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Adam Nitti Releases “Out of This World”
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Adam Nitti Releases “Out of This World”

Sometimes you get the feeling that really great bass players might be aliens, and that may be the case with Adam Nitti. He’s just released Not of This World, an album that features jazz, funk, blues and rock songs tied together by the bassist’s astronomical playing. While his playing is consistently on point, his focus was on the overall songs....

Adam Nitti: Not Of This World
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Adam Nitti: Not Of This World

Adam Nitti sent me this incredible video of him playing on the title track from his latest album, Not Of This World. “Not of this world” is as good a description as any for this. Be sure to check out the solo!

Ibanez Introduces ANB1006 Adam Nitti Signature Bass
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Ibanez Introduces ANB1006 Adam Nitti Signature Bass

After years of development, Ibanez has unveiled the ANB1006 Adam Nitti Signature Bass. The instrument, which Nitti helped to design, is hand-built by Ibanez’s Japanese master builders. “For me, this instrument represents the ideal balance of tone, playability, ergonomics, and extended range,” Nitti writes. “I love the wider 18mm string spacing and greater access to the highest frets; both features...

Michael Whittaker and the Bottom 40 Band: Workin’ Day and Night
Bass Videos

Michael Whittaker and the Bottom 40 Band: Workin’ Day and Night

The recent wave of reharmonized pop tunes has led to some really great music. Here’s keyboardist Michael Whittaker and the Bottom 40 Band – and featuring bassist Adam Nitti – performing an updated version of Michael Jackson’s “Workin Day and Night.” Nitti gets a huge tone to fill out the bottom end while syncing up with Whittaker for some unbelievable...

Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Gerald Veasley & Michael Manring: Come Together
Bass Videos

Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Gerald Veasley & Michael Manring: Come Together

One of the highlights of this year’s Gerald Veasley Bass Bootcamp was the Bass & The Beatles concert on Saturday night. The camp’s clinicians took the stage to perform their bass-focused takes on Beatles’ songs. The night closed with a pretty epic, special four-bass arrangement of “Come Together”. Bassists Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Gerald Veasley and Michael Manring combined to...

Adam Nitti: The Renaissance Man / Rebirth
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Adam Nitti: The Renaissance Man / Rebirth

Bassist Adam Nitti sent us this video of a live studio recording he did recently. The tune is “The Renaissance Man/Rebirth”, which appeared on Adam’s 2009 release, Liminal – an excellent album worth getting if you haven’t already. Things kick off with some excellent drums by Marcus Finnie and Adam’s bass, followed by the rest of the band which includes...

Tom Hemby Band, Featuring Adam Nitti: “Greasy G”
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Tom Hemby Band, Featuring Adam Nitti: “Greasy G”

Adam Nitti recently shared this video on his Facebook page from a concert with the Tom Hemby Band at Nashville’s Third & Lindsley. Nitti and drummer Keith Carlock add all the grease to the tune with a laid back yet compelling groove. The rest of the band is filled out by guitarist Hemby, saxophonist Mark Douthit and keyboardist Michael Whittaker.

Bernhard Lackner Releases “Stories From Home”
New Albums

Bernhard Lackner Releases “Stories From Home”

Bernhard Lackner has released his third album, Stories from Home. The Austrian-born bassist explains the album came to him after getting song ideas while visiting his native country. Besides a wealth of musical talent on the release, including Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Jeff Coffin and Derico Watson, the album was co-produced by fellow Nashville bass ace Adam Nitti. Lackner flew...

An Interview with Adam Nitti
Interviews

An Interview with Adam Nitti

Rounding out our interviews from the Gerald Veasley Bass Boot Camp is our conversation with Adam Nitti. Based in Nashville, the bassist and educator has run the gamut of the music industry, from session work to touring to producing to teaching and more. His credits include working with artists like the Dave Weckl Band, Steven Curtis Chapman, Susan Tedeschi, Mandisa,...

BassBreak Live! 2011 to Feature Adam Nitti, Ace Livingston, Bryan Beller, Terrance Palmer and David Dyson
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BassBreak Live! 2011 to Feature Adam Nitti, Ace Livingston, Bryan Beller, Terrance Palmer and David Dyson

JaMuzic New York is presenting BassBreak Live! this year on May 14th in Falls Church, Virginia. The event is a day of bass-centric activities including performances, clinics and giveaways. Instructors include Adam Nitti, Ace Livingston, Bryan Beller, Terrance Palmer, and David Dyson, who will all give lectures between one and two hours. Pavel de la Fuente of Pavel Musical Instruments...

Adam Nitti Opens Nashville Music Academy
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Adam Nitti Opens Nashville Music Academy

Bassist Adam Nitti has opened MusicDojo Nashville, a new bass guitar academy which expands on the virtual music school Nitti co-founded in 2003, MusicDojo.com. The Nashville-based school is designed to offer more a personalized experience. In addition to his work as a bassist, composer and frontman for his own projects, Nitti is an active educator. The school offers private, group...

Gerald Veasley’s 2011 Bass BootCamp Adds Rhonda Smith
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Gerald Veasley’s 2011 Bass BootCamp Adds Rhonda Smith

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Gerald Veasley‘s popular Bass Boot Camp, and the bassist has just announced that Rhonda Smith will be joining the instructor line up. In addition to Veasley and Smith, the 2011 camp instructors include Adam Nitti, Jimmy Haslip, Anthony Wellington, David Dyson, Bryan Beller and Richard Waller. The camp runs from March 25 through...