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New Release: Michael Janisch’s “Purpose Built”

Jazz bassist Michael Janisch has just released his new album, Purpose Built on Whirlwind Recordings. This is his first album as a bandleader and features Aaron Goldberg (piano), Jim Hart (vibraphone), Jason Palmer (trumpet), Paul Booth (Tenor Saxophone), Mike Moreno (guitar), Patrick Cornelius (alto saxophone), Phil Robson (guitar), Walter Smith III (tenor saxophone), and Johnathan Blake (drums). Preview and download...

Anthony Jackson to release his first-ever solo album, with colleague Yiorgos Fakanas

Hard to believe that after 40 years as a pro, Anthony Jackson is set to release his first solo album this March. The album, Interspirit pairs Jackson with composer/bassist Yiorgos Fakanas, as well as Dave Weckl on drums, Frank Gambale on guitar, Mitch Forman on keyboards, and Tony Lakatos on sax. According to a press release from Abstract Logix, the...

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Dave Matthews Band: Europe 2009

The Dave Matthews Band released a new box set called Dave Matthews Band: Europe 2009 this week, featuring the tasty bass lines of Stefan Lessard. The live box set contains 3 CD’s from a show in Lucca, Italy on July 5 and a DVD of the June 26 show at O2 Academy Brixton in London, England. Also in the packaging...

Yves Carbonne: A Life

Yves Carbonne has just released A Life, his second solo effort. The album features a special guest appearance by Marcus Miller, along with Guillaume Eyango, Denis Adande-Menest, Laurent Maur, Roger Biwandu, Antony Breyer, Tami Hamilton, and Myriam Kante. A Life is the follow up to Carbonne’s first album, Seven Waves. Carbonne’s musical career started when he was 7 years old,...

Deftones announce new album

In an interview with AOL’s Noisecreep, Deftones has announced their next album will release on April 27th, 2010. Before bassist Chi Cheng‘s car accident that left him in a coma in November 2008, the band had nearly finished an album, Eros. Since then, the band has since decided to start over with new material and with bassist Sergio Vega. The...

King Crimson’s “In the Court of the Crimson King” 40th anniversary releases

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of In the Court of the Crimson King, King Crimson is releasing two new formats of the album. The limited edition, enhanced box set version is a six-disc set (five CDs and one DVD), and includes a ton: The 2009 new stereo mix by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp The original master edition released...

Timothy Schmit: Expando

Timothy Schmit, bassist for The Eagles, gathered some of his friends to work on his newly released album, Expando, including Keb’ Mo’, Kid Rock, Graham Nash and Dwight Yoakam. In a recent interview with Spinner.com, Schmit talked about what it was like to get together such different artists to work on the new album. “I needed some really different-sounding voices...

Gary Peacock & Marc Copland: Insight

Bassist Gary Peacock and pianist Marc Copland released their latest CD, Insight, on October 6th. The duo have been performing and recording together for almost 20 years, even though Peacock is typically known for his work with pianist Keith Jarrett. The 13-track release features both original compositions and covers. Preview and download Insight Amazon.com Widgets Insight Track List: 1. All...

Hamilton Sterling and Jimmy Haslip: Migration

Hamilton Sterling and bassist Jimmy Haslip have released Migration, hailed as a “programmatic jazz composition formed in six movements.” The album was produced, composed, arranged, performed, and programmed by both musicians. Sterling’s previous work films, The Dark Knight, War of the Worlds, and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Haslip is founding member of the Yellowjackets and...

Steve Vai: Where the Wild Things Are, with Bryan Beller

Steve Vai’s latest release, Where the Wild Things Are, is a live performance recorded and filmed at the State Theatre in Minneapolis, MN. The concert was part of Vai’s Sound Theories world tour and is available on CD, DVD and now Blu-ray. Bassist Bryan Beller joins Vai on this performance, along with violinists Alex DePue and Ann Marie Calhoun, drummer...

Phil Brown’s Jazztet releases “Bright Side”

Bassist Phil Brown has recently released his new album with the New Art Jazztet. The new album, Bright Side features ten songs, with six composed by Brown and four by the other members of the group. Pianist and composer Jean-Michel Pilc spoke on Brown’s compositions and playing, saying “Phil’s music is as much fun to listen to as it is...

Ringo and Paul back together for “Y Not”

Ringo Starr recently recorded his latest album, Y Not, and was joined in the studio by his old friend, bassist Paul McCartney. “I played him this other track and Paul said, ‘Give me the headphones. Give me a pair of cans.’ And he went to the mike and he just invented that part where he follows on my vocal. That...