Joel Quarrington Archives
Bass Principles: An Interview With Joel Quarrington
Joel Quarrington has been one of the world’s leading double bass players for over forty years. In this wide-ranging interview, we talk about “The Music of Don Thompson”, the pros and cons of being a principal bassist, and much more.
Joel Quarrington Plays Jazz on “The Music of Don Thompson”
As former principal bassist for the London Symphony Orchestra, Joel Quarrington is one of the premier classical bassists in the world. Now we get to see a different aspect of his playing with his new album, “The Music of Don Thompson”.
Joel Quarrington Releases Book on Fifths Tuning for Double Bass
Former London Symphony Orchestra principal bassist Joel Quarrington has just released a new educational book. “Bass in Fifths – Intervals, Chords, Arpeggios, Scales” presents fingerings for every note in every key for basses tuned in fifths.
Joel Quarrington: J.S. Bach Preludio from Violin Partita no3 BWV 1006
Master bassist Joel Quarrington has been spending his extra time this year to nail down a piece he’s been studying for a long time. Luckily, he had the finished product recorded. Bach’s Preludio was written for violin and requires some serious agility on the bass.
Joel Quarrington: J.S. Bach Sixth Suite BWV 1012
Joel Quarrington is one of the greatest double bassists of our generation. Here he performs Bach’s entire sixth cello suite, BWV 1012, which features six movements. The emotion put into every note will leave you on the edge of your seat.
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....