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  • 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,... »

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  • 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.... »

  • GospelChops: Bass Sessionz Volume 1 now available

    GospelChops is now shipping the Bass Sessionz, Vol. 1 DVD. Bass Sessionz includes over three hours of instructional videos, performances and interviews with gospel and jazz bassists Andrew Gouche, Janek Gwizdala, Damian Erskine, Robert “Bubby” Lewis, Justin Raines, Jon Reshard, Dywane Thomas, Anthony Nembhard, and Hadrien Feraud, with special appearances by John Beasley, Michael Tobias... »

  • Adrian Belew Power Trio New Release, with Julie Slick

    Adrian Belew Power Trio New Release, with Julie Slick

    The Adrian Belew Power Trio has released their first studio album, e, featuring Belew on guitars and vocals, Julie Slick on bass and Eric Slick on drums. Belew calls it “exquisitely engineered electric eclectic energetic esthetic excellence!” From what we’ve heard, we have to agree. The album is available at StoreBelew in both signed and... »

  • Chris Chaney in “The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again”

    Former Jane’s Addiction bassist Chris Chaney is playing in a cover group The Verve Forecast project, formed by John Fogerty. The group have put together a project known as The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again, to be released on September 1st. The album features a new collection of some of the veteran rocker’s favorite classic... »

  • New Release: Brian Bromberg: It Is What It Is

    August 25th 2009 will mark the release of a new album by Brian Bromberg: It Is What It Is. The album is sure to be another gem in Bromberg’s thematic collection using both bass guitar and upright bass to give cool jazz melodies and solid grooves. The album will also feature George Duke, Patrice Rushen,... »

  • Twiggy Ramirez Interview

    Marilyn Manson bassist Twiggy Ramirez (Geordie White) was recently interview by France’s NRV TV. You can see the full video interview here. Ramirez talks about the bands newest album, The High End of Low, and what went into its making and his return to Marilyn Manson. He mentions the more “organic” direction the band took... »

  • New Release from Modest Mouse: No One’s First, and You’re Next

    Modest Mouse is releasing a new album No One’s First, and You’re Next available on August 4th. The band includes singer/lyricist/guitarist Isaac Brock, drummer Jeremiah Green, and bassist Eric Judy, and has gained a strong following in the music scene since their formation in 1993 from outside Seattle. The track list for No One’s First,... »