Daryl Johns onstage with his new Mayne bass, playing with Larry Coryell at the Blue Note jazz club in New York...opposite the great Stanley Clarke, no less! … [Read more...] about The New Hannah Mayne Bass on its First Gig Ever
Review in Bass World Magazine, the publication of The International Society of Bassists. [This review appeared in the August issue, Vol 35, #1, pp 54-55] The Untold Secret to Melodic Bass - Jon Burr jbQ Media $14.99 32 pages Jon Burr is a noted first call bassist in the New York area, having … [Read more...] about Review of “The Untold Secret to Melodic Bass” in Bass World Magazine
Hey Rick I've played the Ten2 on a few gigs now - once in a restaurant-beer hall, and once in a hotel restaurant cabaret, and another in a small theater. The latter 2 had house sound. You already know I like the amp, the technology and the features, so this isn't about that, but something more … [Read more...] about Open Letter to Rick Jones of Acoustic Image
Jon Burr Band Just Can’t Wait jbQ cd and dvd By George W. Harris This cd/dvd combo features the steady bass of Jon Burr, who has played with such luminaries as Silver, Getz, Bennett, Baker and O’Day. This release emphasizes his work with singers, which on this disc include the black velvety Ty … [Read more...] about Nice review by George Harris in Jazz Weekly
In order to gain an understanding of how to practice an instrument effectively and efficiently, it is useful to have some understanding of the structure of the brain, mind and nervous system. It is possible to “practice” and not get better – or, even, to get worse, and to inculcate bad habits that will … [Read more...] about What’s the best way to practice an instrument?