Amazing Grace Memoriam at Winter NAMM 2011 with Billy Dickens

“Amazing Grace” memoriam at Winter NAMM 2011 featuring Billy Dickens Visit online at www.billthebuddhadickens.com About Raul AmadorRaul Amador serves as the Executive Editor of Bass Musician Magazine and is the Co-founder of V.I.E., LLC, publisher of virtual magazines, viethrive.com.Web | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | More Posts (562)

Win Over £2000 Ampeg Gear and Be an Ampeg Product Demonstrator

Ampeg logoDo you have what it takes to be a demonstrator for one of the world’s leading bass amplification brands? Ampeg is offering one lucky winner the chance to win not only this opportunity but also the prospect of walking away with Ampeg gear worth in excess of £2000. As a demonstrator the winner will be […]

Jimmy Coppolo Talks About Alleva-Coppolo Basses at NAMM 2011

Alleva-Coppolo-BassesJimmy Coppolo Talks About Alleva-Coppolo Basses at NAMM 2011 Visit online at www.allevacoppolo.com About Kilian DuarteKilian Duarte is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and is an active session and live bassist operating out of the Boston, MA area.Web | More Posts (56)

This Jazz Bass Hyper-ModTM Gives You 100 Percent More Pure Analog Pickup Tones To Find Your Signature Sound

awesome-musical-instrumentsJust released – This Hyper-ModTM Jazz Bass Control Plate for all 2-pickup right-hand or left-hand instruments contains AweSome Musical Instruments revolutionary patented Pickup Tone MultiplierTM (PTM) switching system. With only three switches, this drop-in product lets you instantly get 100 percent more pickup tones that are silently hiding in your instrument. Because this product gives […]

Robert “Bubby” Lewis for Bass Musician Magazine at NAMM 2011

Robert “Bubby” Lewis for Bass Musician Magazine NAMM 2011 Visit online at www.myspace.com/robertslewis About Kilian DuarteKilian Duarte is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and is an active session and live bassist operating out of the Boston, MA area.Web | More Posts (56)

Transcriptions of Jeff Berlin’s Forever Until Sunday and One of a Kind by Andreas Farmakalidis

jeff-berlin-june09-intMeet Andreas Farmakalidis - Jeff Berlin is the living proof that the electric bass can be a viable jazz instrument. His melodic phrasing and soloing is hornlike and his walking bass is as propulsive as any upright bassist’s. Many bassists think like bassists when they solo; Berlin thinks music and plays flowing legato lines and […]

Esperanza Spalding to perform at the Grammy Awards & Co-host Pre-telecast Ceremony

2010-esperanza-spalding-bass-musician-magazineBest New Artist GRAMMY nominee ESPERANZA SPALDING will perform on the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards. The show will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 13, 2011. The GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. […]

Bands & Acoustic Acts: Win A Chance to Play D’Addario & Swing House Studios’ “Hollywood to Austin” Showcase!

D’Addario & Swing House Studios are looking for the hottest bands and acoustic acts to enter for the chance to perform on one of two slots at the “Take Hollywood to Austin” sanctioned showcase during Austin’s top music festival!  D’Addario and Swing House, in conjunction with Hello Music, The Roxy and The Knitting Factory, are […]

Markbass Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Launches New Products at 2011 NAMM

Markbass-145x36Markbass began celebrating its 10th anniversary at the NAMM trade show in Anaheim, California, with a special event and the launch of some exciting new products. The line-up of new products: TTE 500 – A “modern vintage” head with a tube preamp, tube compressor, colour EQ filter (tube-driven VLE) and a special new TTE (Tube […]

New at Phil Jones Bass Amps at NAMM 2011

Michael tells us what is new at Phil Jones Bass Amps at NAMM 2011 Visit online at www.philjonespuresound.com About Kilian DuarteKilian Duarte is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and is an active session and live bassist operating out of the Boston, MA area.Web | More Posts (56)

Al Caldwell chats with Bass Musician Magazine at NAMM 2011

alcaldwell-1The personable Al Caldwell chats with Bass Musician Magazine at NAMM 2011 Visit online at www.tbhillbilly.com About Raul AmadorRaul Amador serves as the Executive Editor of Bass Musician Magazine and is the Co-founder of V.I.E., LLC, publisher of virtual magazines, viethrive.com.Web | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | More Posts (562)

Mike Pope Presents His Latest Gear at Winter NAMM 2011

mike-pope-june09-intMike Pope Presents his latest gear from Mike Pope Design to Bass Musician Magazine at Winter NAMM 2011. Visit online at www.michaelpopedesign.com About Raul AmadorRaul Amador serves as the Executive Editor of Bass Musician Magazine and is the Co-founder of V.I.E., LLC, publisher of virtual magazines, viethrive.com.Web | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | More Posts […]

Tony Cimorosi Jams with Steve Rosati at Phil Jones Amps Booth at NAMM 2011

Check out Tony Cimorosi Jammin’ with Steve Rosati at Phil Jones Amps Booth at NAMM 2011 Visit online at Tony Cimorosi, Steve Rosati, Phil Jones Amps About Raul AmadorRaul Amador serves as the Executive Editor of Bass Musician Magazine and is the Co-founder of V.I.E., LLC, publisher of virtual magazines, viethrive.com.Web | Twitter | Facebook | […]

Michael Manring chats with Kilian Duarte for Bass Musician Magazine at NAMM 2011

michaelmanringbio-1Michael Manring chats with Kilian Duarte for Bass Musician Magazine at NAMM 2011 Visit online at www.manthing.com About Kilian DuarteKilian Duarte is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and is an active session and live bassist operating out of the Boston, MA area.Web | More Posts (56)

Damian Erskine and Hadrien Feraud Jam at NAMM 2011

Check out Damian Erskine and Hadrien Feraud Jammin’ at NAMM 2011 Visit online at Damian Erskine and Hadrien Feraud About Kilian DuarteKilian Duarte is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and is an active session and live bassist operating out of the Boston, MA area.Web | More Posts (56)

Rotosound Endorsee Trevor Bolder Records New Uriah Heep Album

Rotosound-Endorsee-Trevor-BolderRotosound endorsee Trevor Bolder has been working on new Uriah Heep (UH) album, which will be released mid April. After which they have a 7 week European tour followed by some large festivals and further dates in Asia and Australia. English rock bassist Trevor Bolder is best known for his long association with Uriah Heep, although he […]

James Wischmeyer for BAG END Loudspeaker Systems at NAMM 2011

Check out James Wischmeyer for BAG END Loudspeaker Systems at NAMM 2011 Visit online at www.bagend.com About Raul AmadorRaul Amador serves as the Executive Editor of Bass Musician Magazine and is the Co-founder of V.I.E., LLC, publisher of virtual magazines, viethrive.com.Web | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | More Posts (562)

Aguilar Tone Hammer Preamp – Gear Review by Brad Houser

Aguilar-ToneHammerAguilar Tone Hammer Preamp… This box could also be named “soundman defeater” or, alternately “front -of -house-engineer-helper”. The Tone Hammer is a one of the more recent additions to Aguilar’s line of excellent products. Essentially, it is a preamp that can be used as a DI, in front of a regular bass amp, or as […]

Bassist/Producer Marcus Miller Releases “A Night in Monte-Carlo”

marcus-miller-a-night-in-monte-carlo“He’s the man in the porkpie hat. Bassist, composer, arranger and producer Marcus Miller matches classical with jazz on A Night in Monte-Carlo, featuring L’Orchestre Philharmonique De Monte-Carlo. Miller, a two-time Grammy Award-winner, has a diverse and vast discography as a leader, producer and sideman. Among his numerous credits are work with Miles Davis, Luther Vandross, […]

JD DeServio for Bass Musician Magazine at NAMM 2011

JD_DeServio-3-jun09JD DeServio from Black Label Society for Bass Musician Magazine at NAMM 2011 Visit online at www.johnjddeservio.com About Raul AmadorRaul Amador serves as the Executive Editor of Bass Musician Magazine and is the Co-founder of V.I.E., LLC, publisher of virtual magazines, viethrive.com.Web | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | More Posts (562)

Happy 60th Anniversary Fender P Bass from Bass Musician Magazine at NAMM 2011

60th_pbass_front_thumbFender Precision Bass Celebrates its’ 60th Anniversary! Visit online at www.fender.com About Raul AmadorRaul Amador serves as the Executive Editor of Bass Musician Magazine and is the Co-founder of V.I.E., LLC, publisher of virtual magazines, viethrive.com.Web | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | More Posts (562)

Paul Lach for Iconic Metal at NAMM 2011

iconic-metalCheck out Paul Lach for Iconic Metal at NAMM 2011 Visit online at iconicmetal.com About Raul AmadorRaul Amador serves as the Executive Editor of Bass Musician Magazine and is the Co-founder of V.I.E., LLC, publisher of virtual magazines, viethrive.com.Web | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | More Posts (562)

Hartke presents Stu Hamm’s Star Spangled Banner at NAMM 2011

bassist-stu-hamm-interview-oct09-4Check out Stu Hamm’s version of the Star Spangled Banner at the Hartke booth at NAMM 2011 Visit online at www.stuarthamm.net and Hartke About Kilian DuarteKilian Duarte is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and is an active session and live bassist operating out of the Boston, MA area.Web | More Posts (56)

More Billy Sheehan from Hartke Amps at NAMM 2011

billy-sheehan-aug09-1More Billy Sheehan from Hartke Amps at NAMM 2011 Visit online at www.billysheehan.com and Hartke Amps About Kilian DuarteKilian Duarte is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and is an active session and live bassist operating out of the Boston, MA area.Web | More Posts (56)

Jack Bruce Receives International Bassist Award

bassist-Jack-BruceFor over 40 years, Jack Bruce has been a bass legend, playing on some of the most influential music ever recorded. Hailed as one of the greatest bassists of his time, his improvisational skill and unique approach to both composition and performance has forever changed music. His influence on countless musicians includes everyone from Charlie […]