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Orchestra Musician is not a cush job – support your local musicians

As many know, there has been a rash of labor disputes involving some of America’s finest orchestras, large and small. In our charged political climate, it is not unusual to hear people who don’t know better siding with management.  “The … Continue reading

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Thought you knew what was possible on Double Bass? Watch!

Renaud Garcia-Fons: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert    

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Stanley Clark, Stewart Copland, and Ben Harper record in a basement

Stewart Copland, the outstanding drummer that you may know from his days with the Police, has done many great musical things during his career.  Lately, he has been getting together with different groups of musicians in his basement studio and … Continue reading

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Pic of Chicago Bass Ensemble Performance 3/10/12

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John Paul Jones and the improvisatory elements of bass in Led Zeppelin, Pt. 3

For those who don’t know, I spent a large amount of time during grad school working in and around Musicology.  That also means that I have done a lot of writing about various aspects of the art form, especially popular … Continue reading

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Chicago Bass Ensemble Performance This Sunday, March 10th

This Sunday March 10th at 2:30 The Chicago Bass Ensemble plays a recital at 2nd Presbyterian Church in the South Loop.   We’ll be playing at the Second Presbyterian Church, March 10, 2013. 1936 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60616 312.225.4951 … Continue reading

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John Paul Jones and the improvisatory elements of bass in Led Zeppelin, Pt. 2

For those who don’t know, I spent a large amount of time during grad school working in and around Musicology.  That also means that I have done a lot of writing about various aspects of the art form, especially popular … Continue reading

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John Paul Jones and the improvisatory elements of bass in Led Zeppelin, Pt. 1

For those who don’t know, I spent a large amount of time during grad school working in and around Musicology.  That also means that I have done a lot of writing about various aspects of the art form, especially popular … Continue reading

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Chicago Bass Ensemble plays concert March Tenth in the South Loop

Chicago Bass Ensemble Concert – March 10th Jacque Harper, Anton Hatwich, Hans Peterman and Michael Cameron will be performing. Performance is at the Second Presbyterian Church, March 10, 2013. 1936 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60616 312.225.4951 This is the first … Continue reading

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Student Testimonial #3

“I am a guitarist, writer, and engineer that found himself playing bass in a Black Sabbath tribute band. Quickly under water, I decided to seek help, and luckily found Hans. Too old and ornery to actually “learn” how to play … Continue reading

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