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Steely Dan’s “Peg”: Instrumental with Chuck Rainey
Bass Videos

Steely Dan’s “Peg”: Instrumental with Chuck Rainey

This is cool beyond words… Chuck Rainey laying it down in this instrumental reunion remake of Steely Dan’s “Peg”, from Aja. Bonus: Bernard Purdie on drums. This is from the DVD, .

Rocky Mountain Bass Slam
Events

Rocky Mountain Bass Slam

Organizers for The Rocky Mountain Bass Slam have announced their next event will be held on Saturday, May 21st in Boulder, Colorado. The event is “a celebration of Colorado Bass Talent of all styles”, and will feature headliners/clinicians Chuck Rainey, Doug Johns, Bryan Beller and Kai Eckhart. The clinicians will demonstrate various groove and rhythm techniques, offer advice on practicing...

King Curtis Live at The Shea Stadium, with Chuck Rainey
Bass Videos

King Curtis Live at The Shea Stadium, with Chuck Rainey

Last night, we featured a King Curtis video from the archives, with Jerry Jemmott. Today, we have another treat… a live clip of King Curtis and his band, opening for The Beatles at Shea Stadium in 1965. This time, Chuck Rainey is holding down the low end.

The Funky Bass Book
New Albums

The Funky Bass Book

Backbeat Books has released The Funky Bass Book, compiled and edited by former Bass Player magazine editor Bill Leigh. The 256 page book offers a huge collection of “funked-up wisdom and inspiration”, tracing back to the pioneers of R&B, soul and funk, to the latest hop-hop, neo-soul and Gospel. The book’s forward is by Bootsy Collins. The Funky Bass Book‘s...

News

Victor Wooten offering two new music camps

Victor Wooten is holding two upcoming camps, as part of his music and nature series held at the new Wooten Woods Retreat. “Spirit of Music” will take place from September 3-6, 2009. Victor and his staff plan to explore these questions with campers: Is there a spiritual side to Music? Do you want to find out? Can Music “speak” to...