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  • Bela Fleck’s Melody of Rhythm: Triple Concerto and Music for Trio Live, featuring Edgar Meyer

    Banjo legend Bela Fleck teamed up with bassist Edgar Meyer and tabla player Zakir Hussain to produce Melody of Rhythm: Triple Concerto and Music for Trio, performed live with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The album will release on August 25th, and is available for pre-order. Fleck and Meyer have been working together for over 25... »

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  • Rob Thorsen: Lasting Impression

    San Diego bassist Rob Thorsen should be on your watch list. He is a talented jazz bassist who performs both jazz standards and original compositions. He is mostly self-taught, but studied under Bert Turetzsky, Bob Magnusson, Rufus Reid and John Clayton, and attended the Musicians Institute in Hollywood. His latest CD, Lasting Impression was released... »

  • New release from Nick Oliveri: Death Acoustic

    Nick Oliveri, former bassist for Queens of the Stone Age, will be releasing his solo debut Death Acoustic October 6th, 2009. You may also know Oliveri from the bands Kyuss, The Dwarves and Mondo Generator. Oliveri has spent the last year in this home studio creating this album, featuring 10 tracks in total. Death Acoustic‘s... »

  • New Release from Muse: The Resistance

    Muse is preparing for the release for their newest album, The Resistance, on the Warner Bros label, to be available September 15th. Bassist Chris Wolstenholme gives his thoughts on TripleJ radio about the new album, the secret codes, involving the fans and the massive scale of some of the songs. You can get a first... »

  • John Goldsby: Space for the Bass

    Bassist John Goldsby is releasing Space for the Bass on August 11th, and No Treble got an early preview. Actually, I should say multiple previews… I’ve listened to it countless times already. You don’t want to miss this one. Space for the Bass is John’s third CD project produced by his own label, Bass Lion... »

  • New Release: Assembly of Dust’s Some Assembly Required

    Assembly of Dust has released their new album, Some Assembly Required, on Rock Ridge Music. Phish bassist Mike Gordon is featured on the release along with Bela Fleck, Martin Sexton, Richie Havens, David Grisman, John Scofield and Grace Potter. You can check out the song “Arc of the Sun” with Gordon on bass (MP3). Some... »

  • John Patitucci Trio: Remembrance released

    Bass legend John Patitucci is geared to kick off the world premiere of his latest album, »

  • Manhattan Transfer’s “Songbook” features Christian McBride guest appearance

    Jazz vocal group, Manhattan Transfer, is wrapping up their long-awaited new release, The Chick Corea Songbook, with the help of guest bassist Christian McBride. The release features vocal interpretations of popular songs from Corea’s vast library, including “Free Samba”, a new tune written for the album. Other guest musicians include Fred Hersch, Airto, Edsel Gomez,... »

  • One Spirit & Frans Vollink: Go For It

    We recently got our hands on Go For It, the latest release by bassist Frans Vollink and his trio, One Spirit. One Spirit is a high powered jazz/fusion trio and brain-child of Vollink and drummer Sebastiaan Cornelissen, with Flying Dutchman guitarist Richard Hallenbeek joining as a new permanent member. Go For It released in April,... »

  • Bunny Brunel reissue: For You To Play

    Bunny Brunel‘s 1994 release, For You To Play, featuring eight original compositions. The album’s line up includes Mike Stern on guitar, Billy Childs on keyboards, Terri Lyne Carrington and Cliff Almond on drums, and a guest appearance by bassist Kyle Eastwood (on “One for Clint”). For You To Play track list: 1. New Blues 2.... »