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Charlie Wooton Project Releases “Blue Basso”
New Albums

Charlie Wooton Project Releases “Blue Basso”

Bassist Charlie Wooton has released a new album with his solo project called “Blue Basso.” Named after his well-worn and well-loved bass, the record also helps to pay tribute to one of his idols: Jaco Pastorius.

Doug Wimbish Announces 2018 WimBash Music Festival
News

Doug Wimbish Announces 2018 WimBash Music Festival

Bass wizard Doug Wimbish has announced the 2018 WimBash New Haven Music Festival for August 18th. The event is jam-packed with incredible music and serves as a benefit for New Haven Public Schools. “It only takes a moment to give that spark to a kid,” Wimbish says. Former West Haven mayor Ed O’Brien adds, “The value of the arts in...

Living Colour Announces U.S. Tour
Concerts & Tours

Living Colour Announces U.S. Tour

Living Colour has announced a month-long tour in support of their brand new album, Shade. The “Shade in the U.S.A.” tour kicks off October 12th in New Hope, Pennsylvania before traveling up and down the East Coast, reaching as far south as Florida. Their trek is slated to wrap up November 9th at the City Winery in Nashville, Tennessee. Anyone...

Living Colour Returns With “Shade”
New Albums

Living Colour Returns With “Shade”

It’s been eight years since the last Living Colour album, but the wait has been worth it. The band has just released Shade, a 13-song record that brings their unique blend of rock, blues, and funk to 2017. This time, it focuses particularly on the blues. The spark for the album came from performing a spiritually charged version of pioneer...

Groove – Episode #24: Doug Wimbish
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #24: Doug Wimbish

Here’s the funny thing about a great bass line. It creeps up on you. You find yourself humming it. The song won’t get out of your head for days. Sometimes, you’re humming it aloud. Often, it becomes an earworm for someone else. They’re either thankful for this or – more often than not – they want to kill you for...

Bassists Galore Featured on Alberto Rigoni’s Latest
New Albums

Bassists Galore Featured on Alberto Rigoni’s Latest

Alberto Rigoni’s new album, which mixes funky, electro, ambient, rock, pop and experimental vibes, is all about the bass – it’s even called Bassorama. Italian bassist Rigoni (TwinSpirits, Kim Bingham, The Italians, and his own solo work) pulled together an extraordinary assortment of bassists for the album, including Doug Wimbish of Living Colour, Divinity Roxx, Stuart Hamm, Steve Lawson, Nik...

Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten: Bass Duet (NAMM 2015)
Bass Videos

Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten: Bass Duet (NAMM 2015)

The Behringer booth at this year’s NAMM show was crammed with people for this impromptu performance by Doug Wimbish and Victor Wooten. Thankfully, they filmed it.

Old School Doug Wimbish: Doug Jam (1990)
Bass Videos

Old School Doug Wimbish: Doug Jam (1990)

Even Doug Wimbish‘s sound checks are cool. Here’s Doug at Southern Studios in London, back in 1990.

Doug Wimbish: Quasimodo (Live)
Bass Videos

Doug Wimbish: Quasimodo (Live)

Here’s bassist / one man band / human sound system Doug Wimbish taking a live solo, “Quasimodo”. The performance took place at Paradiso in Amsterdam in 1999, and filmed for the TV program “Moondive”, which also included Peter van Bergen (saxophone), Huib Emmer (electronics/guitar), Stefan Robbers (electronics), Gerard Bouwhuis (piano) and Alison Goldfrapp (vocals).

Doug Wimbish Announces Wim-Bash 2010
Concerts & Tours

Doug Wimbish Announces Wim-Bash 2010

Doug Wimbish has announced his 6th annual Wim-Bash, a day long musical event that builds up to Doug performing in three of his groups: Little Axe, Tack>>Head, and Living Colour. The show also includes 12 bands leading up to the “Soundsystem” himself. Wim-Bash 2010 takes place August 28 at Sully’s Pub in Hartford, CT from 1PM to 3AM. Tickets are...

Bassist Billy Cox Featured on Experience Hendrix Tribute Tour
Concerts & Tours

Bassist Billy Cox Featured on Experience Hendrix Tribute Tour

The Experience Hendrix Tour will be hitting the road in March featuring a who’s who of rock and blues artists, including bassist Billy Cox, who played with Hendrix in the Jimi Hendrix Experience and the Band of Gypsys. Other performers include Joe Satriani, Jonny Lang, Eric Johnson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Brad Whitford (of Aerosmith), Doyle Bramhall II, Ernie Isley, Living...