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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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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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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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Jamerson “What’s Going On” Isolated Bass Track

Hey all, Isolated Bass tracks are not only a great way to hear exactly what bassists are playing.  They also help you learn how to listen for bass in the musical texture.  After working for awhile with the isolated track, … Continue reading

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CSO principal bassist Alex Hanna practicing on tour

Here is some great video coming out of the Chicago Symphony’s tour of Asia. Demonstrating why he got the job, new principal Bassist Alex Hanna practices on stage……

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Chicago Bass Ensemble Performance at Bass Fest this Sunday!!

Chicago area bassists! There is still time to register for the Chicago Bass Fest this Sunday Feb 3rd at Ravinia. Don’t miss all of the great masterclasses, presentations, and performances by some of the Chicago area’s leading bassists.  See the … Continue reading

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Northside Youth Symphony with special guests Chicago Bass Ensemble perform this Thursday

This Thursday Jan 31st at 7 pm, come out to Northside College Prep High School for an exciting evening of string music! Northside Youth Symphony Orchestra plays their winter concert with special guests Chicago Bass Ensemble. Performing after the hard-working … Continue reading

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