NYC SESSIONS (EPK)

Click the play button to learn about the making of 2015’s NYC SESSIONS — one of DownBeat’s Best Albums of 2015! Hear from Karrin Allyson, Phil Woods, Ignacio Berroa, and Harvie S, and more…

Out and about…

Mi Guajira

LeGrand

See you on the road!

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02 May 2017 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
06 May 2017 Dave Bass w/ Carlos McCoy Latin-Jazz Group Private Party Private Party
18 May 2017 Esencia Latin Jazz Ensemble MORE INFO: Sausalito, CA Sausalito Seahorse Sausalito Seahorse
20 May 2017 Dave Bass Quartet w/ Special Guest Jeff Chambers MORE INFO: Somerset, CA Mastroserio Winery Mastroserio Winery free
06 Jun 2017 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
04 Jul 2017 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
15 Jul 2017 Dave Bass Sextet w/ Special Guest Jeff Chambers MORE INFO: Sacramento, CA Antiquite Maison Privee Antiquite Maison Privee
20 Jul 2017 Dave Bass Quartet MORE INFO: Roseville, CA Roseville Sun City / Outdoor Amphitheater Roseville Sun City / Outdoor Amphitheater free
22 Jul 2017 Esencia Latin Jazz Ensemble MORE INFO: Fairfield, CA
01 Aug 2017 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
01 Aug 2017 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
12 Aug 2017 Dave Bass Quartet w/ Special Guest Jeff Chambers MORE INFO: Somerset, CA Mastroserio Winery Mastroserio Winery free
05 Sep 2017 Cunha Big Band MORE INFO: Carmichael, CA The Clubhouse The Clubhouse free
04 Nov 2017 John Stein w/ Dave Bass Trio MORE INFO: Fort Bragg, CA North Coast Brewing North Coast Brewing
29 Aug 2018 Dave Bass Sextet MORE INFO: Sacramento, CA Westminster Presbyterian Church Westminster Presbyterian Church free

Remembering Larry Coryell

Another great musician has passed:  Larry Coryell.  I’ve been listening to Larry since the late 60’s when he was first bringing dramatic “rock-like” guitar playing into jazz.  Check out his solo on Carla Bley’s “Some Dirge” from Gary Burton’s “A Genuine Tong Funeral” (1967).  Also, Larry’s sound-barrier breaking solo on Mike Mantler’s “Communications #9 (1968) from the first Jazz Composer’s Orchestra album.  Larry will be sorely missed.

Some Dirge:

Communications #9:

From Jazz to Jurisprudence and Back Again

We all suffer setbacks in life. Consider the professional athlete with a multi-million-dollar contract. He seems to be on top of the world. Then pop goes the hamstring. While some injuries are career ending, others can be career altering…

Read more of this interview with CapRadio’s Gary Vercelli here:  http://www.capradio.org/articles/2017/01/19/pianist-dave-bass-from-jazz-to-jurisprudence-and-back-again/

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