Skip to main content

Gerald Veasley Archives

2019 Gerald Veasley’s Bass Bootcamp To Feature Marcus Miller
Events

2019 Gerald Veasley’s Bass Bootcamp To Feature Marcus Miller

Gerald Veasley’s incredible annual Bass Bootcamp is back for 2019, and this year is promising to be one of the best yet. Bass legend Marcus Miller will be a special guest for the event, while Veasley himself serves as Artistic Director.

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns for 2018
Events

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns for 2018

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp is back for 2018! Set for March 16th through the 18th in Philadelphia, the weekend-long bass camp features hands-on workshops, masterclasses, and performances. Every year the camp has an incredible lineup of instructors, and this year is no different. Veasley will be teaching alongside David Dyson, Chico Huff, Michael Manring, Patrick Pfeiffer, Divinity Roxx, Rob Smith,...

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017
Events

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp is returning for 2017, and it’s promising to be another great event. The three-day camp will take place March 17th through the 19th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a great lineup of instructors. This year participants will learn from Bryan Beller, Mike Pope, Adam Nitti, Justin Raines, Freekbass, Rob Smith, Anthony Wellington, and of course, Veasley....

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns March 18-20
Events

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns March 18-20

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp is back in Philadelphia again this year from March 18th through the 20th. Led by Veasley, the camp three-day camp includes workshops, lessons, masterclasses, and performances by world class bass players to teach bassists of all levels. This year’s workshop instructors include Gail Ann Dorsey, Andrew Gouché, Tony Grey, Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Rob Smith...

Zawinul Syndicate with Gerald Veasley: Carnavalito
Bass Videos

Zawinul Syndicate with Gerald Veasley: Carnavalito

The Zawinul Syndicate performed at the Munich Philharmonie in Germany in 1989. Featuring Scott Henderson on guitar, Gerald Veasley on bass, Cornell Rochester on drums, Bill Summers on percussion, and Leata Galloway and Carl Anderson on background vocals, here’s the group performing “Carnavalito”. The tune originally recorded on the album. If you like that, check out the version we shared...

Zawinul Syndicate with Gerald Veasley: King Hip (1988)
Bass Videos

Zawinul Syndicate with Gerald Veasley: King Hip (1988)

When we interviewed Gerald Veasley in 2011, he spoke a lot about his time playing music with the late great Joe Zawinul in the Zawinul Syndicate. That’s some great reading, if you want to check that out after this video. Gerald was Zawinul’s longest tenured bassist, which should say a lot. Zawinul prided himself in picking only the great bassists...

Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Gerald Veasley & Michael Manring: Come Together
Bass Videos

Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Gerald Veasley & Michael Manring: Come Together

One of the highlights of this year’s Gerald Veasley Bass Bootcamp was the Bass & The Beatles concert on Saturday night. The camp’s clinicians took the stage to perform their bass-focused takes on Beatles’ songs. The night closed with a pretty epic, special four-bass arrangement of “Come Together”. Bassists Adam Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Gerald Veasley and Michael Manring combined to...

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp and EXPO 2013
Sponsored

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp and EXPO 2013

For over ten years, Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp has been inspiring bassists through its annual event, and the connections those bassists and clinicians maintain virtually throughout the year. For the last few years, No Treble staffers have attended the show to cover it, and witnessed the terrific connection these bass players make, not to mention the tremendous learning they experience....

Ibanez Unveils Gerald Veasley Signature GVB36 Bass Guitar
Basses

Ibanez Unveils Gerald Veasley Signature GVB36 Bass Guitar

In 2010, Ibanez unveiled the Gerald Veasley Signature GVB1006 Bass. Built by the company’s master luthiers in Japan, it comes with a price point that not everyone can reach. For 2012, Ibanez has introduced the GVB36, which shares many of the same attributes while making it more affordable. Similar to the 1006, the GVB36 is a 6-string with a string...

Studio Jam: “Watermelon Man” with Gerald Veasley
Bass Videos

Studio Jam: “Watermelon Man” with Gerald Veasley

This is one fun video (and jam!) featuring bassist Gerald Veasley, along with Gerald Albright (sax), James Rouse (drums), Jef Lee Johnson (guitar) and Will Brock (keyboards). The group decides to play Herbie Hancock’s “Watermelon Man”, and then jump right into one funky, laid back groove.