Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Hear "D.A.V.E. (Digital Awareness Vector Emulator)," a new track from bassist Ben Allison's upcoming sci-fi-influenced album The Stars Look Very Different Today.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Listen to some music by bass players on this New Sounds. Hear the orchestral double bass, as represented by German bass player Eberhard Weber, along with the electric bass guitar, represented by the Swedish bass guitarist Jonas Hellborg. There's also music by California bass player Michael Manring, whose signature instrument, the hyperbass, he helped to develop and is designed for limitless altered tunings. Plus, music from bassist/composer and jazzer/rocker Ben Allison (also composer of NPR’s On the Media theme) - his tune "Slap Happy" from the record "Peace Pipe," and more.