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New design at my T-shirt shop

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Mr Rogers at the Double Bass factory

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Parce que le crayon sera toujours au dessus de la barbarie.

Jazz, dessiné par Cabu (Jean Cabut; 13 January 1938 – 7 January 2015) www.charliehebdo.fr

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Motorized Bow

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ISB Holiday Greetings

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2015 ISB Double Bass Convention: deadlines for competitions

2015 ISB Double Bass Competition: June 1st-2nd, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado (website) Application deadlines are: Solo division – January 5, 2015 Jazz division – January 16, 2015 Orchestra division – March 17, 2015 Age 15-18 division – January 6, … Continue reading

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1er salon du violon, de l’alto, du violoncelle et de la contrebasse

29. + 30. Nov. 2014, 10:00 a.m., La Bellevilloise, Paris (France), 6€ la journée / 10€ le week end Un salon du violon pour y rencontrer son instrument. Un instrument fait pour chaque personnalité, chaque style de jeu, un violon, un … Continue reading

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very sad news

The Violin channel, a news website and newsletter mainly about string instrument and classical music, also features news about musicians who recently passed away. To me, it’s remarkable that they use categories here. (simple case of death) sad news very … Continue reading

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5th World Bass Festival Wroclaw, Poland

In August, not only the Bass2014 (Amsterdam/NL) will take place. Bassplayers also come together at Wroclaw, Poland. August 16th – 21th, 2014 * Anniversary 20-years of the Polish Society of Double Bassists * Anniversary Double Bass Competition in four categories … Continue reading

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Bassist of the Day: Scott LaFaro

Today would be the 78th birthday of the great Scott LaFaro, who died in a car accident in 1961. LaFaro is best known as the bassist in Bill Evans’ groundbreaking trio, and also worked with Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Sonny … Continue reading

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