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“3 of a Perfect Pair” Camp to Feature Tony Levin
Events

“3 of a Perfect Pair” Camp to Feature Tony Levin

Tony Levin will be part of the faculty at the “3 of a Perfect Pair” Music Camp, which will also feature fellow King Crimson allies Adrian Belew and Pat Mastelotto. The camp is open to all musicians (and non-musicians) and provides an opportunity for face-to-face interaction with the musicians including masterclasses, chats, and even bonfires. Levin, Belew, and Mastelotto will...

The Collectable King Crimson Vol 5: Live In Japan 1995
New Albums

The Collectable King Crimson Vol 5: Live In Japan 1995

A new two-disc set featuring performances from King Crimson’s 1995 world tour has been released. The Collectable King Crimson Vol 5: Live In Japan 1995 offers the expanded audio taken from the original concert recordings used for Crimson’s Deja VROOOM DVD. The band’s 1995 tour came after the “double trio” reformed after the release of THRAK. Personnel includes Tony Levin...

Tony Levin: Live Jam
Bass Videos

Tony Levin: Live Jam

At the 2009 Bass Player Live, Tony Levin performed at the Ernie Ball Music Man booth, with the help of two drummers. Tony is using his famous “Funk Fingers” during the performance. He really gets going in part 2, with some Liquid Tension Experiment. Part 1: Part 2:

New Albums

Tony Levin’s Stick Men Releases “Soup”

Bassist/Stickist Tony Levin, along with Stickist Michael Bernier and King Crimson drummer Pat Mastelotto, have released their latest album, Soup. The album consists of material developed over two years of touring, including “the unusual rap/rock title piece (about supercolliders!), a three part epic, ‘Hands’ and four movements from Stravinsky’s ‘Firebird Suite’, and much more.” Preview and download Soup: Amazon.com Widgets

Tony Levin’s BassCam: Sledgehammer
Bass Videos

Tony Levin’s BassCam: Sledgehammer

Here’s Tony Levin giving us a unique perspective of a Peter Gabriel concert in Lima, Peru. I love Tony’s background vocal appearance. Check out more from Tony Levin’s Road Diary.

Bass Videos

Neftali Lopez: Liquid Tension Experiment’s Universal Mind

Check out bassist Neftali Lopez‘s adaptation of Tony Levin’s stick part from the Liquid Tension Experiment tune “Universal Mind”. Neftali is playing this on his six string bass with a Phaser (BOSS ME-50B multieffects) and the bridge pickup at 75%, to make sound similar to a Stick. Check out more on Neftali on his MySpace page.

Concerts & Tours

Tony Levin tour updates

Bassist Tony Levin is enjoying a rare break from touring, but it won’t last long. He’s just announced a new set of dates for his various musical endeavors in 2010. HoBoLeMa (Alan Holdsworth, Terry Bozzio, Levin and Pat Mastelotto) Jan 2,3: Seattle / Triple Door Jan 4: Portland / Aladdin Theater Jan 6: Santa Cruz / Kuumbwa Jazz Jan 8,...

Events

Ernie Ball at Bass Player Live

Ernie Ball is going to be at Bass Player Live on October 24th and 25th, with different clinics running from players that swear by their instruments. They’re providing an all-star line up, so if you’ll be at the event in Hollywood, these clinics will definitely be worth checking out. The performance schedule includes: Saturday October 24th 10:15-10:45 Mark Bass Alain...

Bass Videos, Concerts & Tours

Tony Levin: “Sleepless” video and tour update

We received this great video of bassist Tony Levin performing with King Crimson in Japan. Check out that thumb! The performers included Levin on bass and vocals, Adrian Belew on guitar and vocals, Robert Fripp on guitar and Bill Bruford on drums. Levin has a few different projects cooking this fall, he just finished a 3 day tour with L’Image...

Weekly Top 10

No Treble Rewind: New lesson series, spotlight on Adam Tanner, new releases, videos & gear

In case you missed it, here are some of the most popular features from last week (August 23rd through 28th). Features & Columns Lesson: Melodic Construction Jon Burr introduced a new lesson series, on melodic construction in improvisation. Player Spotlight: Adam Tanner Our player spotlight showcased the work of Adam Tanner (aka ZenBeer), a solo bassist from Ottawa, Ontario. Ask...

Bass Day Jam: Mr. P.C.
Bass Videos

Bass Day Jam: Mr. P.C.

Twelve years ago, bassists John Patitucci, Tony Levin, Oteil Burbridge, Billy Sheehan, Reggie Washington and Dave Pomeroy got together to perform John Coltrane’s “Mr. P.C.” Of course, Mr. P.C. is Mr. Paul Chambers, the bassist who performed and recorded with Coltrane and Miles Davis.

Bass Videos

Goatika and Tony Levin: LEVITATION

Goatika Lab – comprised of Tony Levin on bass, Artem Yakushenko on electric violin and mandolin, Sergey Klevenski on winds, Boris Nazarov on percussion programming and special effects, Pavel Mikhailuk on didgeridoo and vocals, Jagannat on tabla, Evgenia Tedjetova on vocals and Jovis Bubrowski on didgeridoo – performed live at the Moscow B2 Club in 2007. This video captures one...