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Cincinnati Bass Blast!

On July 15th at 7pm, the Cincinnati Bass Blast, a gathering by bassists for bassists, will kick off in Liberty Township, Ohio. There will be performances by bassists Steven Guerrero, Doug Johns, and Jauqo III-X. This production is being produced by BYO Productions – aka Helena Bouchez and David Yates – who are dedicated to creating events for bassists. Check...

Aguilar Amps announces Steve Jenkins and Matt Rubano Master Class

Aguilar Amplification has just announced their latest Master Class in their Artist Series, featuring Steve Jenkins and Matt Rubano on July 14, 2009. Steve Jenkins is a force in the jazz and and jam/funk scenes, having toured extensively with Vernon Reid and David Fiuczynski, as well as holding down a monster teaching schedule. His solo album, Mad Science, was released...

Alun Vaughan’s solo bass webcast for charity

Bassist Alun Vaughan is joining Cancer Research UK in a fundraising event, Busking Cancer, by performing a solo bass concert via webcast from his home. The event will be held live at 8:30pm UK time on June 20th (to find out your local time, visit this site), and recorded for anyone who can’t watch it live. The webcast will run...

Hot Tuna’s Jamaica Celebration

Hot Tuna recently announced that they will be playing in Jamaica this December to celebrate the 50 year old friendship between the band’s two founding members, bassist Jack Casady and guitarist Jorma Kaukonen. The band will be offering an all-inclusive package for the Jamaican get-away from December 10-14 which includes accommodation at Lido Negril resort and spa. Tip of the...

Freihofer’s Jazz Festival

The 32nd annual Freihofer’s Jazz Festival kicks off on June 27th, in Saratoga Springs, NY, with over 20 performances taking place during the two-day event. On Saturday, June 27, the festival kicks off with performances by SMV – Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, Victor Wooten, Gary Burton Quartet Revisited with Steve Swallow, Pat Metheny and Antonio Sanchez, Patti LaBelle, Spanish Harlem...

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Jack Bruce to headline Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

The Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival kicks off next month, from July 31st to August 9th, in Scotland. Cream bassist Jack Bruce is among the headliners, performing with guitarist Robin Trower and drummer Gary Husband. The schedule and band line-up is pretty amazing. Chris Minh Doky will be performing with Doky/Ozone/Johansen/Smith. Bassist Mario Caribe will perform as part of Phil...

Doug Wimbish: London International Music Show appearance & clinics

Rotosound has announced their guest artist line up for the upcoming London International Music Show this month. Bassists Doug Wimbish and Dave Pybus will each make appearances during the four day event. Here’s the complete line up: Thursday 11th June – Paul Allender, Cradle of Filth at 3:00pm Saturday 13th June – Steve Diggle, The Buzzcocks at 3:00pm Saturday 13th...

NH Bass Fest

The third annual New Hampshire Bass Festival is taking place June 24th through the 27th, at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH. The festival combines both performance and education sessions, with classes starting daily at 9am and performances each night at 8pm. Faculty and performers include Michael Manring, Celso Pixinga, Todd Johnson, Dave Buda, Danny Morris, Marshal Wood, Rob...

Pasadena Bass Day 09

This year’s Pasadena Bass Day, presented by BassQuake and Los Angeles Music Academy will be held on July 25th, 2009, starting at 8am, at the Los Angeles Music Academy. Guest clinicians include bassists Rhonda Smith, Sekou Bunch, Brian Bromberg and Bryan Beller, covering a wide range of styles and approaches to the bass. Breakout sessions will also take place, so...

Hadrien Feraud at Findamorale Festival

On June 5th and 6th (Friday and Saturday), Hadrien Feraud will be appearing with his band from Paris at the “FINDAMORALE” festival at Charlie Wright’s in Pitfield Street Shoreditch, London. His band includes: Michel Le Coq (keyboard) , Jim Grancamp (guitar), and Yoann Schmidt (drums). If you have not seen Hadrien before you are missing out. He has been described...

Stu Hamm Clinics

Next month, Stu Hamm will be conducting a series of clinics with Shadows Fall drummer, Jason Bittner. This unlikely duo will be starting these clinics during the first week of June, and the dates are as follows June 3 at the Washington Music Center in Wheaton, MD June 4 at Sam Ash Music Store in King of Prussia, PA June...

Win tickets to Ornette Coleman’s Meltdown to see Charlie Haden

The Guardian (UK) is running a contest to give away five pairs of tickets to the Ornette Coleman’s Meltdown event, featuring bassist Charlie Haden. The Meltdown showcases many artists, including avant-garde artists to more traditional jazz artists. Charlie Haden will be performing in addition to the Yoko Ono/ Plastic Ono Band, and post-rock band Three Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra....