• Enrico Fagone – Kicho

    This is an excerpt of Enrico Fagone’s recital on June 4, 2013. “Kicho” (Introduction by A.Ginastera) – Composer A.Piazzolla Piano, Giuseppe Lupis This piece will be on Enrico’s new Piazzolla – CD.  For more info, check…

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  • Sybarite 5 – Motion Picture Soundtrack

    Sybarite 5′s performance at the 2013 ISB Convention in Rochester, NY. Motion Picture Soundtrack by Radiohead (arr. Paul Kim) Sami Merdinian and Sarah Whitney, violins Angela Pickett, viola Laura Metcalf, cello Louis Levitt, bass “Their rock…

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  • Happy 2014 from ISB President Kristin Korb

    The International Society of Bassists is the place where the bass world connects to be inspired and educated.  We are able to reach out all over the world because of our incredible members who give their…

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  • State of the Gate – How to get paid and negotiate your career (Video)

    This was an amazingly popular session at the convention in June 2013. Gig science 101. How are musicians finding, getting, and keeping work in the ever changing landscape facing professional musicians.  Work: What is it and…

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  • Joel Quarrington – A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

    “A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square” by Manning Sherwin (arr. Don Thompson) Joel Quarrington- bass Don Thompson – piano The printed music for this duo will be available for download at http://joelquarrington.com

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  • Jeffrey Turner & Micah Howard – Duos

    Duos by David Anderson Jeffrey Turner & Micah Howard – bass  

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  • Bruce Gertz – Glad You’re Hear

    Glad You’re Hear by Bruce Gertz Bruce Gertz – bass Bill Mays – piano Tim Froncek – drums This is on Bruce’s new CD, Open Mind

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  • Shawn Conley – Mythical Ithaca

    Mythical Ithaca by Shawn Conley Shawn Conley – Bass Romain Collin – Piano Kevin Kanner – Drums For more information: http://thenorthtrio.com https://www.facebook.com/thenorthtrio

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  • Jiri Slavik – Hunting Song

    Môj otec bol vel’ký pytliak (traditional Slovakian hunting song) Jiri performed as a part of the New Music Summit for the 2013 convention of the International Society of Bassists. For more information: http://www.jirislavik.com/

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  • Brett Shurtliffe – Zigeunerweisen

    Zigeunerweisen Op. 12 by Pablo de Sarasate Brett Shurtliffe – bass Dr. Emily Boyce – piano The last piece on Brett Shurtliffe’s half of the “Eastman Night” concert.  The performance of Brett’s personal transcription of the…

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  • Bad Boyz – Strauss in the Doghouse

    “Strauss in the Doghouse” from “Suite and Low” by Darrell Runswick. The “Bad Boyz” are David Murray, Volkan Orhon, Paul Sharpe and guest Alberto Bocini. Anthony Stoops, our 4th bad boy, had to return home early…

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  • Scott Haigh – The White Trout

    The White Trout: a legend of Cong (world premiere performance) Story told by Samuel Lover, as collected by William Butler Yeats, commissioned by ISB Member Peter Gallagher Ty Alan Emerson, narrator Barbara Choltco, soprano Kyra Kester,…

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  • Scott Haigh – Bocadillos Iberianos

    World premiere performance of Bocadillos Iberianos – Composed by Margi Griebling-Haigh I. Espejismo desde el Adarve (00:00 – 6:53) II. Senor Campesino (7:04 – 12:50) III. Abburido en Madrid (12:55 – 18:25) IV. Tapas Perpetuas (18:28…

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  • Andrés Martin – Bass Concerto

    Performed at the 2013 ISB Convention at Eastman School of Music. Composed by Andrés Martin Andrés Martin – bass Rose Chancler – piano 1. Tangueramente (0:00) 2. Nocturno (8:30) 3. Allegro Obsesivo (18:43) http://www.andres-martin.com/ http://www.contrabajosdebajacalifornia.com/

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  • Paul Kowert – Fløteren

    Performed as a part of the ISB 2013 New Music Summit. Paul Kowert – bass Brittany Haas – violin Jordan Tice – guitar Fløjteren by Annbjørg Lien

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  • Hagai Bilitzky – Middle Eastern Doublebass

    Hagai Bilitzky’s performance in the New Music Summit at the ISB Convention 2013, Rochester, NY. Hagai Bilitzky devised a unique new playing technique for playing Middle Eastern music elements,  like the quarter tones, making it possible…

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  • Mark Dresser – Three Pieces

    Mark Dresser did a fantastic job not only performing here, but curating the New Music Summit for ISB 2013. Video sponsor: Nick Lloyd Basses This bass is a Boosey and Hawkes “Professor” model. 112 years old….

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  • Bill Crow – A Life In Jazz

    Paul Pearce sits down to interview Bill Crow. They talk about Bill’s vast and most interesting experiences in his musical adventures. He might even plays a tune as well with Bill Mays joins in on piano.

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  • Virginia Dixon – Developing Healthy Bass Playing

    Three experienced bass pedagogues from the Great Lakes region, Virginia Dixon, Tracy Rowell, and Derek Weller, share ideas on teaching young bassists. Available literatures are discussed and easy ways to establish fundamentals will be explored as…

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  • Hector Tirado – Proprioceptivity

    Here is Hector Tirado’s demonstrative workshop on Proprioceptivity (perceive sound through skin). He’s a deaf professional musician ascribed to the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra since 1990. He learned to perceive the sound and pitch of the…

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