New music, with an emphasis on the bass player.
Haim has returned with their third studio album, entitled “Women In Music, Pt. III”. The trio of sisters – featuring Alana on drums, Danielle on guitar and vocals, and Este Haim on bass – expand on their sound with genre-blurring textures and catchy hooks.
Jazz and fusion master Jimmy Haslip has just reissued two of his solo albums: “Red Heat” and “Nightfall”.
Khruangbin has predominantly been an instrumental band, until now. Bassist Laura Lee found inspiration from a friend and discovered her expression in lyrics to create the new album, “Mordechai”.
Harley Flanagan and Cro-Mags have returned with “In The Beginning”, which marks the group’s first full-length in 20 years following a bitter legal battle over the band name.
Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament has dropped a surprise EP called “American Death Squad”. The five-song collection was crafted during the beginning of the quarantine period during the pandemic.
Two-time Grammy-winning bassist Derrick Hodge has returned with his third album as a leader, entitled “Color of Noize”. While it’s an expansion on Hodge’s unique blend of jazz, hip-hop, and soul, it also has several fresh aspects.
Even at a young age, Brandon Rose has been wowing audiences with his grooves for years on stages and online clips. Now, he’s released his debut album. “Transition” features 10 songs that were born out of the emotions Rose felt during the pandemic.
Bassist and composer Eivind Opsvik has been steadily releasing music with his project, Overseas, for nearly two decades. Now he’s compiled “Overseas Live 2002-2012”, a live album from the band’s first ten years.
The amazing supergroup of Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile have teamed up once again for an album called “Not Our First Goat Rodeo”.
Guitarist John Scofield has released a new album called “Swallow Tales” that celebrates the music of bassist Steve Swallow. Lucky for Scofield, Swallow, and drummer Bill Stewart fill out the release. Scofield says it took forty years of preparation.
The Plate Scrapers have released their third studio album, “Destination Horizon”, which is the first to document their evolving style. Based in the bluegrass tradition, the five-piece band includes No Treble’s Managing Editor, Kevin Johnson, on bass.
Norah Jones has returned with her seventh studio album. “Pick Me Up Off The Floor” is a conglomeration of songs Jones created over the last few years with many collaborators, including Christopher Thomas, John Patitucci, Jesse Murphy, Josh Lattanzi, and Jeff Tweedy.