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Mike Portnoy, Stuart Hamm, Paulie Z, Walter Ino: YYZ
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Mike Portnoy, Stuart Hamm, Paulie Z, Walter Ino: YYZ

Back in July, Mike Portnoy, Stu Hamm, Paulie Z, Walter Ino got together virtually to record something in support of the David Z Foundation. They chose Rush’s “YYZ” as the tune, and Stu threw in some cool slap and tap lines throughout.

Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp Announces Online Masterclasses with Stu Hamm, Tony Franklin, and Mike Kroeger
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Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp Announces Online Masterclasses with Stu Hamm, Tony Franklin, and Mike Kroeger

The Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp has expanded their online masterclasses with three more bass sessions with three amazing bass players: Stuart Hamm, Tony Franklin, and Mike Kroeger. Each of the virtual classes allows you to interact with the players directly.

Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci to Host Free “Solo Bass-Shed” Webinar
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Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci to Host Free “Solo Bass-Shed” Webinar

The Berklee Bass Department/Bass Vault weekly bass hang is on again with an incredible lineup. Hosted by Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and John Patitucci, “Solo Bass-Shed” will focus on bassists known for their solo work. The lineup includes Stu Hamm, Michael Manring, Janek Gwizdala, Hadrien Feraud, and Damian Erskine.

Gergo Borlai’s “The Missing Song” Features Amazing Bass Lineup
New Albums

Gergo Borlai’s “The Missing Song” Features Amazing Bass Lineup

Drummer Gergo Borlai has just released his new album, The Missing Song, which serves as a tribute to all the influential drummers that have inspired him. Although it’s drum-centric, Borlai is joined by an unbelievable cast of bassists for the record.

BassCon Online to Feature Leland Sklar, Stuart Hamm, John Patitucci, and Guy Pratt
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BassCon Online to Feature Leland Sklar, Stuart Hamm, John Patitucci, and Guy Pratt

Ove Bosch has announced a new online bass camp called BassCon Online. Bosch, who was the organizer and host of the Warwick Bass Camp, has confirmed four top-shelf bassists for the event: Leland Sklar, Stuart Hamm, John Patitucci, and Guy Pratt.

Solo Bass Night Series Launching This November
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Solo Bass Night Series Launching This November

Ariane Cap and Josh Cohen have teamed up to create Solo Bass Night, a performance series that features and promotes solo bass music. The concerts have their roots from an event nearly 15 years ago.

Jason Raso with Stuart Hamm: The Pork-Chop Express
Bass Videos

Jason Raso with Stuart Hamm: The Pork-Chop Express

Jason Raso recently sent us this video, and it is a ton of fun. Thanks to a hilarious intro, we learned that Jason’s goal back in 1991 was to record with Stuart Hamm. 28 years later, it happened.

Mohini Dey, Stuart Hamm, Tina Guo, and Alex Skolnick: NAMM Jam
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Mohini Dey, Stuart Hamm, Tina Guo, and Alex Skolnick: NAMM Jam

During the 2019 NAMM show, there was an epic jam at the Baked Potato Jazz Club in Studio City, California. Guitarist Alex Skolnick, cellist Tina Guo, along with bassists Mohini Dey and Stuart Hamm, took the stage and lit it up.

Stu Hamm Working On New Solo Bass CD, Tour
News

Stu Hamm Working On New Solo Bass CD, Tour

Stu Hamm has announced a new solo bass CD and an accompanying tour. The Diary of Patrick Xavier promises to be an intimate listen, according to the bassist. “My new project [is] a deeply personal Solo Bass CD based on my real life experiences, (and one AMAZING coincidence), that happened to me over the last few years,” he wrote on...

Making Music: Pro Bassist Insights on Composing
Interviews

Making Music: Pro Bassist Insights on Composing

Gigs tend to dry up for bassists during the winter months (besides holiday work), making it the perfect time to start composing new music for the spring. Whether you’re a seasoned composer or just starting out on the bass, writing music will help you grow as a player and musician. We compiled some advice from the world’s top bass players...

Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – Stuart Hamm
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Stuart Clayton: Giants of Bass – Stuart Hamm

Stuart Clayton is really making lots of progress on his new edition of Giants of Bass. This time around, Clayton is focusing his attention on Stuart Hamm. “This track was written in the style of the instrumental jazz/rock tunes that Stuart recorded on his first three albums back in the late eighties and early nineties,” Clayton shared. “It features open...

Stu Hamm Band: Black Ice, Live
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Stu Hamm Band: Black Ice, Live

Stuart Hamm has been killing it on the road this year with solo and band tours. While he’s been touring behind his latest album, The Book of Lies, he has also been mixing in some of his older tunes for a career spanning experience. Here’s a clip of Hamm and his bandmates Jeff Bowders and Randy McStine tackling “Black Ice”...