News: The Latest News from the World of Bass
Since Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp announced a week’s worth of online seminars, many of them already sold out – including Rudy Sarzo’s. However, they’ve added a new round of masterclasses that will include a session with Eva Gardner.
David Gross has expanded his list of instructional books by revisiting his earliest book with “Very Bassic Bass” and publishing the new method book Learning the “Fingerboard of the Six-String Bass”.
Although they formed in only 2008, the avant-garde extreme metal band Triptykon has released a new live album that’s been over 30 years in the making. Check out “Requiem (Live At Roadburn 2019)”
Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten are continuing their weekly free webinar series this Friday, June 5th at 4pm Eastern. The meeting topic is “Gender Justice…Empowerment, Enlightenment, and Education,” and as such it will include some of the best female musicians around.
Almost two decades since their last album, the Long Beach Dub Allstars have returned to release a new self-titled album. The band is now anchored by drummer Marshall Goodman “Ras MG” and bassist Edwin Kampwirth.
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Jazz bassist Mats Eilertsen explores new textures to blur genres – and centuries – on his new album, “Memorabilia”. The record matches his trio with the vocal ensemble Trio Mediaeval.
The special 40th Anniversary edition of Rush’s groundbreaking seventh studio album “Permanent Waves” is now available. It comes in several formats, but die-hard fans will take note of the Super Deluxe Edition.
Three years after his passing, a new live album from guitarist Allan Holdsworth is available to the public. “Frankfurt ’86” features the incredible lineup of Gary Husband, Kei Akagi, and Jimmy Johnson.
If you’re looking for something to watch this weekend, look no further. Led Zeppelin will be streaming their Celebration Day concert film for free from May 30th to June 2nd.
Mai Leisz has released a second single for 2020 with the new track, “Ho’oponopono”. The bass-forward song is described as a “roaring instrumental modern jazz-fusion combining elements of improvisation, California surf guitar and Americana.”
Live for Live Music is presenting a one-day virtual music festival on Saturday, May 30th. The line-up includes some terrific bassists, including George Porter Jr., Mononeon, Erick "Jesus" Coomes, Tony Hall, Nick Daniels III, and Pete Shand.