Charnett Moffett has returned with “Bright New Day.” The exploratory release pushes the bassist in a new direction on his own instrument, as well. Moffett, who is best known for his virtuosic double bass playing, opted to record the whole album on his fretless electric.
Over a decade after their last album, The Raconteurs have returned to release “Help Us Stranger.” The band consists of Jack White, Brendan Benson, Patrick Keeler, and bassist Jack Lawrence, although it started as a collaboration between White and Benson.
On his sixth solo release, bass monster Doug Johns throws down the gauntlet. “Doug’s Party Mix” is a hard-hitting collection of grooves that will give you a serious case of bass face.
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real have returned with “Turn Off the News (Build a Garden),” their second full-length release. That’s not to say the band isn’t seasoned. They’ve spent years backing Neil Young as well as the frontman’s father, Willie Nelson.
Earth, Wind, & Fire co-founder Philip Bailey has released a new solo album. And though it doesn’t feature him fronting the legendary R&B band, it does have him surrounded by some of the world’s best musicians, including Christian McBride and Derrick Hodge.
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, anchored by bassist Jeff Hill, has just released their eighth studio effort, entitled “Servants of the Sun.” Described as “bubbling of vintage keyboards and driving rhythm,” the album was born from bandleader Chris Robinson letting his imagination run wild.
Baroness has returned with their fifth album, “Gold & Grey,” which expands their sound by incorporating elements of jazz, prog, and math rock - and featuring the work of bassist Nick Jost.
Jazz bassist and composer Avishai Cohen has released a new album called “Arvoles,” which translates to “trees” from the ancient Ladino language. The project is described as a reflection of his life over the last few years.
Nate Brenner has released a new album with his solo project, Naytronix, entitled “Air.” The bassist, who is also a member of Tune-Yards, holed up in his Oakland studio for the psych pop project.
Jay Anderson has anchored over 400 recordings for artists ranging from Michael Brecker to Ira Sullivan to Dave Liebman. He released his first albums as a leader in the early ’90s, and now he’s out front again with a new album entitled “Deepscape.”