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Live from NAMM: Jeff Berlin & Danny Gottlieb

Here’s Jeff Berlin at the Markbass booth, performing with drummer Danny Gottlieb (on one cymbal!) The guys at Markbass have been very cool, and very busy this year… We’ll be posting coverage on their new lines soon.

Live from NAMM: Seth Horan

Live from NAMM: Seth Horan

We’re at the NAMM show this week, and to kick it off, here’s a video of bassist Seth Horan, performing with guitarist Petteri Sariola at the Marriott main stage.

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Gear Watch: Warwick’s Adam Clayton Reverso Signature Bass

Adam Clayton has teamed up with the Marcus Spangler and the makers at Warwick to create a bold new bass: the Adam Clayton Reverso Signature Bass. With a unique body design and high quality features, this bass is sure to turn heads. The body, which is a Warwick Stryker reversed, is made of Khaya Mahogany with a 5A quilted maple...

Gerald Veasley’s 2010 Bass Bootcamp announced

Bassist Gerald Veasley‘s 2010 Bass Bootcamp is now open for registration. The event will take place over three days starting Friday, March 19th in Reading, Pennsylvania. The Bootcamp is designed for players of all levels and experience, which hands-on instruction from an impressive list of bassists, including: Bakithi Kumalo Brian Bromberg Michael Manring Anthony Wellington Richard Waller III Chris Farr...

Victor Wooten announces 2010 music camps

Bassist Victor Wooten has posted new dates for his popular music camps in 2010. Here’s the complete 2010 line-up: Victor Wooten’s Bass/Nature Camp: April 13-18, 2010 Classes alternate between indoor and outdoor settings with each student rotating between specialized instructors, getting a balanced and fun dose of Nature and Musical information. This will help show the relationship between the two....

Rufus Reid and John Clayton featured at new JEN Conference

Rufus Reid and Grammy nominees the Clayton Brothers (featuring John Clayton) are among the headliners to be featured at the first annual Jazz Education Network Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The JEN Conference, which takes place on May 20-22, 2010, will also include performances by Marvin Stamm, Terrell Stafford, the Army Blues Band, Tom “Bones” Malone, Sixth Wave, and many...

Rotosound announces guest appearances at NAMM Show

String manufacturer Rotosound has announced a line-up of bassists who will be making appearances at their booth at NAMM 2010 on Saturday, the 16th of January. Five guests are scheduled for that day, including Duff McKagan of Guns & Roses/Velvet Revolver, James Lomenzo of Megadeth, Eva Gardener, who has been touring with Pink, Robbie Crane from Ratt, and the formidable...

Canadian Rockies Bass Bash announced

The Canadian Rockies Bass Bash, a clinic and jam session with some of the leading bassists from around the world, has been scheduled April 10, 2010, in Calgary, Alberta. The clinic is featuring artists such as Benny Rietveld, Adam Nitti, Scott Nickless, Sheldon Dingwall (of Dingwall Guitars), and Hansford Rowe. There are scheduled clinics with each visiting artist, as well...

Upcoming bluegrass workshop: Bass “Strummit”

The Bass “Strummit” bass workshop has been announced. The workshop, led by the Mountain Heart bassist Jason Moore and assisted by Sandy Ridge bass man Mike Conner, will cover skill levels from beginner to advanced. The event will be held on January 2, 2010, in Roanoke, Virginia. The class size will be capped to just 20 students to allow the...

Jazz legend Ron Carter gives intimate clinic

On November 4th, the virtuosic jazz bassist Ron Carter presented a clinic entitled “All Alone” to a sold out crowd. The one-night only workshop was held at David Gage’s String Instruments shop located in NYC. Mr. Carter played some, and then covered topics ranging from gig preparation to working with other musicians and amps, as well as taking questions from...

Ernie Ball at Bass Player Live

Ernie Ball is going to be at Bass Player Live on October 24th and 25th, with different clinics running from players that swear by their instruments. They’re providing an all-star line up, so if you’ll be at the event in Hollywood, these clinics will definitely be worth checking out. The performance schedule includes: Saturday October 24th 10:15-10:45 Mark Bass Alain...

Bryan Beller, on the value of being versatile…

Fredericksburg Virginia is now hosting a monthly Bass Forum for bassists in the region. The Forum began in May 2009, and it has met four times now. Though the meetings started small, initially averaging about 15 people, participants are now commuting from both DC and Richmond to attend. In August, the Bass Forum was fortunate to host a clinic with...