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New Albums

Blues for Tony: album tribute to Tony Williams released

Three years ago, keyboardist Alan Pasqua put together a band to honor drummer Tony Williams, who passed away. Pasqua recruited Yellowjackets bassist Jimmy Haslip along with drummer Chad Wackerman and guitarist Allan Holdsworth to the project, and the group recorded throughout their tour. Blues for Tony, originally released on DVD, is now available as a double CD. From the editorial...

New Albums

Hamilton Sterling and Jimmy Haslip: Migration

Hamilton Sterling and bassist Jimmy Haslip have released Migration, hailed as a “programmatic jazz composition formed in six movements.” The album was produced, composed, arranged, performed, and programmed by both musicians. Sterling’s previous work films, The Dark Knight, War of the Worlds, and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Haslip is founding member of the Yellowjackets and...

Yellowjackets: Man Facing North
Bass Videos

Yellowjackets: Man Facing North

Here’s a 1993 performance of the Yellowjackets performing “Man Facing North” live in Montreux. Bassist Jimmy Haslip takes a solo before the half-way mark, and does some nice doubling with Bob Mintzer.


Wesfest 4 raises $21,000 for Wes Wehmiller Scholarship at Berklee

The fourth annual Wesfest benefit concert took place at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles in February, raising a record $21,000 for the Wes Wehmiller Endowed Scholarship Fund at Berklee College of Music. The event was established in 2006 by Wes’ family and friends, honoring the legacy of Wehmiller, a Berklee graduate and accomplished bassist who died of thyroid cancer...

Concerts & Tours, Events

WesFest 4 benefit concert announced

WesFest 4, a benefit concert for The Wes Wehmiller Scholarship at Berklee College of Music is taking place on Thursday, February 26, 2009 at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, CA. WesFest 4’s line-up includes: The Allan Holdsworth/Alan Pasqua Group featuring Chad Wackerman and Jimmy Haslip Keneally – Minnemann – Beller (Bryan Beller) Tamara Silvera Danny Mo & The Exciters...