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WimBash at the NAMM Show


Doug Wimbish will present WIMBASH at the NAMM SHOW, a free concert on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the NAMM Nissan Grand Plaza Stage (outside between the Hilton and Marriott Hotels), Anaheim, CA from 2:00 pm to 2:40 pm. Proceeds from the event raffles will benefit the NAMM Foundation “Believe in Music” …

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Electro-Harmonix Bass Preacher (Compressor/Sustainer)


Introducing the BASS PREACHER, a compact compressor/sustainer designed specifically for the powerful low frequencies and massive dynamic range produced by the modern bass guitar. Bass guitars possess a huge dynamic range and produce powerful low frequencies. Designed for and by bassists, this compact compressor/sustainer features fully adjustable controls that can …

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Kala Bubinga U-BASS

The Bubinga U-BASS™ is the latest model in the distinctive line of award winning short scale portable bass instruments from Kala Brand Music™. The Bubinga U-BASS is strung with Kala’s proprietary Road Toad Pahoehoe™ strings and includes a specially designed Shadow Active Pickup System with EQ and Tuner. The 21” …

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Vail Johnson – The Seventh Son

New from Vail Johnson (bassist to the stars; Herbie Hancock to Kenny G to Keb’ Mo’; Stevie Nicks to Whitney Houston) comes a new style, fusing Americana, Blues, Soul and Country with Jazz; he calls it ‘JazzAmericana’. This mix of originals and covers of timeless classics may raise some eyebrows …

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Bass Clinic with Damian Erskine

AGUILAR AMPLIFICATION AND D’ADDARIO ANNOUNCE A CLINIC WITH BASSIST DAMIAN ERSKINE NEW YORK, NY — Aguilar Amplification, maker of high-quality bass amplification, pickups, preamps and effects pedals for bassists and D’Addario are pleased to announce a clinic with bassist Damian Erskine. Known for his work with drum legend Peter Erskine, Gino Vannelli and Les …

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Jeff Lorber Fusion is set to release “Step It Up”

Jeff Lorber Fusion, featuring keyboardist/composer/producer Lorber and bassist/composer/ producer Jimmy Haslip, will release their new album, Step It Up, September 25 on Heads Up. The album, their fourth consecutive collaboration, features 11 new Lorber compositions, several co-written with Haslip. The longtime colleagues also co-produced the recording. “Jeff Lorber is one of those masters …

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