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SAD NEWS | Genre-Crossing Double Bassist Buell Neidlinger Has Died – Aged 82 [RIP]

American classical and jazz double bassist and cellist Buell Neidlinger has passed away from a heart attack – aged 82.  A student of Yale University, Mr Neidlinger...

Appeal Launched to Raise Memorial Funds for Double Bassist Killed in Hate Crime This Week [PLEASE SHARE]

An online YouCaring campaign has been launched today to support the family of 17 year old African-American double bassist Draylen Mason -  who was killed by...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Double Bassist Xavier Foley – 2014 Sphinx Competition 1st Prize [2014]

The then 19 year old double bass virtuoso, Xavier Foley's 1st prize winning performance in the Senior Final of the 2014 Sphinx Competition - in...

VC LIVE | Double Bassist Xavier Foley – Young Concert Artists NYC Debut Recital [LIVE]

VC Facebook Live webcast of American double bassist Xavier Foley's New York City recital debut - live from Merkin Concert Hall with pianist Kelly Yu-Chieh Lin. Presented by...

SAD NEWS | Philadelphia Orchestra Veteran Bassist Emilio Gravagno Has Died

American double bassist Emilio “Lee” Gravagno has passed away, aged 82 - following a lengthy battle with lymphoma. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Korean Bassist Tourist Joins Italian Street Trio [VIDEO]

Korean double bassist, Jun-Hyuk Choi was traveling in Florence, Italy recently when he stumbled across a few local street musicians. What happens next can only be described...

VERY SAD NEWS | Guinness Book Record Holder Bassist Jane Little Has Died

Record breaking Atlanta Symphony Orchestra bassist, Jane Little has passed away - aged 87. Ms Little had actively served with the ensemble for 71 years -...

Atlanta Bassist Awarded Guinness World Record for Longest Serving Orchestral Musician

87 year old Atlanta Symphony Orchestra bassist, Jane Little has been inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records - for the longest professional...

SAD NEWS | Pioneering Jazz and Orchestral Bassist Bruce Lawrence Has Died

American orchestral and jazz bassist Bruce Lawrence has passed away – aged 88. Mr Lawrence started his career playing alongside jazz greats Ella Fitzgerald, John...

Minnestota Orchestra Announces New Principal Double Bassist

The Minnesota Orchestra has today announced Kristen Bruya as their new Principal Double Bassist – the first principal appointment since the 15-month lockout ended...