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Concerts & Tours

Dead & Company Announce U.S. Tour Dates

While the cold is settling in this winter, Dead & Company is already planning for the summer. The band, which features Oteil Burbridge on the bass, has announced a new run in 2019 that will span the U.S. from May through the beginning of July. They’ll begin May 31st at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California before working their...

New Albums

Taylor Lee Releases “Lightning Man”

Bassist Taylor Lee has released his debut solo album entitled Lightning Man, and it’s a star-studded event. Lee, who has worked with artists like the Jeff Sipe Trio and Bela Fleck, tapped guitarist Mike Seal and drummer Michael D’Angelo for the rhythm section with several special guest bassists. “’Lightning Man’ features several world-class bassists including Taylor’s longtime instructor Steve Bailey,...

New Albums

Jonathan Scales Fourchestra’s “Pillar” Features All-Star Bassists

Jonathan Scales has always had great bassists for his band and his new album only ups the ante. Pillar, which is the steel pannist’s third Fourchestra album, features his full-time bassist E’Lon JD as well as low-end guests Oteil Burbridge, Victor Wooten, and Mononeon. Burbridge anchors the opening track, “Fake Buddha’s Inner Child,” while the latter two are featured together...

New Albums

Allman Brothers Release Cream of the Crop 2003

The Allman Brothers have released a batch of songs from 2003 called Peach Picks: Cream Of The Crop 2003. Dedicated to the memory of Gregg Allman, the collection is culled from six shows in July and August of that year and includes 36 tracks with no repeated songs. The band that year was riding high off a new album and...

Concerts & Tours

Dead & Company Announce Summer Tour Dates

Dead & Company are heading back out for an extensive summer tour in 2018. Featuring members of the Grateful Dead and anchored by bassist Oteil Burbridge, the band will kick things off May 30th in Mansfield, Massachusetts before heading down the East Coast, across the Midwest, and to the West Coast. They’ll wrap the trek up with a pair of...

New Albums

Oteil Burbridge’s “Water In The Desert” Now Available

Oteil Burbridge’s unique blend of funk, rock, jazz and more is crystallized in his new solo album, Water in the Desert. The album, which was 10 years in the making, revolves around the theme of love that is summed up in the title track. “[The song, “Water in the Desert”] is the central theme of the album. Obviously, it’s a...

Concerts & Tours

Dead & Company Announce Fall Tour Dates

Dead & Company will be hitting the Golden Road once again this fall with bass guru Oteil Burbridge manning the low end. The group – which also features Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir as well as John Mayer and Jeff Chimenti – will be starting the trek on November 12th with a pair of shows...

Concerts & Tours

Oteil Burbridge Announces New Album, Tour Dates

Oteil Burbridge has been keeping plenty busy with Dead & Company for the past couple years, but he’s also been working on his own music. Now the groove monster has announced a new solo album and tour. Water in the Desert will be released on October 20th and is tied together by a central theme. “I started writing the songs...

Concerts & Tours

Dead & Company Announce Summer 2017 Tour

In case you missed them this year, Dead & Company have announced a new tour for 2017. “The Music Never Stops” tour will be a cross-country trek that kicks off May 27th in Las Vegas. The band, which is anchored by bass guru Oteil Burbridge, was formed by Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bob Weir, and Bill Kreutzmann after the...

Ask Damian Erskine

Your Top 10 Bass Albums

Q: I’m curious. What are your top 10 bass albums. What albums do you think everybody should hear? A: I hesitated to answer this because of the inherently subjective nature of the question. My top 10 albums are not likely to coincide with yours, but I ultimately decided that for that reason alone, I should answer the question! Maybe I’ll...

Bass Videos

Dead & Company: Oteil Burbridge’s “Eyes of the World” Solo

Fan clips and audio of the Dead & Company’s recent Halloween performance at Madison Square Garden have been trickling onto the web over the past few days, proving that the group is firing on all cylinders. The band features three original Grateful Dead members – Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann – with the “company” consisting of John Mayer,...

Bass Videos

The Allman Brothers: The Sky Is Crying

This one is super sweet… The Allman Brothers, with Oteil Burbridge laying down the low end on Elmore James’ “The Sky Is Crying”. The performance took place on December 3rd, 2011 at the Orpheum Theater, Boston, MA. Oh yeah.