New music, with an emphasis on the bass player.
In 2002, the original quartet lineup of Descendents reunited to enter the studio and record their earliest material. After being shelved for nearly two decades, the tracks have been released as “9th & Walnut”, an album named after their Long Beach practice space.
Munir Hossn has released “Vientre”, an album dedicated to his mother, who passed away in the spring of 2021. The multi-instrumentalist’s vision began as an homage to all women.
An epic performance of the Tedeschi Trucks Band with guests Trey Anastasio and Doyle Bramhall II is now available as an album called “Layla Revisited (Live at LOCKN’)”.
In 2006, The Rolling Stones held one of the biggest free concerts in history. The band played to a whopping 1.5 million fans and released a live album in 2007. Now they’ve re-edited and remastered the release for 2021.
In 1985, jazz bassist Harvie S was offered a gig at the 1369 Club in Cambridge. He called upon Mike Stern and Alan Dawson to make a trio. Luckily, the gigs were recorded and we can now hear the bassist’s band with the new album “Going For It”.
Scale the Summit has returned with their seventh studio album, entitled “Subjects”. The instrumental trio of Chris Letchford, Kilian Duarte, and Charlie Engen took a different approach for the record by inviting guest vocalists on each track.
Swedish melodic death metal mainstays At The Gates have just dropped their latest studio album, entitled The Nightmare of Being. The album gave bassist and primary songwriter Jonas Björler plenty to work with.
After dropping their debut EP, “Doom”, in May of 2020, Doom Flamingo has released a companion EP called “Flamingo”. The band, founded by Umphrey’s McGee bassist Ryan Stasik, calls it the alter ego to its predecessor.
Jeff Lorber Fusion has returned with a new album called “Space-Time”. The trio, completed by drummer Gary Novak and bassist Jimmy Haslip, welcomes a variety of guests for the effort.
In February of last year, HorrorPops made their first return to the stage in nine years, where they tore through their catalog at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Now, that gig is available as a live album and concert film.
Bass virtuoso Charnett Moffett has returned with his seventeenth album as a leader, entitled “New Love”. The bassist describes the music, recorded in trio and quartet band formats, as a love letter to humanity.
Forty-seven years ago, Charles Mingus performed with his band at Carnegie Hall. A live album, “Mingus At Carnegie Hall”, was issued but excluded much of the 2-hour performance. Now the full concert has been released as a deluxe edition.