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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....

Jamey Aebersold’s Summer Jazz Camp

This upcoming June and July, Jamey Aebersold will be hosting a Jazz Summer camp. The camp will take place June 28th-July 3rd and July 5th- July 10th. This camp is open to any levels of improvisation skills, a wide variety of instruments, and anyone from 8-86, although it is considered an adult camp. Bass faculty includes Rich Armandi, J.B. Dyas,...

Bootsy Collins to appear at Memorial Day Celebration

On May 25th, Bootsy Collins will be appearing at the River Downs Race Track in Cincinnati for a Special Memorial Day Celebration. In addition to Collins, there will be musicians from Bootsy Collin’s Bootzilla Productions performing live music. A memorial race for Matt Maupin will take place during the event. Bootsy will have CDs available for purchase. 100% of the...

Steve Bailey appearing at Rock and Roll Camp

Bassist Steve Bailey is making a repeat appearance at the Jackson Hole Rock and Roll Camp, taking place July 13-17. The event will be taking place in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Steve Bailey is regarded as one of the most influential bassists in rock and jazz music. He has played with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Jethro Tull, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd...

Ray Riendeau announces Art of Improvising Clinic

Ray Riendeau is holding a bass clinic on June 13, 2009, at Mojos Music Academy in Longmont, Colorado. The clinic will focus on techniques and approaches to improvising solos and bass lines. Admission is $25. For more details, call (303) 776-3373. Mojos Music Academy is located at 230 Primrose Court, Longmont, CO 80501. Ray will also be teaching private lessons...

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Beyond Bass Camp with Steve Lawson

Solo bassist and bass instructor Steve Lawson has announced Beyond Bass Camp, a one-day workshop for bass players he’ll be leading each month, starting on June 20th in London. The events will be held on the third Saturday of each month, and the cost is £70 per person and includes lunch and coffee/tea. If you sign up for all 5,...

NorCal Bassix Bass Day review

[Editor’s note: Wade Craver and sent us this nice piece following his NorCal Bassix First Annual Bass Day event on May 2nd. We donated some notreble t-shirts, stickers and postcards for the event.] NorCal Bassix – Bass Day, what an event! No one left this venue dissatisfied. In addition to their new expansion, the new store Music Max in Palo...

Victor Wooten workshops announced

Victor Wooten will be doing a series of workshops to promote his instructional DVD, “Groove Workshop”. The tour is presented by Hartke, who Wooten endorses. All clinics are free. The dates are as follows: May 11, 2009 from 7-9pm Sam Ash 1647 Gallatin Pike North Madison, TN 615-860-7475 May 12, 2009 from 7-9pm Georgia Music Warehouse 5205-A Waters Ave. Savannah,...

Mingus Awareness at The Hideout

Charles Mingus’ legacy in the world of jazz music will be celebrated on May 7th at The Hideout in Chicago. Mingus was a victim of ALS, and all the benefits of this celebration will go to the Les Turner ALS Foundation. ALS is better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Tickets are $12 or $10 for students. Tickets can be purchased...

Charlie Haden to perform at Ornette Coleman’s Meltdown

Charlie Haden, an original member of Ornette Coleman’s 1950’s quartet, will perform with his Liberation Music Orchestra at Coleman’s Meltdown festival this year. The festival is set to kick off on June 13th, in London, it will run until June 21st. Other artists include Bobby McFerrin, the Yoko Ono Plastic Band, and Baaba Maal. Details: www.southbankcentre.co.uk/meltdown.