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  • John Patitucci solo release and tour announced

    John Patitucci’s newest solo album, Remembrance, will be released on August 4th. In addition to keeping August 4th in mind, keep these other important dates in mind: Saturday, May 9 Workshop and Concert The Kimmel Center Philadelphia PA, USA Thursday, May 21 and Saturday, May 23 at 8:00pm Scorched with John Scofield, Peter Erskine and... »

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  • Charlie Haden Summer Dates

    This summer, Charlie Haden will be performing a great number of international venues, including the Vitoria Jazz Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival. June 2009 Dates to be announced July 5-6, 2009 Massey Hall, Toronto Charlie Haden & Ethan Iverson Duo July 8, 2009 Montreal Jazz Festival/ Charlie Haden Family & Friends July 11, 2009... »

  • Contest: Win a Mike Dirnt Signature Squire Bass

    Green Day’s latest album, 21st Century Breakdown, is releasing next week. To help celebrate, College News and Green Day are holding a contest where one winner will get bassist Mike Dirnt’s signature Squier Precision Bass, and a limited special edition version of the new album. Enter here. »

  • Rush’s 35th anniversary interview, with Redbeard

    Radio broadcaster Redbeard has posted an interview of Rush bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson on his In the Studio web site. Geddy and Alex share stories about Rush’s origins and longevity in the 19 minute segment. I’m pretty sure a good part of that interview is from the 80’s, because it sounds like... »

  • Victor Wooten workshops announced

    Victor Wooten will be doing a series of workshops to promote his instructional DVD, “Groove Workshop”. The tour is presented by Hartke, who Wooten endorses. All clinics are free. The dates are as follows: May 11, 2009 from 7-9pm Sam Ash 1647 Gallatin Pike North Madison, TN 615-860-7475 May 12, 2009 from 7-9pm Georgia Music... »

  • Ben Harper: New release, new bass player (and band)

    When we first heard Ben Harper was recording an album without Juan Nelson and the rest of the Innocent Criminals, we were pretty bummed out. But then we heard his new group, Relentless7 and bassist Jesse Ingalls, and decided we could wait a bit for the next I.C. album to come out. White Lies For... »

  • Best of Marcus Miller tab book released

    Hal Leonard has released Best of Marcus Miller, an instructional book containing 23 transcriptions of Miller’s work. Transcriptions include: Big Time Blast Boomerang Bruce Lee Could It Be You Ethiopia Forevermore Funny La Villette Lonnie’s Lament Maputo Mountain Dance Nikki’s Groove Panther Power Rampage Rio Funk Run For Cover Scoop Strum 3 Deuces Tutu What... »

  • The new notreble.com

    After months of work, we released the new notreble.com this weekend. We’re pretty excited for all the great feedback we’ve received over the last couple of days. The visual changes should be easy to spot. We’ve also added a few new sections and features too: A new videos page is up, featuring videos from our... »

  • Dave Holland to perform at Vancouver Jazz Festival

    Dave Holland will be appearing with the Monterey Quartet this year at the Vancouver Jazz Festival. Other members of the quartet include pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, saxophonist Chris Potter and drummer Eric Harland. The Festival will take place from June 26th – July 5th in Vancouver BC, Canada. Dave and the Monterey Quartet will be performing... »

  • Mark Egan to perform Sugarloaf Series

    Bassist Mark Egan will join an all-star trio this year at the Sugarloaf Series (Sugarloaf, NY) with guitarist Jeff Ciampa and drummer Karl Latham. The event takes place May 9th. Mark is most well known for his work with Pat Metheny, Sting and Larry Coryell. He can be heard on the soundtracks to movies Aladdin... »