The Aristocrats have announced their first ever “Aristocamp,” which is set to take place from June 18 - 21. Each member of the trio – including bassist Bryan Beller – will teaching and performing. Michael Manring is a guest instructor.
Tal Wilkenfeld has returned with a new solo album called “Love Remains.” As opposed to her 2007 instrumental release, “Transformation,” her latest record focuses on her songwriting and marks her vocal debut.
You Bred Raptors? has announced they will be hitting the road for a spring tour this April. The trio features KC Solaris on drums, Tara Hanish on cello, and bandleader Peat Rains on 8-string bass.
Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals will be hitting the road this year for the “Best Teef In The Game” tour. The tour will be anchored by bassist Kelsey Gonzalez, along with Thundercat providing support for the entire run.
Snarky Puppy has returned with a new studio album called “Immigrance.” The new record lets the 19 band members let loose in places, but bassist and bandleader Michael League says their focus this time around was on the groove.
Guitarist Oz Noy’s new album, “Booga Looga Loo,” is now available. Noy’s impressive guitar work is supported by an unbelievable cast of musicians, including Will Lee, James Genus, and John Patitucci.
Joe Bonamassa has announced a new set of tour dates for this summer in support of his latest album, “Redemption.” Session legend Michael Rhodes, who played on the album, will once again be joining him to lay down the low end.
The Meat Puppets have returned with their 15th studio album, called “Dusty Notes,” which also marks the first release featuring the original lineup since 1996.
Saxophonist David Liebman hit it big when he joined Miles Davis in 1972 for the recording of the album “On The Corner.” Now, 47 years after the album’s recording, Liebman has gathered an incredible band to pay homage to the album - including Victor Wooten.
Bassist and No Treble contributor Ted Gould III (aka Blyss) has just published a new book called “The Blue-Collar Bassist: How To Get Gigs & Be The Player That Everyone Wants To Hire.” The 113-page book is full of real-world information on becoming a professional.