Tag Archives: bass

How to Make Jazz More Mainstream

3 Apr

Grammy winning bass player Esperanza Spalding shares her thoughts in the Wall Street Journal  about how to make jazz more accessible to mainstream music audiences.

Casey Abrams Performs “Nature Boy”

14 Apr

Casey Abrams’ Wednesday night performance of “Nature Boy” on American Idol proved that he is not only a talented musician but a true artist.

Top 10 Bassists of All Time?

6 Apr

Rolling Stone’s readers picked “the top ten bassists of all time” — do you agree?

Here’s a video of #6, Led Zeppelin’s Jean Paul Jones performing “Dazed & Confused:”

 

 

Hikky-Burr

6 Apr

The original 1969 jam session featuring Quincy Jones and Bill Cosby.