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Aidan Hampson Publishes Best of Coldplay, The Police, and The Eagles Bass Transcription Books
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Aidan Hampson Publishes Best of Coldplay, The Police, and The Eagles Bass Transcription Books

Aidan Hampson has added three new books to his library of bass transcriptions with The Best of Coldplay, The Best of The Police, and The Best of The Eagles. “Both Coldplay and The Police use a combination of electric and synth bass, and I’ve endeavored to detail their use of each in as much detail as possible,” Hampson writes. “The...

Timothy B. Schmit Releases “Leap of Faith”
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Timothy B. Schmit Releases “Leap of Faith”

Eagles and Poco bassist and vocalist Timothy B. Schmit has released the solo album, Leap of Faith. The record, recorded at his Los Angeles studio, mixes rock, country, Americana and R&B, was written as the Eagles toured. It also features a host of guests, including vibraphone from jazz player Gary Burton, and some other famous players, on the song, “Red...

Poco’s “From the Inside” Reissued
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Poco’s “From the Inside” Reissued

Before The Eagles, bassist Timothy B. Schmit was a member of the pioneering country-rock outfit Poco. While Poco had only two major hits (“Crazy Love” and “Heart of the Night” in 1979) well after Schmit’s time with the band, its influence has been a lasting one, particularly as a part of the country-rock continuum that begins with Buffalo Springfield —...

Timothy B. Schmit Recovering from Throat and Neck Cancer
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Timothy B. Schmit Recovering from Throat and Neck Cancer

Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit is recovering after having surgery for throat and neck cancer late last month. The news was confirmed by his assistant Julie Freeman in a message to the band’s fan site Eaglesfans.com. Freeman stated that Schmit was diagnosed in October and flew to New York for surgery right after The Eagles’ November 17th concert in Las...

Duesenberg Celebrates Eagles’ 40th Anniversary with Signature Bass
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Duesenberg Celebrates Eagles’ 40th Anniversary with Signature Bass

Forty years ago, The Eagles began their career with their self-titled debut album. During the four decades since, the band has earned six Grammys, sold over 120 million albums worldwide, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Anchored by bassist Timothy B. Schmidt, the Eagles celebrated the anniversary by teaming up with Duesenberg to...

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Timothy Schmit: Expando

Timothy Schmit, bassist for The Eagles, gathered some of his friends to work on his newly released album, Expando, including Keb’ Mo’, Kid Rock, Graham Nash and Dwight Yoakam. In a recent interview with Spinner.com, Schmit talked about what it was like to get together such different artists to work on the new album. “I needed some really different-sounding voices...

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Expando: the new album by The Eagles’ Timothy Schmit

Eagles’ bassist Timothy Schmit is releasing his fifth solo album, Expando, on October 20th 2009. Expando will feature guest artists Graham Nash, Dwight Yoakam and Kid Rock on background vocals, blues guitarists Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Keb’ Mo’, Van Dyke Parks on accordion, Gary Burton on vibes and keyboardists Garth Hudson of the Band and Benmont Tench of the Heartbreakers....