I always love these behind-the-scenes videos in the studio. In this one, we see pianist Brian Culbertson in the studio with The Yellowjackets rhythm section: Will Kennedy and Jimmy Haslip. This clip is a clinic on drums and bass locking in the pocket.
Genres evolve thanks to the players, composers, and producers who innovate. In Ryan Madora’s new “Bass Players To Know” column, she focuses on the work of one of the masters: Jimmy Haslip.
This week on their recurring Zoom bass webinar series, the trio of Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci will be exploring the topic of extended-range basses. The webinar will include an impressive line-up of several bassists and luthiers.
Jazz and fusion master Jimmy Haslip has just reissued two of his solo albums: “Red Heat” and “Nightfall”.
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.
Each year, the Winter NAMM Show brings the top industry talent to Anaheim, California. That includes bassists, who all flock to the Bass Bash. This year the event returns on January 16th and 17th with one of its best lineups yet.
Mike Stern has teamed up with Jeff Lorber for a new album by way of Lorber’s Fusion project. “Eleven” is a merging of their unique voices over ten tracks. The impetus for the new album came from bassist Jimmy Haslip, who also co-produced the record.
The world of electric bass is filled with creative and iconic players. It also features some who are unique in different ways. Jimmy Haslip fits this bill. In this episode of Groove – the No Treble Podcast, we learn more about Jimmy’s story.
Oz Noy has a new album coming out called “Booga Looga Loo” on March 15th. Check out this clip of “Chocolate Souffle” with John Patitucci holding down a solid shuffle with drummer Vinnie Colaiuta. Patitucci also throws down on an epic solo at the 3:48 mark.
Jimmy Haslip has been staying busy this year. After releasing an album with the ARC Trio, he’s now teamed up with pianist Otmaro Ruíz and percussionist Jimmy Branly for a new record called “Elemental.”
Recorded at the Blue Note in Milan, Italy in October 2010, here’s the Yellowjackets performing “Why Is It.” Jimmy Haslip is the man!
Jimmy Haslip has teamed up with keyboardist Scott Kinsey (Tribal Tech) and drummer Gergö Borlai to release ARC Trio, a ten-song album that features the virtuosos digging deep into their skills. It also digs into their personal experiences. “I wrote music that deals with deeper emotional experiences… searching for knowledge and opening my awareness of a world in need,” Haslip...