Daring Audio Announces BassLoops Contest

Daring Audio Announces BassLoops ContestDaring Audio announces today their new, innovative online music sharing service delivered through the “BassLoops” Facebook page. This new service showcases players’ recorded bass instrument music loops for massive distribution to promote the musicians themselves and the use of Daring Audio pedals to global audiences. BassLoops gives any Facebook fan the opportunity to listen, download and […]

NAMM – Bootsy Collins, Verdine White and Bernie Worrell Help The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Celebrate 15th Anniversary

NAMM - Bootsy Collins, Verdine White and Bernie Worrell Help The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Celebrate 15th AnniversaryTHE JOHN LENNON EDUCATIONAL TOUR BUS CELEBRATES 15th ANNIVERSARY AT THE 2012 NAMM SHOW! Performance by Bootsy Collins & special guests including Verdine White, and Bernie Worrell Event to be streamed live on LENNONBUS.ORG Hosted by Avid, with Neutrik, DR Strings, Fishman, Ampeg, and Mix Magazine Wanna Play? Stage / Arena Plaza on Friday, January 20th from 6pm-7:30p  […]

Elixir Strings Introduces New Stainless Steel and Improved Nickel-Plated Coated Bass Strings

Elixir® Strings, the pioneer in coated string technology, announces two changes to its bass string line. Elixir Strings for bass are now available in coated stainless steel, with the bright, clear tone typical of stainless bass strings, but easier on the fingers and with a much longer tone life. The original nickel-plated Elixir Strings for […]

Aguilar Unveils Tone Hammer 350 at NAMM

Aguilar Unveils Tone Hammer 350 at NAMMAguilar’s Tone Hammer® 350 will make its public unveiling this week at booth #5956 at the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, CA. Sporting the legendary “Aguilar Sound” in a tiny package, the Tone Hammer 350 is a TKO (Tonal Knockout)! Following on the heels of the massively successful Tone Hammer 500 amplifier, the Tone Hammer 350 […]

Esperanza Spalding Announces World Tour Dates

august2010-esperanza-spalding-small-coverEsperanza Spalding has announced world tour dates beginning April 18, 2012, as the bassist, vocalist and composer unveils the brilliant compositions of her new release, Radio Music Society into a dynamic “big band” format. It has not taken Spalding long to emerge as one of the brightest lights in the musical world. Listeners familiar with her stunning 2008 […]

CATCH IGOR SAAVEDRA’S NAMM BOOTH APPEARANCES

Igor Saavedra-bio-jan2012CATCH BASS MUSICIAN MAGAZINE’S IGOR SAAVEDRA’S NAMM BOOTH APPEARANCES -Thursday the 19th 5:00pm La Bella Strings. Bass Clinic. Booth #5729, Hall B. -Friday the 20th 4:30pm Nordstrand Pickups. Bass Clinic. Booth #3398, Hall D. -Saturday the 21st 12pm Nordstrand Pickups. Bass Clinic. Booth #3398, Hall D. -Saturday the 21st 4:30pm Markbass Amplification. Bass Clinic. Booth […]

Ritter Instruments Presents R8-Singlecut Bass

Ritter Instruments Presents R8-Singlecut BassJens Ritter of Ritter Instruments Presents R8-Singlecut Bass… It’s a bold-on-construction singlecut body shape with a very dynamic and fine balanced design.It features his new Electronics RITTER C-3-S, and active/passive switchable 3-Band with custom adjusted frequencies and integrated boost which can be controlled by the musician. You can see the R8-Singlecuts live at NAMM Show at booth location: HALL C – Booth […]

NAMM Performances and Appearances by Bass Musician Magazine Staff and Artists

namm-logoLooking ahead to Winter NAMM 2012, we wanted you to keep an eye on great performances and appearances by Bass Musician Magazine Staff and Artists… Steve Adelson  will be freelancing and is sponsored by Mel Bay Publications; he will be performing with Jeff Berlin, Danny Gottlieb, Ben Lacy and others. Kilian Duarte can be found playing and […]

Kala Introduces New Electric Acoustic U-Basses

Kala Introduces New Electric Acoustic U-BassesKala Introduces New Electric Acoustic U-Basses… Kala adds more bass with less space with the addition of five new models to the U-BASS™ line of Acoustic Electric 21” scale bass instruments. New models include Sunburst, Gloss Black, Solid Spruce Top HH (Hutch Hutchinson Model), Spalted Maple, and Exotic Mahogany. The Sunburst, Spruce Top HH, and Gloss […]

ArtistWorks School of Bass Offers Bass Lesson at NAMM with Missy Raines Bass

ArtistWorks School of Bass Offers Bass Lesson at NAMM with Missy Raines BassArtistWorks School of Bass Offers Bass Lesson at NAMM with Missy Raines Bass… ArtistWorks will be unveiling its fourteenth online music school at the 2012 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California,19-22 January. The leaders in online music education will announce new online schools for Dobro and Latin Percussion to join their twelve existing schools and two academies […]