Author: Nicholas Walker

Tango Workshop from 2013

One of our most popular post-convention videos came from the workshop presented by Juan Pablo Narvarro.  The workshop was called The Tango – A Secret Code. If you’d like to learn more about the tango, this will give you a good start. If you have questions, know that Juan will be at ISB 2017.  Ask him in person. Juan Pablo Navarro: The Tango – A Secret Code This workshop, presented at the 2013 ISB Convention, is about the unwritten music for bass in Tango and how to play it through analysis, variation and creation of technical skills  and expressive resources...

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Body & Bass at ISB2017

During the regular year, ISB gives you monthly video updates from our Body & Bass curator, Dr. Randy Kertz. Now, at ISB 2017, you get a chance to get more in-depth with the relationship between our bodies, injuries, self-care, and our basses: Tuesday Linda Grace | Structure/Function Issues of the Arm and Thumb in Bass Playing | 11:00 am in Broido Forest Greenough | The Bassist’s Guide to Comprehensive Shoulder Health: Anatomy, Injury Prevention, and Maintenance | 4:00 pm in Broido Wednesday LLoyd Goldstein | Arts In Medicine: Overview Of A Model Program In a Major Cancer Institute And Solo Bass As A Therapeutic Music Intervention |...

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Read the latest issue of the Online Journal of Bass Research

The International Society of Bassists announces Volume 8 of the Online Journal of Bass Research (OJBR) The Online Journal of Bass Research is a refereed electronic journal, published by the International Society of Bassists. The OJBR is published solely in an electronic format, accessible free of charge to musicians everywhere. The OJBR fosters and communicates original scholarly research pertaining to the history, development, function and features of the double bass and other related bowed bass instruments, their players and repertoires, as well as disseminates scholarly critiques of recently published books and articles in these subject areas. Volume 8 of the OJBR...

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Housing Options for ISB 2017

Off-Campus Housing Options The ISB has reserved room blocks at convention rates at several local hotels, subject to availability. Reserve early! Country Inn and Suites Discount Code: BASS17 Website: Click Here Rate: $169 Book By: May 5, 2017 Hotel Ithaca Discount Code: ISOB Website: Click Here Rate: $129-149 based on room size Book By: May 1, 2017 Hampton Inn and Suites Website: Click Here Rate: $189 Book By: May 3, 2017 Fairfield Inn and Suites Website: Click Here Rate: $159 Mon.-Thurs., $219 Fri.-Sat. Book By: May 1, 2017 On-Campus Housing There are many folks who prefer to stay on-campus so they are a...

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