Calling all double bassists around the world! The Bass Coalition has announced their annual summer workshop will be held on June 26th and 27th. This year’s event will be virtual, allowing anyone around the globe to join in on the action.
The International Society of Bassists will be holding their biennial bass convention virtually this year from June 8th through the 12th. The bass-filled event will have over 150 concerts, lectures, and masterclasses for attendees.
This week’s Berklee Bass Department webinar will feature heroes of the fretless bass. Guests will include Tony Franklin, Percy Jones, Gary Willis, Steve DiGiorgio, Alain Caron, Bakithi Kumalo, Michael Manring, and Mark Egan.
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.
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.
World-renowned bass educator Anthony Wellington is continuing his virtual series of Bassology clinics this Monday, April 12th with a session called “Four Ways of Knowing a Musical Concept (or Anything).”
Bassists need to have a tight connection with drummers to build a good groove. That’s why the Berklee Bass Department is using their weekly webinar to do a deep dive with some of the world’s greatest drummers.
Paul Jackson’s passing on March 18th sent shockwaves through the music community. Now a staggering list of his musical compatriots will be remembering him in a live webinar hosted by the Berklee Bass Department.
After two successful events last year, BassCon Online is back for the third time. The three-day event will be held April 16th through the 18th with an amazing roster of bassists giving lessons.
This week’s free webinar from the Berklee Bass Department with Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci will be covering a different type of gig. The trio will be hosting bassists that have performed for Cirque Du Soleil.
The world is still socially distanced, but that’s not stopping the San Francisco Symphony and Northern California Chamber Music Academy from presenting the San Francisco 25th annual Winter Bass Bash.
The Berklee Bass Department’s weekly hangout will continue tomorrow. Hosted by Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci, the session this week will feature “Giants of Rock” with rhythm section members from four major bands.