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Bass Gear

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 Corus+ models will be available...

Concerts & Tours

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’ Java: 227 Maple Ave E,...

Felix Pastorius and The Heavy Pets: Nautilus
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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.

Events

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 The Reading Crowne Hotel, 1741...

Brian Bromberg: I Got Rhythm
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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!

Bass Gear

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 installed with basic soldering skills...

Concerts & Tours

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 on to performing with Diana...

Player News

Deftones launch fundraiser for Chi Cheng

Deftones bassist Chi Cheng remains in a coma following his automobile accident on November 4, 2008. Now Chi’s family and friends are doing a fundraiser to help out with Chi’s medical bills. All donations are made via Paypal, directly to Chi’s mother Jeanne Cheng. Check out One Love for Chi to learn more and make a donation. The goal is...

New Albums

Stanley Clarke records new acoustic trio album

JazzTimes is reporting that Stanley Clarke is releasing his first-ever acoustic jazz trio recording. The trio consists of Clarke, Hiromi Uehara on piano and fellow Return To Forever member Lenny White on drums. The album, Jazz in the Garden is set to release May 12th by Heads Up International, and is available for pre-order now. Clarke shares his thoughts behind...

Michael Manring: Helios
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Michael Manring: Helios

We’re a week away from seeing Michael Manring live, and so we’ve decided to get ready with a few Youtube videos. Here’s Michael playing “Helios”, from his album Soliloquy on his Hyperbass: