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Creedence Clearwater Revisited

In a recent interview with The Tribune, Creedence Clearwater Revisited bassist Stu Cook talks about his perspective on the band’s music and his musical career. The Creedence Clearwater Revisited band was formed a few years ago by Cook and original CCR drummer Doug “Cosmo” Clifford. The “Revisited” band includes John Tristao on guitar and vocals, lead guitarist Tal Morris and...

Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea and Lenny White tour announced

Bassist Stanley Clarke is rejoining Chick Corea and Lenny White for a world tour, starting September 2, 2009. The first show, at the Hollywood Bowl, will also feature Chaka Khan, Jean Luc Ponty and original Return to Forever guitarist Bill Connors! Connors’s appearance with the trio will mark the first Return To Forever reunion with the original members (the last...

Mike Gordon solo project tour

Bassist Mike Gordon of Phish has announced that he will be starting a 20-plus date Fall Tour beginning just after Labor Day in Brooklyn, NY that will continue through the beginning of October in Burlington, VT with his solo band. From Gordon’s homepage: “After two highly acclaimed runs last year touring on the release of his album The Green Sparrow,...

Michael Manring tour update (July – October, 2009)

Michael Manring has a number of local (San Francisco Bay area) shows scheduled through July, including three performances with acoustic guitarists Alex DeGrassi and Jeff Titus. On July 29th, Manring will be playing a special benefit concert in San Rafael for the victims of the war in Darfur. Complete tour dates and information: Thursday, July 16 at 7:30pm Solo, also...

Les Claypool tour updates with O’Death and Capillary Action

Les Claypool has updated his summer tour dates with O’Death, Capillary Action, a few festivals and other performances. July 1, 2009: Fargo, ND at The Venue @ The Hub with O’Death July 2, 2009: Omaha, NE at Anchor Inn with O’Death July 4, 2009: Rothbury, MI at Rothbury Festival July 5, 2009: Indianapolis, IN at The Vogue with O’Death July...

Classic Metal Show features Ian Hill

Bassist Ian Hill, from Judas Priest, was a featured guests on this past weekend’s “The Classic Metal Show”. The buzz is that Judas Priest is working on a new album, A Touch of Evil: Live, to be released July 14 during the band’s summer tour. The album will feature 10 songs never released live. Rob Halford told Billboard.com, “I love...

Lita Ford recruits P.J. Farley for tour

Lita Ford, the 80’s hard-rock queen and lead guitarist for The Runaways, has recruited P.J. Farley from Trixter/Ra as her new touring bassist. Since her return in 2008 from a 15 year break, Ford has been planning to release a new album, Wicked Wonderland, on her JLRG Entertainment label later this year, as well as playing a 75-date tour. Be...

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SMV to headline Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

A festival with likely the longest name in festival history, The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF), kicks off today and runs through June 20th, in Rochester, NY. SMV, the bass trio consisting of Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten is among the festival’s headlining acts. More than 800 musicians will perform in more than 225 concerts. Maybe they...

Missy Raines & the New Hip

Missy Raines & the New Hip Bassist Missy Raines is on the road, touring with her new band, Missy Raines & the New Hip, and showcasing her new musical directions. The tour follows the band’s February release, Inside Out. As Missy puts it, she “is now stepping out to make a longtime dream come true; creating a fusing of bluegrass...

Playboy Jazz Festival: the bassists

This weekend’s Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl will include two days of great music and great bass players. Highlights include Dave Holland with his big band, Esperanza Spalding and John Patitucci with the Wayne Shorter Quartet. Here’s a more complete lineup: Saturday performances include Jimmy Cobb’s So What Band featuring Wallace Roney, Norman Brown’s Summer Storm 2009, The...

Christian McBride tour update

Bassist Christian McBride is on road with his quintet, Christian McBride & Inside Straight. Here are the dates for the summer: June 11: Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz, CA June 12: Anthology in San Diego, CA June 13 & 14: Yoshi’s in Oakland, CA Jun 15: Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley in Seattle, WA June 17-20: Catalina’s Bar and Grill in...

Esperanza Spalding tour dates

Bassist/vocalist Esperanza Spalding has updated tour information for the summer, including many festivals along the way: June dates June 5, 2009 at 8:00pm: Discover Jazz Festival, Burlington, VT June 8, 2009 at 8:00pm: Via Funchal. Jorge Benson with Esperanza Spalding, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo June 13, 2009 at 8:00pm: Playboy Jazz Festival, Holywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA June 16, 2009 at...