Darryl Jones has been in the Rolling Stones for 26 years, but he had only been in the group for five years in their latest concert film, “Bridges to Buenos Aires.” Recorded in April 1998, the full-length show was shot in Argentina’s capital.
The Bad Plus have released “Activate Infinity,” marking their second album since their new lineup with pianist Orrin Evans. The trio, rounded out by Dave King and Reid Anderson, still has the same boisterous energy as their previous work.
Jazz bassist Rodney Whitaker has released a new album called “All Too Soon,” which marks the second installment of a five-CD project to observe his fiftieth birthday. The new record pays homage to Duke Ellington.
Swedish hardcore-punk legends Refused have returned with their fifth album, entitled “War Music.” It’s the followup to 2015’s “Freedom,” which broke a 17-year break from new music from the band.
Motörhead has released a new box set called “1979” to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the band’s prolific year. The core of the release focuses on reissues of “Overkill” and “Bomber.” with plenty of live material from soundboard recordings.
Kneebody has returned with a new album called “Chapters,” which marks a new era for the band. It’s the first release since the announcement that bassist Kaveh Rastegar would be stepping out of the group. Now Nate Wood is handling the bass and drums.
Ringo Starr is a guy that gets by with a little help from his friends. His new album, “What’s My Name,” teams him up once again with his old bandmate Paul McCartney. Nathan East, John Pierce, and Kaveh Rastegar also perform on the record.
Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” is a must-have album for bassists. Its songs are textbook examples of grooving by the late great Bob Babbitt and James Jamerson. Now you can hear Jamerson craft those bass lines in a newly reissued live album from 1972.
Neil Young has played with plenty of bands over the years, but Crazy Horse is the one that keeps coming back. Now Young and Crazy Horse have teamed up again for “Colorado,” a ten-song album that is their first since 2012’s “Psychedelic Pill.”
Petros Klampanis has released a new album, “Irrationalities,” that puts the bassist in a new texture for his original compositions. Known for his lush string arrangements, Klampanis opted to make a trio recording.