to Brian Fox at Bass Player.

Victor Wooten Improvs “Yesterday”
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten Improvs “Yesterday”

Bassist James Ross sends us this video of him hanging out with Victor Wooten doing some improv to The Beatles’ “Yesterday” during rehearsal at The Pageant in St. Louis. Nice.

Concerts & Tours, News

SMV to tour again

We’ve been hearing rumors about a new tour by Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten, collectively known as S.M.V. Looks like it is the real deal, as the 17th Annual Capital Jazz Festival in Columbia, MD has announced the group will be performing during the upcoming 3 day festival, June 5-7. Here’s a great video featuring the three in...

Player News

Dr. Stanley Clarke

Musicians Institute in Los Angeles awarded Stanley Clarke an honorary Doctor of Music degree during MI’s commencement ceremony on March 21st. Beth Marlis, VP of Education for MI, shares “Stanley Clarke embodies the true value of education and the duty of an artist to mentor and give back to the next generation. He has selflessly and generously created opportunities for...

Bass Gear

Kustom introduces new Deep End tube amp line

Kustom has just announced their newest series of bass heads, combos and cabinets. Deep End is a hybrid tube amp, featuring a 12AX7 preamp with a Tube Gain control. Combos are available in 50-, 100- and 200-watt models. A 300-watt head and four speaker cabinet configuration is also available. “Kustom originally made its mark with bass amps back in the...

New Albums

Victor Little: Inner Portrait [new release]

For over twenty years, Victor Little has been a go-to session and touring bassist Patti Austin, Billy Preston, Angela Bofill, Charlie Musselwhite, Mickey Hart, and Booker T. Jones. Now Little is about to release his first ever solo CD, Inner Portrait. The CD features an impressive supporting cast, including drummers Dennis Chambers and Thomas Pridgen, and keyboardist Ruslan Sirota. “I’m...

Bass Gear

New AXL bass: the Marquee Capricorn

AXL Guitars just announced their new bass, the AXL Marquee Capricorn, will be available this summer. The new bass features an offset Alder body with a 34″ scale maple neck with rosewood fretboard, and two single-coil Alnico pickups (designed by EMG). Finishes include classic black, Olympic white, Lake Placid blue, electric red, sunburst and natural. The Marquee Capricorn (model AJ-800)...

Events

NorCal Bass Day to feature Michael Manring

Bassist Wade Craver is starting a new bass event in northern California, and he’s starting it off with a bang. 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 by Michael Manring. The event runs from 12 to 6pm on May...