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New Albums

Jazz Life: the Very Best of Chris Minh Doky

File this one under an album we missed when it released, but wish we didn’t. Chris Minh Doky released a double album “A Jazz Life” in November 2008. As Chris describes the release, “This is my compilation album, which actually is a double album. One CD contains my favorite vocal tracks (and a brand new one!) and the other CD...

Bass Gear

Rotosound announces new Nexus Bass strings

A new line of Rotosound Nexus Bass (Black Polymer Coated) strings will hit the shelves in March, 2009. The strings will be available in two popular guages: The NXB40 package will include 40, 60, 80 and 100 The NXB45 package will include 40, 65, 85, 105 Plus a single low B (130 guage). The strings are wrapped in a smooth...

New Albums

Billy Sheehan releasing third solo album

Billy Sheehan is releasing “Holy Cow!”, his third solo album in March in the U.S. The album is already available in Japan. The album was recorded in Sheehan’s home studio and features guest performances by Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, Doug Pinnick of King’s X, Paul Gilbert of Mr. Big & Racer X, and Tony MacAlpine (on classical piano). Here’s...

Concerts & Tours

Ron Carter performing in NYC with Helen Sung

Rubin Museum of Art in New York City is hosting a performance with bass legend Ron Carter and pianist Helen Sung on February 6th, 2009 at 7pm. The performance is part of the museum’s 2009 Winter/Spring Harlem in the Himalayas Series. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

Events

Aguilar Continues Master Class Series with Gerald Veasley

Gerald Veasley is leading the next in Aguilar Amplification’s ongoing Artist Series Master Classes series. Veasley’s clinic, “Improvisation for Everybody”, will cover the concepts of soloing. The event is free to the public at Aguilar’s showroom in New York. Aguilar will also provide a factory tour and offer the chance to try out their products. Event details: Saturday, March 7,...

Concerts & Tours

Michael Manring updates tour dates

Michael Manring‘s tour continues. Check out his latest schedule: Manring/Kassin/Darter Sat. Jan. 31 at 8:15pm Noe Valley Music Series in San Francisco, CA (415-454-5238) Project M Mon. Feb. 16 at 10pm Elysium Arts Folk Club in Rollinsford, NH Project M Tue. Feb. 17 at 1pm Cafe 939 New Brew (lunch time series) Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA Project...

One String Fretless Bass?
Bass Videos

One String Fretless Bass?

Okay, this is about the craziest thing we’ve seen all day, thanks to a link from Angela. Check out this guy and his one-string bass. Hey, it is probably pretty cheap to maintain.

Bass Gear

TC Looking for “Test-Pilots” of New RebelHead450 Bass Head

After decades of producing revolutionary music electronics, TC Electronic debuted its entry into the bass amp market at the 2009 NAMM show in Los Angeles. Says Uffe Kjems Hansen, head of TC Electronics’ instrument amp section, and bass player since the early 80s: “I’ve always loved bass so much, so when opportunity knocked and we got a chance to do...

Player News

Pavement’s Mark Ibold to appear on Sonic Youth album

Former Pavement member Mark Ibold has been playing with Sonic Youth since the “Rather Ripped” tour, and he’s set to appear on their upcoming album, in a song with the working title “That’s What We Know.” The sixteenth SA album is being produced by John Agnello, who also produced Rather Ripped. Pavement debuted in 1989, and continued playing through the...

Concerts & Tours

Tal Wilkenfeld tour update (Australia)

Tal Wilkenfeld is currently on tour with Jeff Beck, with upcoming dates in Australia. Jan 26th & 27th, 2009 at 8pm: the Palais Theatre in Melbourne, Victoria Jan 29th, 2009 at 8pm: Brisbane Convention Centre in Brisbane, Queensland Jan 30th, 2009 & 31st at 8pm: Enmore Theatre in Sydney, New South Wales Jan 31st & Feb 1st, 2009 at 8pm:...