News: The Latest News from the World of Bass
Two-time Grammy-winning bassist Derrick Hodge has returned with his third album as a leader, entitled “Color of Noize”. While it’s an expansion on Hodge’s unique blend of jazz, hip-hop, and soul, it also has several fresh aspects.
A new documentary on pioneering bassist Suzi Quatro is coming to streaming services soon. Directed by Liam Firmager, “Suzi Q” details her life and career as one of the first female rock stars in the world.
Marek Bero has expanded his line of Bass Gym 101 series with a new instructional book. “Bass Gym 101 Basslines for Beginners” features 101 exercises and lessons that condenses essential bass knowledge while focusing on playing bass lines.
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Ned Steinberger has been pushing the boundaries of musical instrument creation for decades. Now, we can all get a deeper look into his history and concepts with a new book called “Steinberger: A Story of Creativity and Design” by Jim Reilly.
It’s been a roller coaster of emotions for Primus fans this year. The band’s highly anticipated “A Tribute to Kings” tour, which will feature Les Claypool and the gang performing Rush’s “A Farewell to Kings” in full, has been rescheduled for 2021.
Even at a young age, Brandon Rose has been wowing audiences with his grooves for years on stages and online clips. Now, he’s released his debut album. “Transition” features 10 songs that were born out of the emotions Rose felt during the pandemic.
Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has donated his enormous bass rig used for the Steel Wheels tour for auction. The system will be auctioned on September 9th as part of a collaboration between MusiCares and Julien’s Auctions.
Bassist and composer Eivind Opsvik has been steadily releasing music with his project, Overseas, for nearly two decades. Now he’s compiled “Overseas Live 2002-2012”, a live album from the band’s first ten years.
The amazing supergroup of Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, and Chris Thile have teamed up once again for an album called “Not Our First Goat Rodeo”.
After premiering last year, the new Roger Waters concert film “Us + Them” is now available on digital formats. The former Pink Floyd bassist once again teamed up with director Sean Evans for the effort.
Victor Wooten has relaunched his merchandise site, VixMerch. As part of the launch, the bass guru also unveiled a signature bass strap by Ergo straps, and a new book entitled “The Spirit of Music”.