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Rotosound offering free strings at Mansons Guitar Show

Rotosound will be offering free strings at the Mansons Guitar Show, where they are exhibiting. The strings will be awarded the first 20 bass players (and first 60 guitarists) who present a special show voucher (PDF), found on Rotosound’s web site. There will also be special deals on accessories, cables, and straps at their booth. Mansons Guitar Show is being...

Jacofest: A Tribute to Jaco Pastorius at Iridium

New York’s Iridium Jazz Club has announced Jacofest, a four-night concert event honoring the late, great Jaco Pastorius. Bassists Victor Bailey and T.M. Stevens will be performing with many of Jaco’s former bandmates and colleagues, including trumpeters Miles Evans and Lew Soloff, saxophonists Alex Foster and Butch Thomas, trombonist David Bargeron, keyboardists Gil Goldstein and Delmar Brown, guitarist Billy “Spaceman”...

Aguilar Amps offering Oskar Cartaya and Ruben Rodriguez Master Class

Aguilar Amplification continues their Bass Master Class series with bassists Oskar Cartaya and Ruben Rodriguez leading a Latin Bass Master Class on Saturday, September 26, 2009. The event will take place at Aguilar’s New York City headquarters. Both bassists are mainstays in the Latin jazz world, and each will demonstrate their approach to playing as well as reviewing the history...

Mojo’s Music Academy hosting Doug Johns clinics

Mojo’s Music Academy in Colorado, host of the annual Mile High Bass Camp and Rocky Mountain Bass Slam, is running a series of clinics and lessons this November in Longmont and Boulder, Colorado. Doug Johns and Chris Ceja Private Lessons Bassist Doug Johns and Drummer Chris Ceja will be offering private lessons. Date/Time: Thursday, November 12th, 2009, from 5pm –...

The Bass Forum: A new bass resource in Fredericksburg, Virginia

This is a guest post from Brittany Frompovich, organizer of the Bass Forum in Fredericksburg, VA. If you’d like to contribute a guest post or have us publish your event, please get in touch. Bassists in Fredericksburg, Virginia have a new resource to help them expand their playing; the Bass Forum. This monthly event is designed to help bassists build...

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First Annual Nashville Amp Expo

Creation labs has announced the dates for the First Annual Nashville Amp Expo. It will take place August 22-23, 2009, at the Hyatt Place hotel in Brentwood, Tennessee (Brentwood is a few miles south of Nashville). From the press-release: “The first annual Nashville Amp Expo will offer musicians of all levels, as well as engineers, producers, and, of course, weekend...

Victor Little hosting Inner Portrait release party

Bassist Victor Little will be releasing his debut solo album Inner Portrait tonight at Yoshi’s San Francisco. The release-party will kick off at 8pm PST. Inner Portrait features Little with drummer Dennis Chambers (P-Funk) and keyboardist Rusian Sirota (Stanley Clarke Band) going through 10 original jazz-funk-fusion tunes. Tickets are available from Little’s web site. Check out our previous coverage of...

Victor Wooten releases bass camp schedule

Bass legend Victor Wooten has released the schedule for his summer Bass/Nature Camps. Each camp is tailored to a specific theme, to appeal to different students. Camp schedule: September 3 – 6, 2009: “Spirit of Music” October 6 – 11, 2009: “Music / Nature Camp” – for ANY instrument July 19 – August 9, 2010: “Bass / Nature Camp 3...

The Low Show II at Nashville NAMM

July 17th 2009 will mark the second installment of The Low Show at this year’s Nashville NAMM show, at The Rutledge from 7:30 to 11:00pm. Bassists Bryan Beller (Steve Vai, Dethklok), Doug Johns (Buddy Miles), Sean O’Bryan Smith (Billy Ray Cyrus, Rebecca St. James) and Roy Vogt (Dickey Betts, Jerry Reed) will be performing with their bands in a bass-focused...

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...