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Alberto Rigoni signs with Nightmare Records

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Italian bass player & composer Alberto Rigoni (TwinSpirits, Solo Artist) has just signed with Nightmare Records for the release of his new album. “Rebirth” shows an extreme variety of tunes, some with voice and some instrumental, it’s a union of experimental research blended with a solid backbone of melody. Bassists …

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Mary J. Blige picks up bass guitar

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It looks like Mary J. Blige adds bass guitar to her repertoire. According to Ritter Instruments, Mary fell in love with the Cora 5-String and immediately ordered one for herself and started taking lessons. Haven’t heard of Ritter Instruments? Visit their website by clicking here. Source quote– “Last July Superstar …

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Aguilar Amplification Announces Master Class With Adam Nitti

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Aguilar Amplification, maker of high-quality bass amplifiers, speaker cabinets and accessories for bassists is pleased to announce the continuation of their Artist Series Master Classes on Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 with endorsing artist,Adam Nitti. The event will also mark the unveiling of Aguilar’s new super lightweight amplifier, the Tone Hammer …

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Stanley Clarke Joins The Ampeg Roster

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Ampeg is proud to announce their latest and greatest signing — bass icon Stanley Clarke. As a genuine pioneer, Stanley has been playing, recording, composing and innovating for more than four decades. Challenging most of the traditional notions of bass performance, he brought bass front-and-center in a huge way. From …

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Prince picks BassIda for his upcoming tour

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The super funky bass player, BassIda, has entered the ultimate funk school as she is about to hit the road with none other than Prince! And on the tour she is planning to use her trusted TC Electronic Bass Amp 2.0 rig… For many years, BassIda has been considered as …

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Hutch Hutchinson and Reggie McBride join with Kala U-Bass

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Bassists Hutch Hutchinson (Bonnie Raitt) and Reggie McBride (Keb Mo) have joined Kala’s roster of artists endorsing the Kala U-Bass. Hutch has been Bonnie Raitt’s bassist and background vocalist since 1983 during which time he has also worked with artists that include The Neville Brothers, Brian Wilson, Ringo Starr, Al …

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A Message from Victor Wooten!

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Hello friends and NARAS members, I just found out that my current project “The Music Lesson” (A Spiritual Search for Growth Through Music) audio book has been listed in the ballots for GRAMMY nominations. This un-abridged 7 CD audio version of my book is filled with lots of unique information …

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