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A look back at Bass Player LIVE! 2017

A look back at Bass Player LIVE! 2017

I had the chance to check out Bass Player LIVE! this month in Hollywood and had a total blast.  This was my first time attending this annual event from bassplayer.com, and I was blown away by the positive vibes surrounding the event. Hanging...

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BASS2018 Lucca Solo Competition Open

BASS2018 Lucca Solo Competition Open

The solo Competition is open to all double bassists from all ethnicities and nationalities with an age limit of 32. It is held in conjunction with the BASSEUROPE biennial congress. Applicants are required to submit audio links. After preliminary audio listening a...

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Koussevitzky’s Double Bass Repertoire

Koussevitzky’s Double Bass Repertoire

Volume 9 of the Online Journal of Bass Research presents "Koussevitzky's Double Bass Repertoire: A Reassessment" by Andrew Kohn. Dr. Kohn's research presents an overview and examination of Serge Koussevitzky's double bass repertoire. The study includes works that...

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They did it! They built a double bass in only a week!

They did it! They built a double bass in only a week!

The ISB's Build a Bass in a Week Team, led by Paul Hart, was back together again at the 2017 convention at Ithaca College in June. Its mission? To build a beautiful instrument, the result of the combined talents of more than 50 makers from around the world, in just...

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