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2010-12-07 04:00:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Seymour Duncan announces the debut of Liberator(TM), the first universal Solderless Pickup Change System for guitar and bass. Liberator is a bare-wire Lockdown system integrated with a high-quality volume pot. With a Liberator-equipped volume pot installed, changing pickups no longer requires heating up a soldering gun--you only need a mini screwdriver. Since Liberator doesn't require proprietary connectors, it works with nearly any...

2010-08-06 20:57:00

DULUTH, Ga., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Cody Meyer of Grass Valley, Calif., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 3 ounces to lead day two of the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier. Meyer now holds a 1-pound, 4-ounce lead over Chevy pro Larry Nixon of Bee Branch, Ark., who weighed five bass weighing 13-8 for a two-day total of 10 bass for 26-2 in a tournament featuring 78 of the world's best professional bass anglers. "Today I started off and caught two pretty quick,"...

2010-03-24 02:01:00

NAPA, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Martin Taylor MBE is pleased to announce his partnership with online video exchange pioneers, ArtistWorks, Inc. The team will launch the Martin Taylor Guitar Academy (MTGA) on April 15, enabling students from around the world to receive a unique interactive education with the jazz guitar virtuoso online. Martin Taylor has established an extraordinary career as an internationally acclaimed musician, and his distinctive style has seen him recognized...

2009-07-17 07:45:00

CHICAGO, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital artist, composer, musician and pop denizen of the Internet, Dr. Von Zuko, announces the worldwide release of "Jambodia Muse," the second CD of the Jambodia Trilogy (http://www.jambodia.com). "Jambodia Muse" offers an intoxicating brew of contemporary beats, sultry samba rhythms, and unexpected musical nuances, transitioning across several genres into organic-pop and imparting a new flavor to the World Fusion movement. "Jambodia Muse" is the second...

2009-07-07 07:05:00

New Electronics Radically Expand Sound Range and Control COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Maryland Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Bruce Jacob pried open his new electric guitar and wondered why he couldn't get more sounds out of it. The first guitar he purchased since he was a teenager, the instrument's available tones were more limited than the guitars Jacob grew up playing. The engineer in him sought an answer. "I decided to catalog every...

2008-09-28 21:00:23

By Aref Omar LEGENDARY bassists stanley clarke, marcus miller and Victor Wooten perform together in singapore. The heavens split and a whole lot of thunder ensues, AREF OMAR writes. When three of the best bass players in the world get together onstage to perform, you can best expect a memorable experience of aural pyrotechnics. And that's exactly what the enthusiastic audience that jam- packed the 2000-seater Theatre in Singapore's bay side Esplanade got. After all, Stanley Clarke,...

2008-09-08 12:00:24

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ), a leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider, announced today that it has begun shipping its Fender(TM) Precision Bass guitar for the Xbox 360(TM), the initial offering under its license with Harmonix and MTV Games to produce and distribute game peripherals and other products for the critically acclaimed Rock Band(TM) game. "We are excited to be providing an opportunity for the millions of Rock Band fans to enhance their...

2008-08-29 03:00:36

By MARTIN LONGLEY BASS player Adrian Litvinoff brings his five-piece Interplay band to the White Swan in Stratford on Sunday. The weekly session is the home of free-admission jazz, with the occasional exception when some out-of-town combos might require an admission fee. Litvinoff plays both acoustic upright and electric basses, listing his areas of experience as blues, rock, ska, Latin and free improvisation. Jazz music appears to be his main interest nowadays and Interplay is firmly...

2008-08-23 00:00:24

B ritain's biggest jazz festival is about to burst on to the boulevards of Bude, airing the music of New Orleans and much more. Now celebrating its 21st year, the festival packs 166 events into eight days, running from tomorrow until Saturday, August 30. From halls to hotels and pubs to restaurants, the strains of jazz - ranging from blues to bop and ragtime to mainstream - will float out over the town. This year, for the first time, there will be a dedicated jazz marquee offering...

2008-08-08 09:01:05

By Carma Wadley Deseret News Give Michael Dowdle a guitar, and he can -- and does -- play pretty much anything. He's played as a studio musician on CDs of practically any genre you could name. He's done a series of his own interpretations of LDS hymns. He plays on stage with a variety of artists at concerts. He plays with dance bands and at weddings and company parties. But there are times when he likes to just mellow out, to see where the music will take him. That's the sound you hear...


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