Marco Pinna – Amigus, CD Review

Marco Pinna - Amigus, CD ReviewThe latest release from Marco Pinna, Amigus, in just a two words is amazingly remarkable. While Amigus gave me visions of being in Italy, I finally realized that I had to come back to reality. Amigus will take you to places and give you relaxing visions that you may have never dreamed of before. Close […]

Marianne’s Wish – Bleeding Love Bass Transcription

Screen Shot 2014-08-31 at 1.15.33 PMMarianne’s Wish is one of my favorite Cypriot rock bands, therefore this month I decided to transcribe one of their bass lines! Their ingenuous sound applies to the current rock music scene, while it always referencing the past… “More than anything else is important to study history” B.B. King. Marianne’s Wish is an alternative/experimental rock band that […]

Bassist Kai Eckhardt Launches Foundation

Bassist Kai Eckhardt Launches FoundationOn Tuesday September 2nd , 1 pm Pacific Time, Bassist Kai Eckhardt is going to introduce the Eck- Foundation, “Liberation through Art.” The foundation will include a new member-based Website for fans, bass players and others who love all things music. There will also be a link to the Garaj Mahal memorial website with a few […]

Kilian Duarte to Play Euroblast Festival with Felix Martin

Kilian Duarte to Play Euroblast Festival with Felix MartinPhil Jones Bass Artist and BMM contributor Kilian Duarte will be playing mainstage at the 2014 Euroblast festival with Felix Martin. A 7-week US tour will be posted shortly and you will be able to check out Kilian and Felix at a state near you! Visit Felix Martin online: www.felixmartin.netwww.facebook.com/felixmartinmusicwww.youtube.com/felixmartine twitter.com/felixmartin14 About Bass Musician MagazineValery serves […]

Jazz Improvisation for Bass with Andrea Fascetti: Chromatic Approaches Part 13

Andrea-Fascetti-article-pictireHI MY BASS FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES! I’M VERY GLAD TO BE HERE AGAIN… BASS MUSICIAN MAGAZINE IS REALLY COOL! GREAT WORK HERE! TODAY WE GO ON TO USE THIS IMPORTANT TECHNIQUE CALLED CHROMATIC APPROACHES, THAT I LEARNED FROM MY TEACHER CHARLIE BANACOS. I ADAPTED IT TO ELECTRIC BASS USING SOME VERY SIMPLY IDEAS. ESPECIALLY FOR […]

I Can’t Make You Love Me, Featuring Bassist Giuseppe Patane’

I Can't Make You Love Me, Featuring Bassist Giuseppe PataneGiuseppe Patane’, BMM February 2014 Cover Interview, is featured on New Single Release, “I Can’t Make You Love Me.” With anticipated mounting for her new full-length studio album ‘NO MO GAMES,” Aika releases an intimate cover of the timeless Bonnie Raitt song, “I Can’t Make You Love Me.”  Featured on the song is Aika, vocal and saxophone, Alex […]

Alberto Rigoni: Overloaded Video Teaser and Album Concept

Alberto Rigoni Overloaded ArtworkOverloaded Video Teaser and Album Concept from Alberto Rigoni… After the release of “Three Wise Monkeys” album which featured amazing contributions from legendary musicians such as KevinMoore (ex-Dream Theater), Göran Edman (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen), Italian bassist and prog rock composer Alberto Rigoni is now going to release his fourth album entitled “Overloaded” (October 1st 2014).More heavy and progressive than its predecessors, the new […]

Marco Mendoza – Bass with the Biggest Names in Rock, September 2014 Issue

Marco Mendoza - bass Musician Magazine - September 2014Marco Mendoza has been the bassist for so many great bands and artists including Whitesnake, Ted Nugent, Thin Lizzy, Black Star Riders, Blue Murder both John Sykes, Bill Ward, and countless others, while still somehow finding the time and energy to front his own great projects. We catch up with Marco to see what he […]

Aguilar Amplification and Fodera Guitars Announce Clinic with Bassist Tony Grey

Aguilar Amplification and Fodera Guitars Announce Clinic with Bassist Tony GreyAguilar Amplification, maker of high-quality bass amplification, pickups, preamps and effects pedals for bassists and Fodera Guitars are pleased to announce a clinic with bassist Tony Grey. One of the freshest voices on the modern Jazz scene, Grey is renowned for his melodic style of playing as well as his versatility as an accompanist. In addition to his […]