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June 30, 2014

In this follow-up to his previous book, Right-Hand Drive, seasoned bassist and acclaimed educator Damian Erskine goes well beyond the conven...

June 30, 2014

On his second album, multi-instrumentalist James “Roto” Rotondi enlists the skills of a handful bassists, including up-and-coming session du...

June 30, 2014

Even with four bassists in effect—including session aces Abraham Laboriel, Dave Wilder, Guy Erez, and longtime touring vet Pablo Stennett—an...

June 30, 2014

With Dap-Kings guitarist Tom Brenneck at the controls, the Lips finally have a sound—fat, analog and tape-saturated—that does justice to th...

June 30, 2014

Between playing bass in the Cult and working with Mick Jagger, Ozzy Osbourne, and Scott Weiland, Chris Wyse has had an impressive career a...

June 30, 2014

Metheny’s compositions have become increasingly complex and intricate over the years, so it’s only natural that his latest album would con...

June 30, 2014

Right from the opening track of this young Torontobased trio’s third album, Chester Hansen makes his presence felt with an intricate bass ...

June 30, 2014

They’re called power trios for a reason—and the three Hackney brothers, collectively known as Death, had a hell of a reason.

June 30, 2014

Just weeks before he became a member of Elvis Presley’s touring TCB Band in 1969, Jerry Scheff laid down rock-solid lines on this set of B...

June 30, 2014

From Brooklyn to the Bowery, Kansas City-born doubler Solomon Dorsey has been a rising groove force in Gotham.

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