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Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten Host Chick Corea Tribute Webinar
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Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten Host Chick Corea Tribute Webinar

The world lost one of its best musicians this month when Chick Corea passed away from cancer at 79 years old. Now, the Berklee Bass Department is paying tribute to him with a webinar called “Chick Corea: Rhythm, Life, and Melody”.

Steve Gadd Band: Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours
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Steve Gadd Band: Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours

In 1989, Steve Gadd and his band took the stage in Switzerland and performed Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours.” The line-up was incredible, with Gadd, Richard Tee, Cornell Dupree, Ronnie Cuber, and Eddie Gomez.

Eddie Gomez Featured on Unearthed Bill Evans Trio Recording
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Eddie Gomez Featured on Unearthed Bill Evans Trio Recording

Fifty years after it was recorded, Resonance Records has unearthed yet another live album from the Bill Evans Trio. “Evans in England” features Evans’ longest-running trio, including bassist Eddie Gomez, live at Ronnie Scott’s in 1969.

Rediscovered Bill Evans Recording Features Eddie Gomez with Jack DeJohnette
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Rediscovered Bill Evans Recording Features Eddie Gomez with Jack DeJohnette

Bill Evans was one of the most influential jazz pianists ever, and he always played with top tier musicians. Now Resonance Records has released another example of that with Another Time: The Hilversum Concert. The album is a rare recording featuring his trio with Eddie Gomez and Jack DeJohnette. While Gomez had played with Evans for two years at the...

Jazz Legend Eddie Gomez Works with New Collaborator
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Jazz Legend Eddie Gomez Works with New Collaborator

Jazz bass great Eddie Gomez (Bill Evans, Chick Corea, Jack DeJohnette) has collaborated with acclaimed pianist Bob Albanese on the latter’s album, Time Remembered. Also featuring drummer Willard Dyson, the album was recorded in one night-long studio session. “It’s a record which I hope will awaken a listener’s private muse,“ Albanese said. Take a listen to the album on Soundcloud....

Chick Corea and Friends, with Eddie Gomez: Humpty Dumpty
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Chick Corea and Friends, with Eddie Gomez: Humpty Dumpty

Steve Bailey recently sent me a cool video of bass players congratulating Eddie Gomez on his recent honorary doctorate from Berklee School of Music. A recurring theme in everyone’s praise was Eddie’s playing on the song “Humpty Dumpty,” which led me to revisit the song and find a few versions. Here’s a clip of Eddie playing it alongside Chick Corea,...

Eddie Gomez, John Patitucci & Steve Bailey: Emmanuel
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Eddie Gomez, John Patitucci & Steve Bailey: Emmanuel

Steve Bailey shared this amazing bass and percussion arrangement of “Emmanuel” so we could share it with you this holiday season. This arrangement features Eddie Gomez, John Patitucci and Bailey, along with Patrick Simard on percussion. Here’s the note from this Steve: From Eddie, John, and Steve, to our esteemed colleagues! John Patitucci brought the melody and orchestral bass choir,...

Eddie Gomez Releases “Per Sempre”
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Eddie Gomez Releases “Per Sempre”

Jazz bassist Eddie Gomez has released Per Sempre, a new album with his quintet. Recorded in Bologna, Italy during his 2009 tour, the album features original compositions by his band as well as an inventive version of the jazz standard “Stella by Starlight.” Drawing on his varying experiences, Gomez’s refined arco work blends beautifully with the timbres of the horns...

Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez and Paul Motian Release “Further Explorations”
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Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez and Paul Motian Release “Further Explorations”

In a fitting tribute to Bill Evans, Chick Corea teamed up with bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Paul Motian – both alumni of Evans’ trios – to record a new album. Further Explorations is a double CD set featuring the trio’s takes on tunes from Evans book as well as a few new originals, recorded over a two week set...

Bill Evans & Eddie Gomez: “Waltz for Debby” Live (1975)
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Bill Evans & Eddie Gomez: “Waltz for Debby” Live (1975)

Recorded live in Lisbon in July 1975, here’s a nice duo performance of “Waltz for Debby” by pianist Bill Evans and bassist Eddie Gomez. This performance was recorded at Teatro S. Carlos.

Eddie Gomez: Live Double Bass Solo
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Eddie Gomez: Live Double Bass Solo

Here’s a nice solo by bassist Eddie Gomez, performing with Chick Corea’s Three Quartets Band.

Eddie Gomez and Cesarius Alvim Team Up for “Forever”
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Eddie Gomez and Cesarius Alvim Team Up for “Forever”

Bassist Eddie Gomez and pianist Cesarius Alvim are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their first recording together with a new album, Forever. The duo takes on a wide range of tunes on the release, from standards such as “Spring is Here” and “Invitation,” original compositions from both Gomez and Alvim, and Brazilian pianist Luiz Eça’s piece “The Dolphin.” Alvim met...