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Events

Billy Sheehan to Host ICMP Masterclass

The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) has announced that Billy Sheehan has signed on to lead an interactive bass masterclass. The event will be held on April 28th at the ICMP’s Kilburn facility in London. “Billy’s masterclasses are designed to be as inspirational as they are informative, teaching students how to improve their playing and develop their style,” said...

Events

Rotosound announces Dave Pybus & Billy Sheehan appearances for Musikmesse 2010

Bassists Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big) and Dave Pybus (Cradle of Filth) will be performing at the Rotosound stand during the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2010 event next month. Sheehan will perform at 2pm on Friday, March 26th and at 2pm on Saturday, March 27th. Pybus will perform at 3pm on Friday, March 26th and at 3pm on Saturday, March 27th. Rotosound will...

Events

Rotosound announces guest appearances at NAMM Show

String manufacturer Rotosound has announced a line-up of bassists who will be making appearances at their booth at NAMM 2010 on Saturday, the 16th of January. Five guests are scheduled for that day, including Duff McKagan of Guns & Roses/Velvet Revolver, James Lomenzo of Megadeth, Eva Gardener, who has been touring with Pink, Robbie Crane from Ratt, and the formidable...

Bass Videos

Mr. Big: Addicted To That Rush Live in Budokan 2009

As we previously covered, Mr. Big hit the road for a reunion tour this year. The original four members of Mr. Big joined forces again, including bassist Billy Sheehan, vocalist Eric Martin, guitarist Paul Gilbert and drummer Pat Torpey. A new DVD, Budokan: Reunion Tour 2009 is now out. Here’s a preview:

Bass Day Jam: Mr. P.C.
Bass Videos

Bass Day Jam: Mr. P.C.

Twelve years ago, bassists John Patitucci, Tony Levin, Oteil Burbridge, Billy Sheehan, Reggie Washington and Dave Pomeroy got together to perform John Coltrane’s “Mr. P.C.” Of course, Mr. P.C. is Mr. Paul Chambers, the bassist who performed and recorded with Coltrane and Miles Davis.

Sheet Music & Instruction

Billy Sheehan’s new instructional video: IMHO (In My Humble Opinion)

Billy Sheehan has released IMHO (In My Humble Opinion), a new DVD through Alfred Music Publishing. The DVD features Billy in his home studio, sharing answers to his most frequently asked questions from fans. Topics include practicing, playing by ear, working with a drummer, and staying in shape. Billy teaches many of his signature bass lines from 13 songs, including...

New Albums

Mr. Big: Raw Like Sushi 1 and 2 re-released

Mr. Big: Raw Like Sushi 1 and 2 re-released Mr. Big, featuring bassist Billy Sheehan, have re-released four albums on 2 CD sets, on the Wounded Bird label. Raw Like Sushi: Live/Take Cover includes hte 1994 release Raw Like Sushi-Live and the EP, Take Cover. Raw Like Sushi-Live!/Take Cover track list: Blame It on My Youth (Live) How Can You...

News

Win a Billy Sheehan Custom Bass

FYE is giving away a Yahama custom bass, signed by Billy Sheehan. The contest runs through June 8th. Enter at FYE’s web site.

Concerts & Tours, Events, New Albums

Billy Sheehan to host “Holy Cow!” release party at GIT

Billy Sheehan‘s new CD, Holy Cow! releases today, and to celebrate, Sheehan is holding a CD release party/performance at The Guitar Institute of Technology (GIT) on April 30th, at GIT in Hollywood, CA. The performance will take place at the Musicians Institute Amphitheatre and is open to the public. Doors open at 5:30pm and the show starts at 6:00pm. According...

Events, News

Billy Sheehan joins Rotosound for Musikmesse

Rotosound has just announced Billy Sheehan is making a guest appearance at their booth next month at the musical instrument trade fair, Musikmesse, in Frankfurt, Germany. Billy will meet fans and sign posters for three days, from April 2nd through the 4th. Billy is also promoting his new album, Holy Cow, releasing on April 14th.