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Jimmy Haslip Brings Together Mike Stern and Jeff Lorber for “Eleven”
New Albums

Jimmy Haslip Brings Together Mike Stern and Jeff Lorber for “Eleven”

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.

Groove – Episode #51: Jimmy Haslip
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #51: Jimmy Haslip

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: Chocolate Souffle
Bass Videos

Oz Noy: Chocolate Souffle

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 Joins Otmaro Ruíz and Jimmy Branly for “Elemental”
New Albums

Jimmy Haslip Joins Otmaro Ruíz and Jimmy Branly for “Elemental”

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.”

Yellowjackets: Why Is It
Bass Videos

Yellowjackets: Why Is It

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 Anchors ARC Trio Album
New Albums

Jimmy Haslip Anchors ARC Trio Album

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...

Jimmy Haslip Anchors Jeff Lorber Fusion’s “Impact”
New Albums

Jimmy Haslip Anchors Jeff Lorber Fusion’s “Impact”

Jeff Lorber Fusion is back with a new album entitled Impact. The jazz fusion keyboardist is once again joined by six-string bassist Jimmy Haslip, who helps to fill out the bottom end of the record. Fans can expect more of the Lorber’s musical exploration just as they always have. “It’s really been what my music has been about since my...

Yellowjackets: Spirit of the West
Bass Videos

Yellowjackets: Spirit of the West

It is always great to see a Yellowjackets video hit the radar. In this clip from 2011, the band plays “Spirit of the West” live, with some beautiful unison lines by Jimmy Haslip and Bob Mintzer. Dig Jimmy’s solo!

Allan Holdsworth: Devil Takes The Hindmost
Bass Videos

Allan Holdsworth: Devil Takes The Hindmost

In 1985, my best friend shared Allan Holdsworth’s Metal Fatigue album with me. We both nearly wore out the vinyl, and I became an instant fan of his work – picking up his subsequent albums over the following years. I was devastated to learn of his passing yesterday and went back to many of those albums – and some videos....

Jimmy Haslip and Jeff Lorber Reveal Great Musical Fusion on “Step It Up”
New Albums

Jimmy Haslip and Jeff Lorber Reveal Great Musical Fusion on “Step It Up”

Former Yellowjackets bassist Jimmy Haslip holds down the low end on Jeff Lorber Fusion’s latest album, Step It Up. It’s the fourth Jeff Lorber Fusion album since the group’s 2010 reboot to feature Haslip. Haslip co-produced the album with keyboardist Lorber, a longtime collaborator, and co-wrote some songs on the album as well. “We were motivated to find a new...