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International Society of Bassists 2021 Convention Goes Virtual
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International Society of Bassists 2021 Convention Goes Virtual

The International Society of Bassists will be holding their biennial bass convention virtually this year from June 8th through the 12th. The bass-filled event will have over 150 concerts, lectures, and masterclasses for attendees.

ISB Presents Center Stage with Dave Holland and David Gage
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ISB Presents Center Stage with Dave Holland and David Gage

The International Society of Bassists has announced a special edition of their ISB Center Stage series of online interviews. On January 16th, jazz bass legend Dave Holland will be speaking with luthier and inventor David Gage.

Scott LaFaro’s 1825 Prescott Bass Gifted to International Society of Bassists
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Scott LaFaro’s 1825 Prescott Bass Gifted to International Society of Bassists

Few musicians can change the way others play their instrument, but Scott LaFaro was one of those special few. LaFaro’s free and floating style was more reminiscent of a saxophonist. His playing, especially with pianist Bill Evans, made people see the bass in a different light. Like too many of our favorite musicians, LaFaro’s life was cut short in 1961,...

2013 ISB Convention Headliners to Include Victor Wooten, Ron Carter
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2013 ISB Convention Headliners to Include Victor Wooten, Ron Carter

The International Society of Bassists’ biennial convention is set for June 2nd through June 8th, 2013 at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, and this year promises to be another great get-together. The week-long bass hang features over 200 events for bassists of all walks, including clinics, classical and jazz competitions, bass making competitions, performances and more....