Hi, One day in July I got the news that one of my bass heroes would come to Sweden for one gig. We are both Kala Ubass Endorsees (which is pretty amazing to start with) so I managed to hook up with him through the company. The meeting/concert was in the southern parts of SwedenFortsätt läsa ”Ubassists of the World – Abraham Laboriel”
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Esperanza! Solid body Ubass in a soul setting
Hi, This is just a very short snippet from a rehearsal for a Summer concert I did with keyboardist Peter Burell and singer Josefin Larsson a couple of weeks ago. We covered a lot of different music on that concert including a great song by Kala UBass Artist, Esperanza Spalding. The song is called Precious,Fortsätt läsa ”Esperanza! Solid body Ubass in a soul setting”
2nd newsletter from playubass.com is here!
Hi! In case you missed it here is a link to my July newsletter! http://eepurl.com/BU1F5 Me and Hutch Hutchinson. Read more about how our paths crossed in a future blog post…
Magnus Sjöquist’s Submission in Bootsy Collins: Funk Bass In Your Space Competition!
Hi! Please help me out in the Bootsy Collins: Funk Bass In Your Space Competition! This is not all UBass but it all starts out with me jammin’ ‘with’ Ron Carter on my Kala UBass fretless! After that there are a couple of different bass players that I jam along side! Steve Bailey, Bootsy CollinsFortsätt läsa ”Magnus Sjöquist’s Submission in Bootsy Collins: Funk Bass In Your Space Competition!”
[Song Teaser-Test Report] Jam Afrique and String test | Part 3
Hi! Time for part three of my string test and a demo of the first part of the new song Jam Afrique (working title). See these earlier posts for some background info. Post 1 | Post 2 Besides the YouTube video below I also uploaded some versions with less instrumentation (and maybe a bit betterFortsätt läsa ”[Song Teaser-Test Report] Jam Afrique and String test | Part 3”
[CD Project] Composing a new song for the UBass!
Hi! Inspired by the beautiful surroundings in my hometown and my mothers Malmsjo piano I started writing a new tune that will hopefully end up on my upcoming UBass CD! I used GarageBand on the iPad. I recorded the piano, guitar and more using the ‘touch-screen-keyboard’ on the iPad. I overdubbed real drums and willFortsätt läsa ”[CD Project] Composing a new song for the UBass!”
Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | ”Organ Jazz in Trollhattan”
Hi! I’m exited to announce some new jammin’ buddies! Recently I was back in my hometown to visit my parents and thanks to Facebook and a bit of luck I got to jam with two great musicians! I have known Mats [drums] for a long time. He was my first sound engineer teacher back inFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | ”Organ Jazz in Trollhattan””
Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 16 ‘Remix-mode’!
Hi! Here’s some info on a remix I did recently. I used my UBass and Rob Allen basses and the ‘stems’ from Christopher Willis album ‘Tiger Flower Circle Sun’. Chris has been an inspiration for me in the ‘live-looping-genre’! So it was great to work with some of his sounds in this remix competition. IFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala UBass | 16 ‘Remix-mode’!”
Jazz: A little solo on a classic jazz tune!
I really like playin’ jazz on my UBass! This is a short solo on ”Ain’t Misbehavin’” by ”Fats” Waller. It’s recorded on my Korg Sound-on-sound recorder at a steady gig me and a couple of friends do at a water tower in Orebro, Sweden called ”Svampen” (The Mushroom :-)) This is from our 2011 gig. BesidesFortsätt läsa ”Jazz: A little solo on a classic jazz tune!”