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Victor Wooten Expands 2012 Tour with Fall Dates
Concerts & Tours

Victor Wooten Expands 2012 Tour with Fall Dates

As we reported back in May, Victor Wooten is releasing two new albums – Words & Tones and Sword & Stone – on the same day next month. Wooten, who has been on tour throughout the summer, has now added fall dates, including co-headlining some dates with the Jimmy Herring Band starting in November. Vic’s touring band includes three bassists...

Steve Bailey Named Chair of Berklee’s Bass Department
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Steve Bailey Named Chair of Berklee’s Bass Department

After 40 years at the helm, Rich Appleman retired as Chair of the Berklee College of Music’s Bass Department in May of this year. During his tenure, Appleman helped shape the face of the school by growing the bass department by leaps and bounds. Succeeding Appleman this fall will be bassist Steve Bailey, who brings his own incredible credentials to...

JoStLe Live: Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg
Bass Videos

JoStLe Live: Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg

During the 2012 Musikmesse show, bassists Lee Sklar, Steve Bailey and Jonas Hellborg took the stage, along with drummer Chester Thompson. Bass awesomeness ensued. The song was written by Sklar and Bailey, who hadn’t named it yet (maybe you can suggest a name in the comments for them).

Warwick Introduces Artist Series Steve Bailey Bass
Basses

Warwick Introduces Artist Series Steve Bailey Bass

As part of their new line this year, Warwick has introduced the Artist Series Steve Bailey bass. Available in 4-, 5- and 6-string versions, the bass shares many of the specs of his Signature Series bass and is based on Warwick’s Streamer bass, with modifications to improve access to the upper register of the neck. The bass is built with...

Steve Bailey, Hadrien Feraud and David “Fingers” Haynes NAMM Jam
Bass Videos

Steve Bailey, Hadrien Feraud and David “Fingers” Haynes NAMM Jam

PreSonus puts on some killer demos at NAMM. (this one, from back in 2009 with Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten and David “Fingers” Haynes remains one of the most popular videos on No Treble to this day). This time around, Bailey is teaming up bassist Hadrien Feraud and Haynes for a jam at the PreSonus booth. The trio is playing the...

Carol Kaye, Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey Jam at NAMM
Bass Videos

Carol Kaye, Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey Jam at NAMM

Old school meets new school in this clip from Winter NAMM 2000, where session legend Carol Kaye jams with bass virtuosos Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey on a blues. They may have different backgrounds, but one thing they all share is a groove that just won’t quit.

Recording Acoustic Bass with Steve Bailey
Bass Videos

Recording Acoustic Bass with Steve Bailey

Recording double bass can be a real hassle. As anyone who has tried it can tell you, it takes time to find the right balance of definition and depth. Luckily, Steve Bailey spent tons of time figuring out what works for him, and made this video to share his techniques. Bailey not only explains his mic placement, but also goes...

Steve Bailey: Moonridge/Potpourri (Live)
Bass Videos

Steve Bailey: Moonridge/Potpourri (Live)

Steve Bailey shows off his 6-string fretless (and mad skills) in this live performance of “Moonridge/Potpourri”. Bailey is backed by drummer Gregg Bissonette in this clip, taken from Bailey’s and Victor Wooten’s Bass Extremes DVD.

Warwick Announces Steve Bailey Signature Bass
Bass Gear

Warwick Announces Steve Bailey Signature Bass

Fretless bassist Steve Bailey has joined up with Warwick as an endorsing artist, and the company has just unveiled a new Steve Bailey Signature Bass. The model is a 6-string fretless based on their Streamer, though the design has been modified for better access to the upper register of the neck. The Steve Bailey Signature bass features bolt-on construction and...

Warwick to Release “Fuss on the Buss” DVD
News

Warwick to Release “Fuss on the Buss” DVD

Warwick announced they will be releasing Warwick Live: Fuss on the Buss, a DVD release which documents the coming together of 11 bassists on a bus under the Manhattan Bridge. The group includes T.M. Stevens, Larry Graham, Bootsy Collins, Norwood Fisher, Divinity Roxx, Jonas Hellborg, Ryan Martinie, John B Williams, Brandino, Hansford Rowe and Steve Bailey. Warwick says the event...