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

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...

An Interview with Bryan Beller
Interviews

An Interview with Bryan Beller

Bryan Beller is a difficult bassist to classify. A quick check of the list of projects finds him spanning all sorts of genres, all sorts of gigs, and a healthy travel itinerary. Perhaps best known now for his work on Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse show as the bassist for Dethklok, Bryan has a strong foot in rock, jazz (or as Bryan...

Bryan Beller Releases “Wednesday Night Live”
New Albums

Bryan Beller Releases “Wednesday Night Live”

Bryan Beller has just released his first solo live album, Wednesday Night Live, recorded during his band’s September 15, 2010 performance at the Baked Potato in Los Angeles. Beller’s band included guitarists Rick Musallam and Griff Peters, Mike Keneally on keyboard and guitar and Joe Travers on drums. In prepping for the recording, Beller wanted to make sure the song...

Gerald Veasley’s 2011 Bass BootCamp Adds Rhonda Smith
Events

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...

Kira Small and Bryan Beller: I Ain’t Never
Bass Videos

Kira Small and Bryan Beller: I Ain’t Never

Talk about diversity! Bryan Beller plays bass for the cartoon band Dethklok, but when he’s not melting faces he hits the road with wife Kira Small to play house shows. This particular performance was recorded for the program “The Smoking Lounge” at the Magnolia Avenue KDHX studio in St. Louis, MO.

Dethklok: Bass Anthology
Sheet Music & Instruction

Dethklok: Bass Anthology

Alfred Music Publishing and Cartoon Network Enterprises have teamed up to release a new bass transcription book featuring the songs of Dethklok, the animated metal band from Adult Swim’s “Metalocalypse” TV series. Dethklok: Bass Anthology includes 14 tunes from the The Dethalbum and Dethalbum II, selected by Bryan Beller, Dethklok’s live performance bassist. Bonus materials include “The Duncan Hills Coffee...

Bryan Beller Wows Students at Virginia Bass Forum
Events

Bryan Beller Wows Students at Virginia Bass Forum

The Virginia Bass Forum saw the return of the multi-talented bassist Bryan Beller to Forte Music Studios in June. Participants who attended Bryan’s first Bass Forum clinic in August 2009 learned the value of being a versatile bass player. The Forum, now in its second year of events, is a monthly gathering for bassists featuring either bass clinics, performances, or...

New Albums

Steve Vai: Where the Other Wild Things Are, with Bryan Beller

Steve Vai has released Where the Other Wild Things Are, the official companion CD to the Live in Minneapolis: Where the Wild Things Are (see our previous coverage). “Other” features 12 tracks from the 2007 String Theories tour that didn’t appear on the first CD. Vai is joined by Bryan Beller on bass, Alex DePue and Ann Marie Calhoun on...

Concerts & Tours

Bryan Beller Band Northeast Tour in May

Bryan Beller has announced his first ever full-band tour of the Northeast. The trek, which is in support of the Mike Keneally Band, is called the “They’re Both the Same Band Tour”… and for good reason. Beller leads a set, and then Keneally leads a set, but the personnel stays the same. Keneally plays guitar, keys, and vocals, Beller holds...

Events

WesFest 5 Benefit Concert announced, with Tal Wilkenfeld

Bryan Beller recently updated us on the next WesFest Benefit Concert, now in its fifth year. The concert is in honor of Wes Wehmiller, a Berklee grad and good friend of Beller who passed away in 2005 from thyroid cancer. Each year, the concert raises funds for a scholarship endowed in Wehmiller’s name at Berklee. The scholarship winner from the...

New Albums

Steve Vai: Where the Wild Things Are, with Bryan Beller

Steve Vai’s latest release, Where the Wild Things Are, is a live performance recorded and filmed at the State Theatre in Minneapolis, MN. The concert was part of Vai’s Sound Theories world tour and is available on CD, DVD and now Blu-ray. Bassist Bryan Beller joins Vai on this performance, along with violinists Alex DePue and Ann Marie Calhoun, drummer...

Weekly Top 10

Rewind: our top features of the week

In case you missed them, here are the top headlines from No Treble, for the week of October 12th. Lessons Jon Burr’s Pivots in Chord Inversions Evan Kepner’s Fingering Strategies for the Upright Bass Columns & Features Ask Damian Erskine: Reading Scenarios Ray’s Raving About… Kenny Werner’s “Effortless Mastery” Our Player Spotlight is on Mantis Evar We’re thrilled to welcome...