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Lineup Announced for Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival
Concerts & Tours

Lineup Announced for Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival

It’s been fifty years since the world’s most important music festival occurred, and it’s going to happen again this August. The Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair has announced its lineup for the weekend of August 16th, 17th, and 18th with over 80 performances.

Classic Santana Lineup Regroups for “Santana IV”
New Albums

Classic Santana Lineup Regroups for “Santana IV”

The majority of the classic Santana III lineup of guitarist Carlos Santana’s eponymous band, Santana, has reunited to record together for the first time in 45 years on Santana IV. Sadly, the new record could not include Santana III bassist David Brown, who died in 2000. Instead, current Santana bassist Benny Rietveld (Sheila E., Miles Davis) holds down the low...

Miles Davis and Great Bassists: The Warner Bros. Years, Remastered
New Albums

Miles Davis and Great Bassists: The Warner Bros. Years, Remastered

Lovers of the Warner Bros. era of jazz trumpeter/composer Miles Davis’ career, which began in the mid-1980s, can delight in a definitive 8-CD box set called The Last Word – The Warner Bros. Years. The of remastered music covers the Tutu, Amandla and Doo-Bop albums, and the Dingo and Siesta soundtracks. The set also includes a 1986 Miles Davis Octet...

Events

Canadian Rockies Bass Bash announced

The Canadian Rockies Bass Bash, a clinic and jam session with some of the leading bassists from around the world, has been scheduled April 10, 2010, in Calgary, Alberta. The clinic is featuring artists such as Benny Rietveld, Adam Nitti, Scott Nickless, Sheldon Dingwall (of Dingwall Guitars), and Hansford Rowe. There are scheduled clinics with each visiting artist, as well...