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Leland Sklar: “Here I Am” Playthrough and Discussion
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Leland Sklar: “Here I Am” Playthrough and Discussion

The lockdown has been rough for many of us, but we can count on Leland Sklar to bring some musical goodness during this time. In this one, he covers the story behind - and plays along to - Lyle Lovett’s “Here I Am”.

Leland Sklar Announces New Book, “Everybody Loves Me”
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Leland Sklar Announces New Book, “Everybody Loves Me”

The great Leland Sklar has announced his new book, “Everybody Loves Me”, is now available for order. The “coffee table masterpiece” is filled with over 6,000 unique photos of celebrities and fans in Sklar’s signature pose of flipping the bird.

Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family Release “Slippin’ and Slidin’”
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Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family Release “Slippin’ and Slidin’”

The Immediate Family’s long-awaited album, “Slippin’ and Slidin’”, is finally here. The EP is the first U.S. release from the band, which is made up of session legends Danny Kortchmar, Waddy Wachtel, Russ Kunkel, Steve Postell, and Leland Sklar.

Zoom Webinar To Remember Rocco Prestia Scheduled for Thursday
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Zoom Webinar To Remember Rocco Prestia Scheduled for Thursday

The bass world lost a legend last week with the passing of Tower of Power bassist Francis “Rocco” Prestia. Now, a huge gathering of the bass community will be getting together to remember him.

Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and John Patitucci Host Free Drum and Bass Webinar
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Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and John Patitucci Host Free Drum and Bass Webinar

Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and John Patitucci will be exploring the deep connection between bass and drums in this week’s free Zoom webinar. The Bass and Drum Summit will feature three sets of masters that helped set the standards for groove.

The Immediate Family: Slippin’ and Slidin’
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The Immediate Family: Slippin’ and Slidin’

The Immediate Family are rocking in this new video they shared a few days ago. And Leland Sklar is looking mighty cool in this one too.

Leland Sklar: “One in a Million” Playthrough and Discussion
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Leland Sklar: “One in a Million” Playthrough and Discussion

Leland Sklar continues his epic run of terrific videos during this time of quarantine. Once again, Lee plays through and discusses a song from his career, with the America tune, “One in a Million.”

Leland Sklar: “Rosanna” Playthrough and Discussion
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Leland Sklar: “Rosanna” Playthrough and Discussion

Leland Sklar has filled this time of social distancing with some incredible videos. This one starts with Leland playing along to a live clip of Toto’s “Rosanna”, which features a great jam section. After the track, he talks about the performance and more.

GRAMMY Museum Announces Online Chat With Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family
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GRAMMY Museum Announces Online Chat With Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family

Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family will be featured in a live online conversation hosted by the GRAMMY Museum tomorrow. “Catching Up With The Immediate Family” will be hosted by Scott Goldman.

Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci to Host Free Webinar with L.A. Studio Legends
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Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci to Host Free Webinar with L.A. Studio Legends

Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci are continuing their weekly bass hang on July 9th with a session called “L.A. Studio-Shed.” The free Zoom webinar will feature the trio talking with a who’s who of the session scene in Los Angeles.

Leland Sklar: “Easy Lover” Cover
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Leland Sklar: “Easy Lover” Cover

We've said before: we're so thrilled with Leland Sklar’s Youtube videos over the past few months. Here's one he posted a few days ago after being asked to perform a cover of “Easy Lover” (he had the chart).

Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family Release “Cruel Twist” Single
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Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family Release “Cruel Twist” Single

The Immediate Family has just released “Cruel Twist” as the first single from their upcoming EP, which will be available in October. Leland Sklar delivers a bouncing, bluesy bass line with perfect taste as only he can.