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Eddie Gómez announces 10-day tour in Mexico

Legendary bassist Eddie Gómez will be going on a brief 10-day tour in Mexico from November 25th through December 5th. Gómez will be touring with his trio including Stefan Karlsson on piano and Rodrigo Villanueva on drums. Eddie’s impressive resumé includes performances with jazz giants such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Evans, Gerry Mulligan, Benny Goodman, Buck Clayton, Marian...

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Alexis Cuadrado: World Premiere of “Noneto Iberico”

Bassist and composer Alexis Cuadrado will be debuting “Noneto Iberico” on Friday and Saturday October 2nd and 3rd in at The Jazz Gallery in New York. “Noneto Iberico” is a nine movement composition to be performed with nine musicians which was commissioned by the Chamber Music America-Doris Duke Foundation “New Works” grant program. It blends both Spanish flamenco music with...

Adam Clayton gets big props as U2 kicks off U.S. tour

U2 just kicked off their first stadium tour in the USA on September 13th since 1997 (the end of the Popmart Tour). Their other tours since have been confined to arenas, but now U2 has broken out with the biggest concert stage ever built. The band’s US debut was at Soldier Field in Chicago, as a continuation of their 360-degree...

Victor Wooten tour: 2 Minds 1 Groove with JD Blair

Victor Wooten is teaming back up with his long time friend JD Blair to go on a brief tour. The tour is the “2 Minds 1 Groove” and will be throughout the USA until the end of September. “I toured for quite a while with that exact same band that played a lot of that music on the record, but...

Rusted Root announces special tour

Rusted Root, the Pittsburgh based rock-jam band, is giving their fans a chance to hear some of the new music they’ve been working on for their upcoming CD with a special tour. “Our fans are the cream of the crop,” says band front man Michael Glabicki. “They have been critical to the music we have created. The songs on the...

Sonic Youth postpones tour due to bassist’s wrist injury

Lee Ranaldo, the bassist for Sonic Youth, is currently recovering from a wrist injury which he incurred playing tennis. Sonic Youth has had to cancel their appearance at the Austin City Limits festival on October 4th and postpone five other dates on their southwest tour this fall through January. The band issued the following: “Lee fractured his wrist while playing...

Les Claypool: Australian & European tours announced

Les Claypool’s Australian tour was just announced. The 5-stop tour begins December 1st, 2009: December 1, 2009: Brisbane at Tivoli Theatre (18+) December 2, 2009: Sydney at Enmore Theatre (All Ages) December 4, 2009: Melbourne at Forum Theatre (18+) December 5, 2009: Adelaide at Thebarton Theatre (All Ages) December 6, 2009: Perth at Capitol (18+) The European tour kicks off...

Band of Skulls bass giveaway and tour

Band of Skulls is running a contest to give away a Fender Jazz Bass hand painted by bassist and singer Emma Richardson. The bass is a white Fender Jazz, featuring Richardson’s unique painting style and is the only one of its kind. You can enter the contest on Band of Skull’s web site. Band of Skulls is currently on tour...

Mike Gordon: Get Bassed Tour

Phish bassist Mike Gordon will begin a 10-show solo tour, the “Get Bassed Tour,” along the east coast this week to promote his latest solo CD, The Green Sparrow. After the solo tour, he’ll be preparing for the Phish festival in late October at the Coachella site in California. In a recent Boston Herald interview, Gordon was asked about his...

Michael Manring Tour Update (Sept-Oct 2009)

Michael Manring has updated his tour schedule, including dates through October 2009. Michael shares, “I’ll be staying close to home for the next few weeks to work on some new compositions, but I’ve got lots of trips in the works for the rest of the year and 2010.” Friday, September 18 Solo performance/Special Private Concert and Gourmet Vegetarian Dinner in...