Tech 21’s Boost DLA and Bass Boost Chorus Go Metallic

Tech 21’s Boost DLA and Bass Boost Chorus Go Metallic

Tech 21’s Boost DLA and Bass Boost Chorus Go Metallic… The Tech 21 Boost DLA with Tap Tempo and Bass Boost Chorus pedals have undergone makeovers for new metallic finishes. Their original internal design, external controls and functionality remain the same, as does the pricing. The Boost DLA provides an unusual abundance of easy-to-use, intuitive controls for […]

Orange Amplification Sign Fleetwood Mac’s John McVie

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Orange Amplification is pleased to announce that Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie has become their latest Ambassador. John co-founded the band along with drummer Mick Fleetwood, and the pair has gone on to form a lasting partnership that has long been regarded as one of the best rhythm sections in the history of Rock music. […]

Reader Submission: My Evening with Chris Squire of the Band YES By Heather Stogsdill

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READER SUBMISSION: My Evening with Chris Squire of the Band YES By Heather Stogsdill… ”You know a lot about music… for a girl.” ~Chris Squire When my YES-inspired band in Austin Texas started going through some changes and took a break from playing, I decided I would take some time away and so I departed […]

Masterfully “Cool”: An Album Unlike Any Other by Bob James and Nathan East

Masterfully Cool - An album unlike any other by Bob James and Nathan East

Masterfully “Cool”: An Album Unlike Any Other by Bob James and Nathan East… Albums just aren’t made like the way “The New Cool” was made. Yamaha Entertainment Group label president Chris Gero put legendary keyboardist Bob James and master bassist Nathan East in the recording studio, equipped them with state-of-the-art Yamaha gear and gave them free reign to create. Recorded entirely in Nashville, […]

Artyom Manukyan’s Debut Album, Citizen

Artyom Manukyan,  Citizen

Artyom Manukyan,  Citizen… It is very difficult today to surprise anybody performing jazz by playing, seemingly not jazz instruments as French horn, oboe or violoncello. But, the native of Armenia, Yerevan conservatory graduate, Berkley College of Music trainee, cello and bass player, Artyom Manukyan tried to surprise fans of the modern jazz by his debut […]

Best of Bass Tab

Best of Bass Tab

Best of Bass Tab by Hal Leonard… Bass Recorded Versions 21 bass-heavy rock hits transcribed note-for-note: All About That Bass · Are You Gonna Be My Girl · Californication · Do I Wanna Know? · Everlong · Feel Good Inc · Get Lucky · Happy · Hysteria · Jeremy · Let’s Get It Started · Longview · […]

Expanding the Slap Bass Vocabulary with Ray Riendeau – Groove #1

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Expanding the Slap Bass Vocabulary with Ray Riendeau – Groove #1… Hello fellow bassists! As a teacher for many years I’ve found that creating a “vocabulary” of slap grooves helps to facilitate getting better at this particular style of playing. Techniques are only beneficial when they become just another means of creating music. Hopefully the […]