One of the leading bass amplification manufacturers is presenting a weekend of musical instruction at Bass Player LIVE! in Hollywood, CA this weekend. Hartke will be sponsoring various workshops and appearances on October 20th and 21st featuring some of music’s biggest players, including Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy), Nate Watts (Stevie Wonder), Pancho Tomaselli (Philm/War), Phil Buckman (Filter), Joey Vera (Armored Saint/Fates Warning), and renowned bass instructor Stu Hamm.
Also appearing are the original Metal Masters bassists from Megadeth and Anthrax, Dave Ellefson and Frank Bello respectively, at an exclusive clinic scheduled for Sunday, October 21st at 11AM at SIR Studios. This clinic will feature Ellefson and Bello teaching their trademark playing styles. The bassists will also discuss the importance of their rigs and how they came to partner with Hartke to find their signature tones that they use in front of millions of fans today. This is the first time the bassists have done a clinic together since the Metal Masters 3 event at the Key Club in April and still has people talking about it today.
Passes for Bass Player LIVE! can be purchased at bassplayerlive.com
for $35.00 a day or a reduced two- day pass for $55.00. Admission to all
Hartke clinics is free with purchase of Bass Player LIVE! pass.
“Instruction has always been an important component to Hartke as a brand,” states Mark Menghi, Samson’s Director of Marketing. “Demonstrating tips and tricks furthers the range of players everywhere and what better place to showcase these bass masters than at Bass Player LIVE!”
Hartke has been revolutionizing the world of bass amplification since 1985. Today, Hartke is one of the leading manufacturers of bass amplification and that creativity and strive for unique tone still drives the brand today. Their vast product line includes the revolutionary XL and HyDrive cabinets, the raw power of our LH and HA Series Bass Amplifiers, the classic paper tone of our AK and VX Series Bass Cabinets and countless accessories for bass and more. The Hartke sound is the standard for many world-class musicians including Victor Wooten, Geezer, Butler, Nate Watts, David Ellefson, Frank Bello, Stu Hamm, Billy Sheehan, and many others. www.samsontech.com/hartke