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Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns March 18-20
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Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns March 18-20

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp is back in Philadelphia again this year from March 18th through the 20th. Led by Veasley, the camp three-day camp includes workshops, lessons, masterclasses, and performances by world class bass players to teach bassists of all levels. This year’s workshop instructors include Gail Ann Dorsey, Andrew Gouché, Tony Grey, Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Rob Smith...

The Bottom 40: Firework
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The Bottom 40: Firework

Adam Nitti sent me this video saying, “[Here’s] another project i’m involved with, called ‘The Bottom 40’. kind of on the Dirty Loops tip, but in a different style. (I even snuck in a sweep lick, LOL….) This band has been creating some heavy momentum online lately…” The tune is Katy Perry’s “Firework”, and also features Michael Whittaker on keys,...

Adam Nitti & Friends: Butterfly
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Adam Nitti & Friends: Butterfly

Adam Nitti sent us a great video of his band performing Herbie Hancock’s “Butterfly” at the Blue Canoe in Tupelo, MS in July. The song of course is awesome. The band is tight. And Adam throws in some seriously incredible solos. Enjoy.

BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video
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BassTheWorld: 29 Bassists in 1 Video

The internet is a wonderful thing. Gregor Fris from BasstheWorld.com put together this epic bass jam with 29 bassists from all over the world for a stunning display of the instrument’s diversity. The bassists in order of appearance are Federico Malaman, Lars Lehmann, Trip Wamsley, Or Lubianiker, Hyunmo Kim (aka “hjfreaks”), Ralf Gauck, Zander Zon, Nathan Navarro, Miki Santamaria, Nik...

Adam Nitti Releases “Out of This World”
New Albums

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
Basses

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
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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
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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...