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Artist Interviews

Study the trademark songs, licks, tones and techniques of the world's greatest jazz fusion bassist, Jaco Pastorius.

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Anthrax's Frank Bello sat down with Freddy Villano of Bass Player to answer five questions.

Bryan Beller and The Aristocrats prepare for a summer and fall tour that will take them all over the globe

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Features

It didn’t skyrocket to the top of the pops—thanks, in part, to Machiavellian intrigue by a certain artist manager—but David Bowie’s 1970 epi...

“Funk is not something you learn—you either feel it or you don’t,” proclaims Alissia Benveniste, who records and performs under her first na...

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Reviews

Through regular appearances at Matt Garrison’s ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn, this powerful, exploratory unit has been redefining the jazz tr...

The Jackets’ 23rd album marks the impressive debut of Australian bassist Dane Alderson, whose musical and sonic fit within the quality compo...

This lofty latest effort from Athens, Greece-based composer, fretted and fretless bassist, and musical integrator Yiorgos Fakanas—best known...

For the first time in his eight-album output, Janek Gwizdala goes solo, using only his Fodera Signature 5-string and various pedals (includi...

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