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Concerts & Tours

Dead And Company, Featuring Oteil Burbridge, Announce Full Tour

After announcing their lineup and a single Halloween concert, Grateful Dead alumni group Dead and Company has revealed a 10-date run this fall. The band will kick things off in Albany, New York at the Times Union Center before a two-night run at Madison Square Garden and several other East Coast dates. Their final dates are set for the end...


Oteil Burbridge to Join Grateful Dead Alumni Band “Dead and Company”

Hundreds of thousands of people witnessed The Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well” concert series, marking the final time the “core four” surviving band members would perform together under the band’s moniker. A month later, three of the four band members – Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart – have announced a concert on Halloween night at Madison Square Garden...

Concerts & Tours

Aquarium Rescue Unit, Featuring Oteil Burbridge, Announces 2015 Reunion Tour

The quirky jam legends of Col. Bruce Hampton & the Aquarium Rescue Unit have announced they will be reuniting this summer for a handful of tour dates presented by Relix Magazine. Originally formed in 1988, the band will hit the road with its classic lineup of Hampton, guitarist Jimmy Herring, drummer Jeff Sipe, and bassist Oteil Burbridge. The band will...

Bass Videos

Wellington, Burbridge and Friends: Shape of My Heart

Anthony Wellington is one of the all time great bassists and bass educators. He’s been a member of Victor Wooten’s band for years, and his Bassology teaching studio continually turns out fantastic bass players. Today we’re celebrating his birthday with a clip from Gerald Veasley’s 2015 Bass Boot Camp, where he took the stage with Oteil Burbridge, Richard Waller, and...

Bass Videos

Oz Noy, Oteil Burbridge & Keith Carlock: You Dig

This may be a showcase for drummer Keith Carlock, but we don’t care. This trio – made up of guitarist Oz Noy and bassist Oteil Burbridge – gets down on this one. Enjoy.

Bass Players To Know

Bass Players to Know: Oteil Burbridge

Each time I embark on a new column, I find myself humbled and overwhelmed by the talent and contributions of the chosen “Bass Player to Know.” There’s no doubt in my mind that I’ll discover new music, recognize the birth of different styles, and become more in tune with the virtuosity of the player. As I wade into the pool...

Bass Videos

Soulive: “Butter Biscuit” with Oteil Burbridge

In celebration of Oteil Burbridge’s birthday today, here’s a video that shows off his amazing groove and soloing skills. The video was filmed in March, 2010 in Brooklyn. The group described the event this way: “Eric Krasno, Alan Evans and Neal Evans called on a multitude of their closest friends and musical conspirators to join them over the next fortnight...

New Albums

The Allman Brothers Release 40th Anniversary Concert DVD

On March 26, 2009, 40 years to the day that the original Allman Brothers Band played together, the revitalized version of the group — original members Gregg Allman (vocals and keyboards), Jaimoe (drums), and Butch Trucks (drums, tympani) along with Marc Quinones (congas, percussion), Warren Haynes (vocals, lead and slide guitar), Derek Trucks (slide and lead guitar) and Oteil Burbridge...


One Way Out: The Inside History of The Allman Brothers Band

“If you want to know the real deal, read Alan Paul,” says Allman Brothers bassist Oteil Burbridge about Paul’s (St. Martin’s Press). The book is billed as the first major biography of the ABB, which marks its 45th anniversary this year. All the surviving members of the band, including former members, are interviewed in this oral history, and founders Butch...


Tedeschi Trucks Band Plans to “Date a Bunch of Bass Players”

Oteil Burbridge has a long history with guitarist Derek Trucks, starting with the Allman Brothers and later with the Tedeschi Trucks Band. So when Burbridge announced he was taking a break TTB last October, it was a bit of a surprise. In a recent interview with Premier Guitar, Trucks shared that Burbridge had reached the point where he didn’t want...


Tedeschi Trucks Band Release First Track for “Made Up Mind”

Tedeschi Trucks Band has announced their third album – and first studio release since their 2011 debut, Revelator – is coming in August. Made Up Mind offers up 11 new tracks by the group, and one significant change. For the first time in the band’s history, bassist Oteil Burbridge is not part of the music. As we reported back in...

Concerts & Tours

Tedeschi Truck Band Adds Bakithi Kumalo for Spring Tour Dates

The Tedeschi Trucks Band has announced that they’ve recruited bass legend Bakithi Kumalo to lay down the low end during their Spring tour dates. The bassist, who first made waves on the classic Paul Simon album Graceland, will be with the group this weekend at the Wanee Festival through the May 3rd performance in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Since original bassist Oteil...