Jon L. Smith has just released his third solo album. “Yermo” continues to expand on the bassist’s incredible blend of hip-hop and R&B textures with jazz vocabulary. Ken Smith and Hadrien Feraud took part in the album.
Scott Kinsey and Mer Sal have teamed up for a new album called “Adjustments”, which sees the duo joined by a phenomenal set of supporting musicians. That includes Tim Lefebvre, Hadrien Feraud, Jimmy Haslip, Junior Braguinha, and Michael Janisch.
While many of us would be gearing up for NAMM this time of year, things took a turn. Let’s revisit a clip from NAMM 2020, where we see Marcus Miller and Hadrien Feraud go off! This was definitely one of my favorite NAMM moments.
Following their inaugural in August, BassCon Online will be returning this fall with a three-day online bass fest in November. This go-around, dubbed BCO2, will feature special guests Hadrien Feraud, Yolanda Charles, Tim Lefebvre, and David Ellefson.
The Berklee Bass Department/Bass Vault weekly bass hang is on again with an incredible lineup. Hosted by Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and John Patitucci, “Solo Bass-Shed” will focus on bassists known for their solo work. The lineup includes Stu Hamm, Michael Manring, Janek Gwizdala, Hadrien Feraud, and Damian Erskine.
One of the best aspects of the quarantine period has been all the amazing collaborations. Case in point: this video put together by monster bassist Taylor Lee. Hadrien Feraud, Steve Bailey, Bubby Lewis, and Mike Bendy all play a big part in this collab as well.
Drummer Gergo Borlai has just released his new album, The Missing Song, which serves as a tribute to all the influential drummers that have inspired him. Although it’s drum-centric, Borlai is joined by an unbelievable cast of bassists for the record.
Here’s something I missed at this year’s NAMM Show, but thankfully someone recorded it. Hadrien Feraud, Federico Malaman, Dario Chiazzolino, and Kalyan Pathak took the stage to perform this great version of Roy Hargrove’s “Strasbourg / St. Denis.”
As they prepare to show off their new models at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show, Mayones has unveiled a new signature bass with Hadrien Feraud. The Jabba Hadrien Feraud PJ 4 sports a set of passive Delano P/J pickups matched to a Mayones M-BP3 3-band EQ.
Guitarist Oz Noy has announced a new round of tour dates in support of his latest album, “Booga Looga Loo.” Always accompanied by monster players, Noy has enlisted drummer Dave Weckl and bassist Hadrien Feraud for the new leg.
The Markbass booth was a hot spot for great bass performances at the 2019 NAMM Show. In this clip, Marcus Miller, Richard Bona and Hadrien Feraud take the stage to jam and trade solos.
Every January, you can feel the ground shake. That’s thanks to the annual Bass Bash, which is returning to Anaheim, California on January 24th and 25th. The two-day event coincides with the Winter NAMM Show and features performances by some of the world’s best bassists.