News: The Latest News from the World of Bass
Haim has returned with their third studio album, entitled “Women In Music, Pt. III”. The trio of sisters – featuring Alana on drums, Danielle on guitar and vocals, and Este Haim on bass – expand on their sound with genre-blurring textures and catchy hooks.
Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family will be featured in a live online conversation hosted by the GRAMMY Museum tomorrow. “Catching Up With The Immediate Family” will be hosted by Scott Goldman.
Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci are continuing their weekly bass hang on July 9th with a session called “L.A. Studio-Shed.” The free Zoom webinar will feature the trio talking with a who’s who of the session scene in Los Angeles.
Jazz and fusion master Jimmy Haslip has just reissued two of his solo albums: “Red Heat” and “Nightfall”.
Khruangbin has predominantly been an instrumental band, until now. Bassist Laura Lee found inspiration from a friend and discovered her expression in lyrics to create the new album, “Mordechai”.
Harley Flanagan and Cro-Mags have returned with “In The Beginning”, which marks the group’s first full-length in 20 years following a bitter legal battle over the band name.
Hot Tuna guitarist Jorma Kaukonen has been holding live streams on his own throughout the quarantine, but now bassist Jack Casady has safely driven across the country to join him for a special July 4th concert.
Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament has dropped a surprise EP called “American Death Squad”. The five-song collection was crafted during the beginning of the quarantine period during the pandemic.
Two-time Grammy-winning bassist Derrick Hodge has returned with his third album as a leader, entitled “Color of Noize”. While it’s an expansion on Hodge’s unique blend of jazz, hip-hop, and soul, it also has several fresh aspects.
A new documentary on pioneering bassist Suzi Quatro is coming to streaming services soon. Directed by Liam Firmager, “Suzi Q” details her life and career as one of the first female rock stars in the world.
Marek Bero has expanded his line of Bass Gym 101 series with a new instructional book. “Bass Gym 101 Basslines for Beginners” features 101 exercises and lessons that condenses essential bass knowledge while focusing on playing bass lines.
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