Author: host Created: 7/5/2011 2:13 AM
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By host on 7/5/2011 4:44 AM

By Chris JisiChris Jisi (right) talks shop with Jess Oliver in his Long Island workshop.Although I didn’t get to meet Jess Oliver until the December of his remarkable life, when I traveled to his charming home and storied basement on

By host on 6/24/2011 5:33 AM

By Rod TaylorAnother great day at Wooten Woods. Victor’s brothers, Reggie and Roy (Futureman), showed up yesterday, and Victor and his sibs played a bit for us before lunch, accompanied by Bob Franceschini on sax. In the afternoon, Victor and

By host on 6/22/2011 4:45 AM

By Rod TaylorToday marks the first full day of Victor Wooten’s Music Nature Camp, located at Wooten Woods outside of Nashville, TN. Last night 60 campers used their instruments to introduce themselves to each other, which resulted in some interesting

By host on 6/15/2011 1:22 PM

WITH A 2002 FENDER AMERICAN Deluxe Jazz V (fitted with Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounder pickups) and a 2009 Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay Stealth SLO, I can get just about any bass tone I need. The head and single cabinet

By host on 6/15/2011 1:20 PM

Home base Boise, Idaho Occupation Video editor Gigs Audio Moonshine, Andy Byron & the Lost River Band Basses Epiphone Thunderbird, Fender Jazz Bass Rig Carvin RL6815 Cyclops Effects Boss Stereo Chorus Heroes & Inspiration Victor Wooten, James Jamerson, Jared Followill

By host on 6/14/2011 8:23 PM

By Chris JisiImagine walking through a living, breathing, three dimensional version of BASS PLAYER in which you try out the gear in the reviews and ads, chat and interact with the featured artists and luthiers, get face to face instruction

By host on 6/8/2011 2:12 AM

By Chris JisiContinuing a tradition started in 1998 that has since honored twenty top bassists, BASS PLAYER will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Jack Casady at BASS PLAYER LIVE on October 22 and 23 in Los Angeles. Following the

By host on 6/1/2011 2:26 AM

By Bryan BellerI just turned 40 years old. It’s funny my mind is sharper and more at peace than ever with the rigors of freelance musician travel, yet my body is showing signs of begging to differ, most notably when

By host on 5/23/2011 11:27 AM

By Chris JisiGrooving for a good cause. I got to check out two great benefit concerts on May 15 and 17. Marcus Miller and Will Lee have been to Japan over 50 times between them, so it was no surprise—but

By host on 5/17/2011 8:14 PM

Here’s a rig assembled from used components based on 30+ years of playing that provides great tone, the security of backups, flexibility, and that actually fits in the back seat of a small car I like the classic Ampeg tone,

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