After The Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary “Fare Thee Well” concerts, most of the alumni (minus Phil Lesh) decided to continue on as Dead & Company. It’s been seven years since the offshoot group’s inception. Now they’ve announced their final tour.
Two decades after their last release, Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey have unleashed the third Bass Extremes album. “S’Low Down” features the virtuosos with drummer extraordinaire Gregg Bissonette and a huge supporting cast.
Scott’s Bass Lessons has announced Bass Space 2022, which they say will be the ultimate online bass summit. The three-day event will be held July 15th through the 17th with a huge list of guests.
Oteil Burbridge kicked off 2022 with this incredible solo bass and vocals performance of “Stella Blue”. I missed the video back then, but I was glad to find it.
Oteil Burbridge has announced a new set of tour dates with his project Oteil & Friends. The band on this go-around will include keyboardist Melvin Seals, guitarists Steve Kimock and Eric Krasno, and drummer John Kimock.
Ever since they first teased it in 2018, we’ve been dying to hear what the new Bass Extremes album will sound like. Now Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and Gregg Bissonette have unveiled more about it. They’ve also unveiled a set of tour dates.
If you’ve been wanting to learn from Oteil Burbridge, you’re in luck. He’s just launched the Ozone, which is an online space for education and connection.
Just days before the U.S. shut down last year, members of The Allman Brothers Band reunited as “The Brothers” to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary. A live album, “March 10, 2020 / Madison Square Garden / New York, NY” from the shows is now available.
Dead & Company has unveiled a 2021 U.S. tour that will span the summer and fall. The Grateful Dead legacy band features bass great Oteil Burbridge. Burbridge is heading out on his own tour as well.
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.
This week on their recurring Zoom bass webinar series, the trio of Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci will be exploring the topic of extended-range basses. The webinar will include an impressive line-up of several bassists and luthiers.
They’re at it again! Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten will be joined by Oteil Burbridge and John Patitucci for a Zoom webinar called “Utility Shed.” The discussion, which is a free event, will take place Thursday, June 11th at 1pm Eastern.