ISB’s 50th Anniversary hits in Ithaca at ISB2017
Mark your calendars now for ISB2017 at Ithaca College, June 5-10, 2017. Did you know we will be celebrating our 50th anniversary at the 2017 convention? As part of our celebration at Ithaca College, we want to hear from you about your dreams for the next convention. Your voice matters. It’s your ISB.
We just received this news from Donovan Stokes. It looks like the ISB was important to him: Long time ISB member Roy Francis has passed. You may remember I wrote an article on his life about 10 years ago for the journal. (Read Donovan’s article below.) He was...read more
The International Society of Bassists was founded in 1967 by Gary Karr, who wanted to give his fellow bassists the feeling of belonging to something exciting and special. From its first gathering of some 60 bassists at the University of Wisconsin in June, 1967, to the...read more
This comes to us via The Recording Academy: Since February 2014, the Obama Administration has been working hard to combat the African elephant poaching crisis by crafting regulations to impose a near total ban on the commercial trade of African elephant ivory. The...read more