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Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci To Host Billy Cobham Webinar
Events

Bailey, Wooten, and Patitucci To Host Billy Cobham Webinar

The Berklee Bass Department’s weekly webinar will return this Thursday, April 22nd with a special roundtable featuring drum legend Billy Cobham and his bassists.

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Karina Rykman Announces Spring Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Karina Rykman Announces Spring Tour Dates

Bassist Karina Rykman has announced a new spring tour with her band including drummer Chris Corsico and guitarist Adam November.

Vijay Iyer Releases “UnEasy” With Linda May Han Oh
New Albums

Vijay Iyer Releases “UnEasy” With Linda May Han Oh

Vijay Iyer has just released “UnEasy”, an album that sees the pianist presenting a new trio completed by drummer Tyshawn Sorey and bassist Linda May Han Oh.

Alex Webster and Cannibal Corpse Release “Violence Unimagined”
New Albums

Alex Webster and Cannibal Corpse Release “Violence Unimagined”

Death metal mainstays Cannibal Corpse have released “Violence Unimagined”, marking their 15th studio album since the band’s inception in 1988. It’s the first to feature Erik Rutan, who has been their producer, as a full-time guitarist.

Matt Freeman Joins The Vulturas
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Matt Freeman Joins The Vulturas

Southern California punk band The Vulturas has announced a new full-time member. Rancid and former Operation Ivy bassist Matt Freeman is now a permanent member of the group.

Mark Giuliana Releases “Ancient Practice” with Bassist Stu Brooks
New Albums

Mark Giuliana Releases “Ancient Practice” with Bassist Stu Brooks

Drummer Mark Giuliana has just released a new EP called “Ancient Practice” as part of the Outlaw Ocean Music Project. Each track features Stu Brooks on bass and Nicholas Semrad on keyboards.

Trickfish Amplification Acquires Flex Core Onboard Preamps
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Trickfish Amplification Acquires Flex Core Onboard Preamps

Trickfish Amplification announced the acquisition of the Flex Core Onboard Preamp. The preamp, which was designed by Michael Pope and David Yates, will continue to offer the same configurations.

Cheap Trick Releases “In Another World”
New Albums

Cheap Trick Releases “In Another World”

Rock mainstays Cheap Trick has released their 20th studio album, entitled “In Another World”. The album has been a long time coming, as the group released the first single, “The Summer Looks Good On You” way back in May 2018.

David Ellefson Announces “Bass Chronicles” Storytelling Tour
Events

David Ellefson Announces “Bass Chronicles” Storytelling Tour

David Ellefson has plenty of stories to tell. He’s written two memoirs and toured a show called “Basstory: An Intimate Evening Of Riffs And Repartee.” Now that live events are beginning to open up, he’s announced a new storytelling tour.

Evan Marien Publishes “Minor Hexatonic Scales and Melodic Patterns Vol. 2”
Sheet Music & Instruction

Evan Marien Publishes “Minor Hexatonic Scales and Melodic Patterns Vol. 2”

Evan Marien has released the second volume in his series of books on the hexatonic scale. “Minor Hexatonic Scales and Melodic Patterns Vol. 2” builds upon volume one, with exercises crafted to expand your musical vocabulary.

Carl Mayotte Releases “Pop de Ville, Vol. 1”
New Albums

Carl Mayotte Releases “Pop de Ville, Vol. 1”

Carl Mayotte had a big year in 2020, despite the hardships. He was named Radio-Canada Jazz Revelation 2020-2021 and won the Prix de la Relève LOJIQ. Now he’s keeping the momentum up with a new album, “Pop de Ville, Vol. 1”.

Tal Wilkenfeld Anchors Upcoming Prince Album, “Welcome 2 America”
New Albums

Tal Wilkenfeld Anchors Upcoming Prince Album, “Welcome 2 America”

Since his passing, we’ve been getting little bits of unreleased music from Prince’s vault. Now a full never-before-heard album will be seeing the light of day, with drummer Chris Coleman and bassist Tal Wilkenfeld.