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New Sounds

New Music from Bass Players

Friday, August 29, 2014

Listen to music by bass players for orchestral double bass, electric bass guitar, and Michael Manring's hyperbass for this New Sounds.

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Soundcheck

Ben Allison: Propelling Jazz Into The Cosmos

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Hear jazz bassist and composer Ben Allison perform in the Soundcheck studio.

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Soundcheck

Song Premiere: Ben Allison, 'D.A.V.E. (Digital Awareness Vector Emulator)'

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.

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New Sounds

New Music from Bass Players (Special Podcast)

Monday, July 22, 2013

WNYC
Listen to some music by bass players on this New Sounds.

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New Sounds

New Music from Bass Players

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.

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