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Kenny Garrett Releases “Sounds From The Ancestors” Featuring Corcoran Holt on Bass
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Kenny Garrett Releases “Sounds From The Ancestors” Featuring Corcoran Holt on Bass

Modern saxophone titan Kenny Garrett has released his 20th album as a leader, entitled “Sounds From the Ancestors”. Many of the polyrhythms throughout the work are held over the muscular bass lines of Corcoran Holt.

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Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family Release Self-Titled Album
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Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family Release Self-Titled Album

After releasing two EPs, Leland Sklar and The Immediate Family have dropped a full-length self-titled album. The new album was recorded over three days at Jackson Browne’s studio in Los Angeles and includes tracks from the previous releases.

Anders Iwers Leaves Dark Tranquility
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Anders Iwers Leaves Dark Tranquility

The lineup of Dark Tranquility is in flux as the Swedish melodic death metal band has announced the departure of their rhythm section. Drummer Anders Jivarp and bassist Anders Iwers have left the band, they wrote on Facebook.

Mission Bass Live Continues with Ariane Cap Stream August 28
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Mission Bass Live Continues with Ariane Cap Stream August 28

Mischa Marcks is continuing the Mission Bass show this month with a solo performance by bassist, educator, and No Treble contributor Ariane Cap. The live-streaming show includes a concert/workshop, an interview with the guest, and an open Q&A.

Kool & The Gang Releases “Perfect Union”
New Albums

Kool & The Gang Releases “Perfect Union”

Kool & The Gang have returned with a new album called “Perfect Union”. The iconic R&B band, known for their massive hits like “Jungle Boogie” and “Celebration,” bring their mix of dance music with a message of togetherness on the effort.

James Jamerson’s Family Sets New Headstone Unveiling Ceremony
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James Jamerson’s Family Sets New Headstone Unveiling Ceremony

James Jamerson’s bass lines helped shape the sound of Motown and, in turn, the sound of R&B. The bassist, who passed away in 1983, will now have a proper headstone to match his legacy.

Rodney Jordan and Christian Fabian Release “Conversations”
New Albums

Rodney Jordan and Christian Fabian Release “Conversations”

We have a saying here at No Treble: “The only thing better than a bass is two basses.” That’s why we dig the new album Conversations from Rodney Jordan and Christian Fabian.

Stone Temple Pilots and Bush Announce Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Stone Temple Pilots and Bush Announce Tour Dates

Stone Temple Pilots and Bush have announced a fall co-headlining tour that will take them across the Southern United States. The bands, anchored by bassists Robert DeLeo and Corey Britz, will be kicking things off September 30th.

Jeff Schmidt Releases “SUBCORTIA”
New Albums

Jeff Schmidt Releases “SUBCORTIA”

Jeff Schmidt has an unreal solo bass style, but he’s also a master of production and composition. His new album “SUBCORTIA” uses bass, guitars, and processing to create a 36-minute soundscape that will transport you to another dimension.

Jeff Matz Joins Mutoid Man
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Jeff Matz Joins Mutoid Man

Earlier this year, Mutoid Man shared the good news: they’re working on a new studio album. The bad news: bassist Nick Cageo had left the group. Now the group has another piece of good news: High on Fire bassist Jeff Matz is their new member.

Steel Panther Announces Open Bass Player Audition
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Steel Panther Announces Open Bass Player Audition

Last month, longtime bassist Lexxi Foxx left Steel Panther, leaving the band without a low ender. Now the band has announced an open audition for their next bass player.

The Double Bass Book Now Available
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The Double Bass Book Now Available

Jonas Lohse is an avid enthusiast for all things double bass. That’s why he wrote his book, “Das Kontrabass-Buch”. Now he’s had Martin Wind translate it to English. “The Double Bass Book” is a comprehensive look at the instrument’s history and construction.