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Posted on 24 Oct 2011

Album Review-8VB – Amicizia

  8VB (the name of whom, I am guessing, should be pronounced ‘Octava Bassa’, the musical term from which their sobriquet derives) are an international duo containing Italian jazz guitarist Chester Harlan and the Brazilian bassist (and 11 Cabecas member), Bruno Migliari. However this is not a collection of guitar/bass duets (although there is one rather tender one, ‘Couleurs’),... Read More »
Posted on 20 Oct 2011

Bass Day UK 2011

Bass Day UK November 6, 2011 at The Northern Quarter 25 Swan Street, Manchester. Doors open at 12:00 Concerts, Clinics, Workshops and the best Trade Brands & Luthiers All Day bar & cafe!   Read More »
Posted on 11 Oct 2011

Artist Interview- Gustavo Dal Farra

BPU:When did you get your first bass: GDF:It was maybe around 94 or 95, it was a beautiful Rickenbacker model 4001. But at the time I was involved in classical guitar and keyboard and most of the time composing. My bass did not take much of my time, so I did a few gigs and after I sold it... Read More »
Posted on 07 Oct 2011

Artist Spotlight- Daniel Achenbach

Daniel Achenbach’s family had a huge passion for  music and noticed Daniels interest in music at a very young age.   Daniels older brother had a rehearsal room in their basement where he played with his band and Daniel would take any opportunity to learn what he could from his brother.  Daniel received his first bass on his 13th birthday.... Read More »