Thelma Terry, A Bass Player To Remember

Thelma Terry, double bass player and band leader; she held her bass with a firm understanding of its abilities. She stepped...

New interview with James Kirkland

Hey friends, we have another interview on our website. And this time it's with the legendary rockabilly and country bassist James Kirkland. Check it...
hillbilly casino with geoff firebaugh on slap bass and brian setzer's bassist ronnie crutcher on gretsch guitar

Geoff Firebaugh on European tour with Hillbilly Casino

The amazing band from Nashville TN Hillbilly Casino has just started their European tour. If you live in Finland, Germany or Holland be sure...

Walter Page

Let’s put an ear on Walter Page today, born on February 9, 1900 in Gaitlin, Missouri. Page’s family moved...
joel paterson, beau sample and alex hall in chicago

Beau Sample on tour with Modern Sounds

Slap bass player Beau Sample will be on tour with his band Modern Sounds and Deke Dickerson this month! They will start a tour...
double slap bass patterns and riffs including triplet, gallop, quadruple, drag slap and roll

New Article – Basic Slap Bass patterns

We added a first article called "Basic slap patterns and the problem of inconsistent nomenclature". There are a lot of confusion about names for slap...
joe mauldin bass player for buddy holly dies

Joe Mauldin, bassist for Buddy Holly and the Crickets, dies February...

Joe B. Mauldin, the bassist for Buddy Holly's Crickets died from cancer in Nashville today. He was 74. Mauldin and fellow Crickets Allison, Sonny Curtis...
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Djordje’s Blast Cult Bass “The Great White”

Djordje Stijepovic's Blast Cult bass "The Great White" has been getting lots of attention all over the world. Here's the "Making of" video, so...
wavelength magazine article on slap bass in new orleans

New article about the origins of slap bass!

Possibly the best article ever written about early slap bass players is finally back on internet! Slap That Bass - New Orleans String Bass...
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Jimmy Sutton on tour in Europe!

Great slap bass player (and member of AOSB) Jimmy Sutton will be on tour in Europe with Deke Dickerson from July 4th to July...