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Taylor Lee Releases “Lightning Man”
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,...

Berklee Bass Department: Deck The Hanukkah
Bass Videos

Berklee Bass Department: Deck The Hanukkah

It’s time for one of our favorite holiday traditions again. Steve Bailey and the Berklee Bass Department have once again sent us a video for the season, and it’s another great one. This year’s track is a mashup entitled “Deck the Hanukkah” that features Bailey, Victor Wooten, John Patitucci, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, and Aaron Hanson on some blazing rap...

Groove – Episode #35: Steve Bailey
Groove Podcast

Groove – Episode #35: Steve Bailey

Here’s a little known personal fact about me: Steve Bailey’s 2007 album, So Low… Solo, is one my favorite instrumental music discs of all time. Beyond his stunning mastery of the six-string fretless bass, the composition and arrangements on this album are captivating. It’s still on high rotation in my weekly playlist. With that, Steve is more commonly known as...

Berklee Bass Department: Little Drummer Boy
Bass Videos

Berklee Bass Department: Little Drummer Boy

One of our favorite holiday traditions is getting a holiday video from Steve Bailey and the Berklee Bass Department. This year, Steve, and fellow Berklee bass faculty Victor Wooten, John Patitucci, James Genus and Lincoln Goines put together this terrific arrangement of “Little Drummer Boy”. The bassists dedicate this year’s video to the late Victor Bailey. They’ve also announced Victor...

Christian McBride: Berklee Bass Department Clinic
Bass Videos

Christian McBride: Berklee Bass Department Clinic

Today is Christian McBride‘s birthday, and he’s giving us a gift. In this video, Christian plays (with Berklee Bass Chair Steve Bailey) and shares some tips on intonation during a clinic. Happy birthday, Christian!

Victor Wooten’s VixCamps Open For Registration
Events

Victor Wooten’s VixCamps Open For Registration

Registration is now open for Victor Wooten’s 2016 Music and Nature Camps. This season includes five main programs at Wooten Woods outside of Nashville, Tennessee plus three additional programs that branch out the educational offerings. VixCamps kicks off with the original Bass/Nature Camp from July 18th to the 24th. “Following the outline set in motion in the camp’s inaugural year...

Steve Bailey and Friends: Jingle Bells
Bass Videos

Steve Bailey and Friends: Jingle Bells

Steve Bailey has sent out his annual audio Christmas greeting, and this year’s is the biggest yet. As head of the Berklee Bass Department, Bailey brings in featured artists during their visits to the college to make special bass arrangements of holiday carols. This year has Bailey, Sandro Scoccia, Leland Sklar, John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, David Ellefson, Gary Willis, and...

Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey & Derico Watson: Bass Extremes
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey & Derico Watson: Bass Extremes

Back in September, Berklee held their Beantown Jazz Festival. Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and Derico Watson took the stage, and thankfully, they recorded it.

John Clayton, John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, and Steve Bailey: Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Bass Videos

John Clayton, John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, and Steve Bailey: Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

Steve Bailey has a great tradition of spreading holiday cheer. He gathers his fellow bassists for a winter summit at Berklee College of Music, where he heads the bass department, and puts together star-studded arrangements of carols. This year the group includes heavyweights John Clayton, John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, and Bailey playing a reggae/swing/funk version of “Santa Claus is Coming...

Bass Bash Jam: Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, J.D. Blair and Derico Watson
Bass Videos

Bass Bash Jam: Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, J.D. Blair and Derico Watson

Berklee hosted their 2014 Summer Bass Bash recently, and what a bash it was. Here’s one of the highlights from the event with Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey jamming along with drummers J.D. Blair and Derico Watson. Smokin’!

John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, Victor Bailey, and Steve Bailey: Double Bass Jam
Bass Videos

John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, Victor Bailey, and Steve Bailey: Double Bass Jam

We know you love bass like we do, so this one is going to be especially great – at least four times as great. In September, 2013, John Patitucci, Victor Bailey, Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten took the stage at the Berklee Performance Center for this “Double Bass Jam”, along with drummer Derico Watson. The only thing wrong with this...

Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey: NAMM Jam 2014
Bass Videos

Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey: NAMM Jam 2014

It wouldn’t be NAMM without a performance by this epic duo. This year, Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey took the stage and did their take on George Gershwin’s “Summertime.”