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New music, with an emphasis on the bass player.

Charnett Moffett: The Art of Improvisation

The Art of Improvisation is the latest release by bassist Charnett Moffett and features him on both electric and acoustic bass. Charnett is joined by Will Calhoun, Eric McPherson, and Charnette Max Moffett on drums, Yungchen Lhamo on vocals, Scott Brown on piano, Pat Jones and Steve Barnes on guitar, and Robert Joseph Avalon on trumpet. All About Jazz‘s Francis...

Hot Rocks 1964-1971: New Rolling Stones Bass Tab Book

Hot Rocks 1964-1971: New Rolling Stones Bass Tab Book

Alfred Music Publishing has just announced two new songbooks for bass and guitar, featuring the music of The Rolling Stones. The Rolling Stones: Hot Rocks 1964-1971 is a companion book to the band’s release of the same name, the best-selling compilation album featuring “19th Nervous Breakdown”, “As Tears Go By”, “Brown Sugar”, “Get Off of My Cloud”, “Gimme Shelter”, “Heart...

A pleasant surprise: a review of Last Time by Evanscapps

For someone who merely tolerates bands akin to Lynyrd Skynyrd, I was pleasantly surprised when I turned on Last Time by Evanscapps. My first impression was something reminiscent to the grunge bands, Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam. This impression lasted for the first three tracks (Hell if I Know, Dead is Rising, and Innocence), and then it took a turn...

Fieldy & Co team up for Chi Cheng benefit instrumental

Korn bassist Fieldy (Reginald Arvizu) is teaming up with musicians to record an instrumental to help raise funds for Deftones bassist Chi Cheng‘s medical bills. Fieldy is joined by drummer and Korn bandmate Ray Luzier, guitarist Jim Root of Slipknot, former Korn lead guitarist Brian “Head” Welch and guitarist Clint Lowery of Sevendust. As we recently reported, Chi is out...

Dave Brubeck: Time Out, 50th anniversary

The legendary album by The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Time Out, will be re-released in celebration of its 50th anniversary, on May 26th, 2009. This album features the bass talents of Eugene Wright who in addition to Brubeck, performed with jazz legends Charlie Parker, Billie Holiday, and Carmen McRae. His solid rhythm compliments the drumming of Joe Morello, bringing the tightness...

311 to release ninth studio album

311 will release their latest album, Uplifter, on June 2nd. This highly anticipated album is a follow up to 2005’s Don’t Tread On Me. (Has it been that long since we’ve heard P-Nut?) This album, now available for pre-order, features the single, “Hey You”, that hit the airwaves on April 7th, 2009. Tracks: 1. Hey You 2. It’s Alright 3....

Ean Evans’ last recording: “Last Time”

EvanCapps, the side project between bassist Ean Evans Bobby Capps (keyboardist for .38 Special), have released Last Time. As we reported last week, Evans passed away on May 6th, after a battle with cancer. “Last Time” label, Rock Ridge Music, is donating a portion of the proceeds from the album sales to Lyrics for Life, in Evans’ name. “Although I...

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Cai Marle-Garcia: Mr. Ears

Bassist Cai Marle-Garcia is releasing his debut album, Mr. Ears on June 1st, and we have a sneak preview. Mr. Ears includes saxophonists Tony Woods, Duncan Eagles and Rob Sell, keyboardists Kit Downes (BBC Jazz Rising Star Award 2008, Empirical, Jim Mullen, Dennis Rollins) and Steve Kite, drummers Martyn Kaine (Natalie Williams) and Dan Paton, guitarist Sagat Guirey (John Etheridge,...

Patitucci’s “Music We Are” LP Special Edition Release

Vinyl is definitely back. Music We Are, by John Patitucci, Jack Dejohnette and Danilo Perez, is now available as a special edition 140 gram LP. The CD version was released on April 7th, 2009. The track list is the same as the CD, minus “Michael”, and is as follows: 1. Tango African 2. Earthy Prayer 3. Seventh D, 1st Movement...

Bill Hart: This Is Why

From Atlanta, Georgia, Bill Hart brings us This is Why, an eclectic guitar-centered fusion album of original compositions moving seamlessly between blues funk rock and jazz released on Blue Canoe Records. Bill Hart flashes his chops on the guitar, along with Mike Stern (guitar) on the title track. The album includes: Randy Hoexter (piano/keys), Sam Skelton (sax), Joe Chalden, Jef...

Les Claypool releases “Of Fungi And Foe” on vinyl

Les Claypool’s latest album, Of Fungi and Foe, was released on vinyl today, along with a new t-shirt. The album was released as a CD and digital download in March, 2009. Both the LP and t-shirt are available at his Club Bastardo online store. Track list for Of Fungi and Foe: 1. Mushroom Men 2. Amanitas 3. Red State Girl...

Carbon Leaf: New album, new bassist, new tour

Carbon Leaf will release their eighth studio, “Nothing Rhymes with Woman“, on May 19th. The album debuts the band’s new bassist, Jon Markel, who replaced bassist Jordan Medas in October, 2008. Medas had left the band in August on good terms to pursue a career in teaching. The band will also be touring this summer, starting out with The Alternate...