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Bass Bash Returns for 2019
Events

Bass Bash Returns for 2019

Every January, you can feel the ground shake. That’s thanks to the annual Bass Bash, which is returning to Anaheim, California on January 24th and 25th. The two-day event coincides with the Winter NAMM Show and features performances by some of the world’s best bassists.

Berklee Bass Department: Silent Night… In Tunisia
Bass Videos

Berklee Bass Department: Silent Night… In Tunisia

For years, Steve Bailey has sent a holiday video for us to share with you. In celebration of the holidays, here’s the latest - featuring Steve, John Patitucci, Joe Dart, Whit Browne, Victor Wooten, and Mike Pope - with a note from Steve.

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017
Events

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017

Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp is returning for 2017, and it’s promising to be another great event. The three-day camp will take place March 17th through the 19th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a great lineup of instructors. This year participants will learn from Bryan Beller, Mike Pope, Adam Nitti, Justin Raines, Freekbass, Rob Smith, Anthony Wellington, and of course, Veasley....

Bass Jam: Matthew Garrison, Darryl Jones, Mike Pope, Linley Marthe and Pippo Matino (2004)
Bass Videos

Bass Jam: Matthew Garrison, Darryl Jones, Mike Pope, Linley Marthe and Pippo Matino (2004)

For the final session of Euro Bass 2004, bassists Matthew Garrison, Darryl Jones, Mike Pope, Linley Marthe and Pippo Matino took the stage, with drummer Claudio Romano for this bass-powered performance. Marthe’s solo at the beginning is the bomb.

Fodera Announces Mike Pope Signature Viceroy Bass
Bass Gear, NAMM 2011

Fodera Announces Mike Pope Signature Viceroy Bass

In addition to the new Yin Yang Standard Bass, Fodera was showing off their new Mike Pope Signature Viceroy at their NAMM booth. The 6-string bass has some very innovative features, including a removable fingerboard extension that’s held in by strong magnets. The extension allows for the bass to transition between 20 and 24-frets, which Pope explains makes a big...