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Bass2012: Newsletter

The team of Bass2012 (the BASSEUROPE foundation / European Society of Bassists ESB) has recently sent a newsletter with informations about the event, taking place in August at Copenhagen/DK. COMPETITIONS It is our pleasure and honour to announce the three classical competitions. With … Continue reading

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Double Bass Kaleidoscope at Michaelstein/Germany

The fifth Double Bass Kaleidoscope, under the leadership of Prof. Silvio Dalla Torre, will take place in March 2012 (11-18). One of its focuses will be the subject of the orchestra audition, which, in view of both practical playing and … Continue reading

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Workshop with John Goldsby

Lando Music and John Goldsby will present this Workshop on Jazz Double Bass History and Techniques on Saturday, Dec. 3. Since 1994, John Goldsby  has been a member of the Westdeutscher Rundfunk Big Band (the Cologne Radio Big Band). From 1980 … Continue reading

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Symphonic Jazz Orchestra + Christian McBride

George Duke’s Concerto for Christian McBride will premiere at a free UCLA 
concert that will feature the 67-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra (LA), conducted by Mitch Glickman. McBride will appear as bass soloist in the new commissioned work composed by composer/keyboardist/producer … Continue reading

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Bass2012 at Copenhagen/Danmark

After last week’s ISB Convention 2011 at San Francisco, the next big event has been announced:“After a great week in BASS2008 PARIS and in BASS2010 BERLIN, we would like to continue making tradition for an European bass convent every two … Continue reading

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Frankfurt Musikmesse starting on Wednesday

The Frankfurt Musikmesse (Music trade show) opens the doors on Wednesday. The annually Frankfurt Musikmesse is one of the biggest trade shows in music industry. The string instrument section is at hall 1.2 (and my booth number is B40, if you … Continue reading

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Barcelona Bass Meeting at the Conservatori Municipal de Musica de Barcelona, c/bruc 110-112. Artists: Thierry Barbé, Andrew Ackerman, Christine Hoock, Thomas Martin, David Murray, and others …

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Lutherie workshops at New Hampshire

The Violin Craftsmanship Institute offers weeklong hands-on workshops, taught by internationally prominent craftsmen (mostly trained at Mittenwald/Germany). These workshops are sponsored by the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH (15 minutes from seacoast resort town of Portsmouth and an hour … Continue reading

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Chicago Bass Festival

The Chicago Bass Festival is an event for the Chicago-area double bass community that highlights the talents of the bassists in our major performing organizations and teachers at our academic institutions while creating a learning event for the next generation … Continue reading

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European Bass Day (Krefeld/Germany)

At Krefeld/Germany, the European Bass Day will take place next weekend. In this case, “Bass” means  Electric Bass Guitar … I can’t find anything double bass related at their website. So take your earplugs with you if you go there … Continue reading

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