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Concerts & Tours

Bryan Beller tour update

Bryan Beller is “bringing the music and the message to as many people as possible” with a tour to support the release of Thanks In Advance. Here’s the latest: Saturday, March 7, 2009, 8pm the Bryan Beller Band (special Cleveland lineup!) at The Winchester 12112 Madison Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44107 Admission: $10 Also appearing: Doug Johns, Tony Pulizzi The Cleveland...

Miles Mosley: Voodoo Child
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Miles Mosley: Voodoo Child

It is fitting Miles Mosley chose to cover Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)”, since he’s doing a Hendrix-like re-invention of his instrument of choice: the upright bass. After all, it isn’t often you get an upright with wah wah, and distortion all at once. Enjoy:

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It’s Official: Victor Wooten Jumps to Hartke

We first caught this on the back of Bass Player magazine: “Please welcome, Mr. Victor Wooten”. Victor Wooten is the latest endorser of Hartke. Wooten used Hartke’s HyDrive cabinets and LH1000 amps during the SMV tour (with Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller), and is now using them on the Béla Fleck and Flecktones tour. Wooten explains: “There are plenty of...

Gig Announcements

Featured Bass Gigs

Owensboro, Kentucky: Metal/Thrash/Progressive band “Factory Damage” is seeking a bass player details | band site Oxnard, California: An unnamed band posted, “are you sick of playing METAL? Are you sick of the same ol’ cover tunes? Do you want to be in a truly original band with a bunch of cool people? We are looking for a BASS player who...

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A look at Larry Hartke’s “greatest unsigned bassists”

Hartke Systems founder Larry Hartke decided he wanted to find great, unsigned bass players from around the world, so he published his cell phone number with a call to action. Over 5,000 players responded by sending in their CDs and web sites to him, and he’s since selected three winners. Each will receive Hartke artist equipment endorsements and industry exposure....

New Albums

Christian McBride joins Mike Clark on “Blueprints of Jazz”

Drummer Mike Clark has released a new album in Talking House Records’s “Blueprints of Jazz” series. For “Vol. 1“, Clark enlisted Christian McBride for the standup bass role. Patrice Rushen joins on piano, Jed Levy on tenor sax, and Donald Harrison on alto sax. Track Listing: 1. In The House 2. Like That 3. 10th Ave. 1957 4. Past Lives...

Larry Graham: Funk Original
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Larry Graham: Funk Original

The original slap bassist Larry Graham shows how it is done in today’s featured video. Once you get the slapping part down, you can add the vocals. Woooo. I like that.

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Return To Forever: like they never even left

Jazz/rock fusion pioneers Return To Forever are back with an upcoming 2CD set and DVD. If the success of their 2008 USA and European tour is any indicator, the new album “Returns” will be well-received. Releasing on March 2nd, it will be the band’s first since 1979 with the original lineup of Stanley Clarke on bass, Chick Corea on keyboards,...

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RHCP extend study break

Flea continues to hit the books at the University of Southern California – Los Angeles, which is prompting the Red Hot Chili Peppers to consider taking another year of sabbatical. Or so they say. According to an ominous statement from drummer Chad Smith, there could be other factors involved. “You can’t force anybody to play who doesn’t want to. I’m...

Marcus Miller’s “Frankenstein” Groove
Bass Videos

Marcus Miller’s “Frankenstein” Groove

This is a favorite among the notreble team. Marcus Miller and company take Edgar Winter’s “Frankenstein” and really groove. The band includes Miller, Keith Anderson, Poogie Bell, Dean Brown, Bobby Sparks and Patches Stewart and was filmed during the 2005 Tokyo Jazz concert.