The all bass ensemble known as The BassMonsters have returned with a new album called “UNIO.” Led by Claus Freudenstein, the effort includes double bass arrangements of rock and pop songs.
Devin Townsend has returned with his eighteenth studio album, entitled “Empath,” which marks his first solo album since 2014’s “Dark Matters.” The work is a snapshot of all of the multi-instrumentalist’s interests. Townsend split the bass duties with Nathan Navarro.
David Pastorius has released “Radio Gold,” an album that blends various genres all tied together by the bassist’s incredible playing. Whether it’s hip hop, rock, or jazz, it’s all just natural to him.
Former Dire Straits bassist John Illsley is back with a new solo album entitled “Coming Up For Air.” Produced with Guy Fletcher and recorded in Mark Knopfler’s studio, the album has a distinct flavor of Illsley’s former band in addition to his unique voice.
After announcing a new vocalist earlier this year, California prog death metal outfit Fallujah has returned with their fourth studio album, “Undying Light.” The effort doubles down on their aggressive riffing.
Tal Wilkenfeld has returned with a new solo album called “Love Remains.” As opposed to her 2007 instrumental release, “Transformation,” her latest record focuses on her songwriting and marks her vocal debut.
Snarky Puppy has returned with a new studio album called “Immigrance.” The new record lets the 19 band members let loose in places, but bassist and bandleader Michael League says their focus this time around was on the groove.
Guitarist Oz Noy’s new album, “Booga Looga Loo,” is now available. Noy’s impressive guitar work is supported by an unbelievable cast of musicians, including Will Lee, James Genus, and John Patitucci.
The Meat Puppets have returned with their 15th studio album, called “Dusty Notes,” which also marks the first release featuring the original lineup since 1996.
Saxophonist David Liebman hit it big when he joined Miles Davis in 1972 for the recording of the album “On The Corner.” Now, 47 years after the album’s recording, Liebman has gathered an incredible band to pay homage to the album - including Victor Wooten.