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11th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Announces New Headliner
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11th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Announces New Headliner

The 11th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam has announced a new lineup for their headliners. Due to unforeseen circumstances, Chuck Rainey will not be able to attend. However, the slot has been filled by groove guru Cody Wright.

Peter Erskine: Hawaii Bathing Suit (with Cody Wright)
Bass Videos

Peter Erskine: Hawaii Bathing Suit (with Cody Wright)

Cody Wright shared this video on Facebook saying, “This was a career highlight for me!” This video was recorded as part of Vic Firth’s VFJams LIVE! series, and features Peter Erskine and the band performing the drummer’s tune, “Hawaii Bathing Suit.”

Cody Wright, Philip Lassiter, and Josephine Rojer: Killing Me Softly
Bass Videos

Cody Wright, Philip Lassiter, and Josephine Rojer: Killing Me Softly

Cody Wright recently shared this phenomenal cover of Roberta Flack’s “Killing Me Softly” he recorded with Philip Lassiter, on trumpet and Josephine Rojer on vocals. I love how baby Arrow is digging it.

Jazz is Phish Announces Spring Tour with Cody Wright and Felix Pastorius
Concerts & Tours

Jazz is Phish Announces Spring Tour with Cody Wright and Felix Pastorius

Jazz is Phish will be hitting the road this spring. The music collective, which celebrates the music of Phish through the lens of jazz, will include Cody Wright for the majority of the two-month tour. Felix Pastorius will lay down the low end for the last set of dates.

Cody Wright: Nightingale/Improv
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Cody Wright: Nightingale/Improv

Cody Wright shared this solo bass performance of “Nightingale”, with some stunning improv. The result is a combination of incredible musicianship and skill.

Midwest Rhythm Summit Set for April 20-22
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Midwest Rhythm Summit Set for April 20-22

The Midwest Rhythm Summit is returning for 2018 on April 20th through the 22nd! The instructional three-day event, which focuses on drum and bass, was started by Rhythm Intensive – the duo made up of John Anthony Martinez and session ace Chuck Rainey. They will present sessions for bassists and drummers alongside a host of other artists. “There will be...

Cody Wright Featured on “Toejam and Earl” Soundtrack
New Albums

Cody Wright Featured on “Toejam and Earl” Soundtrack

Old school gamers got super excited in 2016 when it was announced that the classic Sega Genesis game “Toejam and Earl” was going to get a new chapter called “Back in the Groove.” The game is still being finished up, but the super funky soundtrack performed by Cody Wright is now available. Wright recreates some of the original grooves while...

Cody Wright and Chaisaray Schenck: Drum & Bass Groove
Bass Videos

Cody Wright and Chaisaray Schenck: Drum & Bass Groove

Here’s a sweet groove Jody Michael Miller captured back in 2015. “My friends Cody Wright and Chaisaray Schenck stopped by while on tour with The Jonathan Scales Fourchestra and I was able to capture several great performances,” Jody shared. “Cody is an amazing bass player with a very unique style that brings a very funky vibe. Chaisaray was killing it...

Groove – Episode #37: Cody Wright
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #37: Cody Wright

Candidly, there are few bass players who sound as original as Cody Wright. In fact, when I first heard him play several years back, I was immediately transported back in time. It was the exact same audio sensation that came over me when I first heard Jaco Pastorius and Billy Sheehan play. It was not just great (and fast) bass...

Cody Wright and Elise Testone: Black or White
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Cody Wright and Elise Testone: Black or White

Cody Wright shared this video on Facebook, and it is blowing up. Cody teamed up with vocalist Elise Testone (who made the finals on the eleventh season of American Idol) for this terrific arrangement of Michael Jackson’s “Black or White.”