Hi, The Become A Bassist Summit is an online conference for bass players who want to improve their skills and learn from some of the best bassists and teachers around. I’m really excited to speak alongside all these great bassists/educators Nathaniel Andrew Bryan Beller Ariane Cap Nick Clark Anthony Crawford James Eager Damian ErskineFortsätt läsa ”Playubass at Bass Summit 2020”
Kategoriarkiv: UBass Adventures!
World Premiere! The Ubass Orchestra of the World goes U•Bach!
Jammin’ with Bass Legend Bakithi Kumalo
In January I was fortunate to once again work with Kala at the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. This time I managed to get a nice video from my little jam with Bakithi Kumalo on the classic Wayne Shorter tune ”Footprints”! In 2017 I had my first NAMM experience and met a lot ofFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with Bass Legend Bakithi Kumalo”
Summer Ubass Video from Jämtland, Sweden
From the video recording of Jämtlandssången Hi, Time for a new Summer Ubass Video! Making a outdoor Summer video is now almost like a little tradition! 🙂 For the second time it is filmed in Jämtland, Sweden. I really love this region and have spent quite a lot of time there. Last year I didFortsätt läsa ”Summer Ubass Video from Jämtland, Sweden”
Playubass goes Dixieland/Trad Jazz at the Classic Car Racing Track
Out of the blue my dear old friend from my music study days in Jönköping, Sweden called me up and asked me if I wanted to SUB for the SOUSAPHONE player in the Dixieland/trad jazz band ”Hejåhå med Peter”. He called last Thursday and the gig was that weekend! The regular tuba/sousaphone player wasn’t ableFortsätt läsa ”Playubass goes Dixieland/Trad Jazz at the Classic Car Racing Track”
Ubass Adventures: Travelogue from my trip to KALA and NAMM January 2018
Here comes a long overdue travelogue…I know almost a year has flown by… In January I traveled to California for the NAMM show in Anaheim to promote the Ubass alongside Kala. You can read about my experiences from Winter NAMM 2017 here! Petaluma and Kala Brand Music My trip started with a visit to Petaluma,Fortsätt läsa ”Ubass Adventures: Travelogue from my trip to KALA and NAMM January 2018”
New music by Marlowe feat. Solid Body Ubass playing!
My friend Marlowe is a Kala Ukulele Artist that I met in California earlier this year. We decided to do a collab and I recorded overdubs to one of the songs of her brand new album ”Moments”. The song is called Battle Royale and it sure was fun adding ubasses to the track. I decidedFortsätt läsa ”New music by Marlowe feat. Solid Body Ubass playing!”
New video: Bach on Ubass(es)
A screen shot from the video. Kala California Solid Body with prototype Kala Metal Round Wound strings and Kala California acoustic/electric fretless with Pahoehoe strings Time for some classical music! Playing classical music is very rewarding and it’s fun to do it on instruments that wasn’t even invented when the music was written. ThisFortsätt läsa ”New video: Bach on Ubass(es)”
New video! My version of a true classic – Summertime by George Gershwin
A short background to my version The classic song is, as you probably know, from the opera Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin. It was first performed in Boston in 1935 before it moved to Broadway, New York. I was lucky to be a part of a short summary staging of the opera when IFortsätt läsa ”New video! My version of a true classic – Summertime by George Gershwin”
New video! Eva Stenström Limited ”Allt under himmelens fäste”
This song is a traditional folk tune from Gotland, Sweden. Eva and I started playing it as a duo on our trip to Brazil back in 2015. We wanted to bring some examples of traditional Swedish folk music on our trip. To make it work in a ubass and vocals setting I played the bassFortsätt läsa ”New video! Eva Stenström Limited ”Allt under himmelens fäste””