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Lawrence Angell died peacefully on December 3, 2017 following a lengthy illness. A native of Saginaw, Michigan, Larry studied double bass at the Interlochen Center for the Arts with Oscar Zimmerman. Following his service with the 7th Infantry Division Band and Jazz...read more
Project 440 engages, educates and inspires young musicians, providing them with the career and life skills they need to develop into tomorrow's civic-minded, entrepreneurial leaders. Congratulations go out to Joseph Conyers for being the Cover story for...read more
Thanks to Nina DeCesare for sharing her blog post with us. Have you experienced something similar? Have you seen things change over the years? Post your comments below. When a stranger sees me with my instrument, usually their first instinct is to make a joke. (“That...read more
“I read everything new on talkbass every day, and listen to…podcasts. I picked up a lot about basses by playing every bass displayed at ISB conventions…”read more
‘I want to change perceptions about classical music’ ISB member, Chi-chi Nwanoku has created the non-profit organization Chineke! Foundation to provide career opportunities for young black and minority ethnic classical musicians in the UK and Europe through education,...read more
When Wayne Darling retired a few years ago from his position at the University School of Music in Graz, Austria, there was a worldwide search for his replacement. The man they found for the job was Morten Ramsbøl from Denmark. Besides his successful bass studio in...read more
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