Fender Accelerator Tour Helps Emerging Musicians

Photo: Night Terrors of 1927 (from left to right): Jarrod Gorbel, Blake Sennett

Fender, the world’s leading musical instrument brand, today unveiled the Fender Accelerator Tour… A new initiative that provides emerging musicians the support and resources they need to grow their fan base and promote their music. Kicking off this week and extending through June, the Fender Accelerator Tour is made up from a diverse collection of musicians on tours throughout […]

Reggie Washington New CD Rainbow Shadow – Tribute to Jef Lee Johnson

Reggie Washington New CD Rainbow Shadow - Tribute to Jef Lee Johnson

We are proud to present Reggie Washington’s third CD entitled “RAINBOW SHADOW – A Tribute to Jef Lee Johnson”. This CD will be released June 1st, 2015 on the Jammin’colorS label. Bassist Reggie Washington was a key participant in the Modern Jazz revolution of the 80’s and 90’s. He became known touring, recording and performing […]

Alberto Rigoni Releases “Into THE BASS” Limited Edition CD

Alberto Rigoni Releases Into THE BASS  Limited Edition CD

Alberto Rigoni Releases “Into THE BASS” Limited Edition CD… “Into the BASS” is selection of songs from Italian bass player and composer Alberto Rigoni’s four studio albums (“Something Different”, “Rebirth”, “Three Wise Monkeys” and “Overloaded”). With a range of influences from Dream Theater, Rush, YES to artists such as Michael Manring & Stu Hamm, “Into THE […]

The Aristocrats Reveal Title of Their 3rd Studio Album, Tres Caballeros

The Aristocrats Reveal Title of Their 3rd Studio Album, Tres Caballeros

The Aristocrats Reveal Title of Their 3rd Studio Album, Tres Caballeros… Fresh off their wildly successful 2013-2014 Culture Clash world tour, The Aristocrats – by any measure the hottest new band in instrumental rock/fusion today – rewrote their own rules for their third studio album, Tres Caballeros, which is slated for release in late June. After two fairly raw trio […]

PRS Guitars Factory Tours and “West Street East”

PRS Guitars Factory Tours and West Street East.

PRS Guitars Factory Tours and “West Street East”… PRS Guitars (Maker of the PRS Gary Grainger Bass) has announced the opening of its new “West Street East” Museum Room and retail store and the commencement of free public tours of the Stevensville, Maryland manufacturing facility. When touring the PRS factory, visitors will get a firsthand look at PRS […]

NEW – DR Strings PURE BLUES Electric Bass Strings

DR Strings PURE BLUES Electric Bass Strings

NEW Bass Strings – DR Strings PURE BLUES… DR Strings announces PURE BLUES™ electric bass strings, featuring QUANTUM-Nickel™, an innovative and proprietary alloy that combines The Best of Steel with Nickel Feel. DR’s QUANTUM-Nickel™ alloy offers players a smoother feeling bass string with deep low end, enhanced mids, tons of punch and bright, clear highs. […]

Larry Coryell Releases Heavy Feel, Featuring Bassist Matt Montgomery

Larry Coryell Releases Heavy Feel, Featuring Bassist Matt Montgomery

Larry Coryell Releases Heavy Feel, Featuring Bassist Matt Montgomery… Larry Coryell returns for his third release on Wide Hive Records in awesome fashion with what is arguably one of his greatest albums. Aptly titled “Heavy Feel,” the band’s sound and daunting guitar play that Coryell brings are undeniable. Like many great jazz records, “Heavy Feel” was recorded in […]

World-renowned Bassist, Mark Egan, Releases “Direction Home”

World-renowned Bassist, Mark Egan, Releases Direction Home

World-renowned electric bassist Mark Egan presents his latest release, Direction Home, his eighth album. (Click to read BMM Mark Egan Cover Interview) With an overall sound similar to Jaco Pastorius and Pat Metheny, Egan delivers an intriguing volume by blending captivating grooves with sophisticated improvisations, creating an uplifting experience that will leave jazz enthusiasts and […]

GHS Unveil Round Core and Crossover Bass Strings

GHS Unveil Round Core and Crossover Bass Strings

Building on their highly successful bass string range, GHS Strings unveil the Round Core Bass Boomers and Crossovers. Offering a full frequency sound with well-balanced, generous low mids and clear, soft high ends, the Round Core Bass Boomers provide a different harmonic content for all bass players. Their round core gives improved definition when played through an […]