Here are our Top 25 best female bassists of all time. SEPTEMBER 12 Jazz standards and popular favorites featuring Marsha Meekins on flute and vocals with Dr. W. Weldon Hill on piano, Matthew Steele on bass, Carl Lester El on drums and Victor Nelson on vocals, JUNE 13 AUGUST 29 You might call Gail Greenwood the anti-John Entwistle. SEPTEMBER 19 Plucked from the Providence punk world to join Belly on their second album, she added an exuberant live presence (and ever-changing hair colour) to their shows, coaxing frontwoman Tanya Donelly out of her shell. Love the list, but the picture of at the top is of me, Erika Osterhout. Easily holding her own among the best female bassists of all time, Ndegeocello is the only bassist on this list whoâs played in The Rolling Stonesâ¦ and that may be the least of her accomplishments. He grew up in New York and played in the Newport Festival Youth Band… Richmond-based band described as “a soul-jazz project stretching musical boundaries”. The trio features Karl Kimmel on bass and Eric Lyttle on piano. Annnnd…Julie Slick needs to be on this list. Special Guest: Julie McKnight, The series continues with a discussion of protest music. I am a jazz fan and appalled that you left out JODI PROZNICK!! Wolfe on drums, JANUARY 30 Find out more about the best female guitarists of all time. Criteria: These jazz bass musicians were chosen for their impact & influence within the genre, versatility and the innovative & technical qualities of their playing of the instrument. BARBARA MARTIN The final installment in the series of virtual live-streamed events focuses on the life, music, and impact of the incomparable Nina Simone—singer, songwriter, musician, and activist. In particular, the version of âGenius Of Loveâ in the movie Stop Making Sense is some of the most joyful funk ever played by a rock band. The Larri Branch Trio will perform a variety of Jazz standards with original arrangements, compositions by the great Duke Ellington, Hank Jones, Ellis Marsalis, C. J. Wolfe and Branch. ... 1937 in Shenandoah, Iowa, passed away today at 10:11 Pacific time in Los Angeles after a prolonged illness. His group blends Jazz, calypso, reggae and other African-influenced genres to create a unique cultural experience. VICTOR HASKINS’ SKEIN Sheâs largely been in the funk world since then, touring with Chaka Khan and BeyoncÃ©. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. OCTOBER 17 Phanord and McKnight will engage with the history of these songs including examples of music from the American Revolution, the era of Stranger Fruit, and today. BLUE PROTOTYPE All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. LATIN JAZZ MESSENGERS Presenting a deeper discussion on the origins of jazz, they will discuss the blending of blues and ragtime that ushered in the Jazz Age of the 1920s, tracing the inception of jazz in New Orleans to its global appeal and influence. APRIL 25 Daily: 10 am – 5 pm Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Jazz standards and original compositions that explore the edges of Swing, Bop, Blues, Funk, and Latin featuring Kyffin Salter on bass, Jo Santos on keyboards, Patrick Zampetti on drums and percussion, and special guest, Myrick Crampton on sax and flute. With her husband and rhythm twin Chris Frantz (the two have never worked separately), Tina Weymouth was instrumental in bringing a sense of groove to the emerging new wave movement. By Noah Yo o and Allison Husse y. September 7, 2020 Jazz/Funk band playing funky covers and original works to get you moving and grooving. JEAN MILLINGTON from FANNY! Enjoy these cool and swinging jazz classics featuring Ken Kellner on guitar and vocals with Lucy Kilpatrick on piano, with Michael Hawkins on bass and Todd Woodson on drums. Hear the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra in 2006, with four virtuoso bassists: Rubén Rodríguez, Charnett Moffett, the late Andy González, and the mighty Cachao, two years before his death. OCTOBER 10 TRIPLE CROSSING ... Today’s Headlines. Mohini Dey is conspicuously absent from this list. Aug 13, 2020 Drummer/percussionist Mike Hoggard leads this eclectic ensemble playing all styles of Jazz from Thelonious Monk to George Duke with Fredericksburg’s Harry Wilson on vibes. On Thursday nights I’m with Kevin Johnson on bass from 5:30-8:30pm at Travinia Italian Kitchen 1605 Village Market Blvd SE #104 Leesburg, VA 20176 703-777-6511. You don’t need to aspire to become a great jazz musician to get something out of this course. These Jazz Café favorites are revered for their danceable grooves steeped in ethnic traditions and respect for contemporary composers. Gary Peacock, a versatile bassist who collaborated with some of the 20th century's most notable jazz musicians, has died. Zender (funky stuff) IMO of course. Here are THE 10 jazz guitarists you need to be following today. The bass–in both its acoustic and electric form–provides the foundation of … Who says a Jazz band can’t party, get down, and get funky? His family confirmed in a … At which point the discreet rightness knocks you on your arse. MARCH 12 DECEMBER 19 SEPTEMBER 5 Mystified how you can leave Gail Ann Dorsey off of a list with such a tempting headline. 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Hot, Hot, Hot! “The Fam” includes Alvin Spratley on bass, Lance Dickerson on keys, Phillip Foster on drums, Carl Lester El on guitar and vocalist Corey El. Vocalist/instrumentalist Jay Brown leads this classic Jazz combo specializing in the familiar Standards of the 1920s-1960s with tenor sax, bass, piano, and a swinging vocalist. Jazz Classics with Stephen Norfleet on tenor sax; Pete Anderson-trombone; Rusty Farmer-bass; Nate Griffith-guitar. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources.Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. ... Today’s Headlines. This list of jazz bassists includes performers of the double bass and since the 1950s, and particularly in the jazz subgenre of jazz fusion which developed in the 1970s, electric bass players. You missed Allison Prestwood from Nashville. this virtual Dominion Energy Jazz Café presents jazz standards and originals with Larri Branch on piano, Andrew Randazzo on bass, and C. J. Wolfe on drums. Find a favorite & listen now! Scott Wichmann transforms into “Ole Blue Eyes” whenever he hits the stage. Find me most Fridays joined by an upright bassist from 5—9pm at Lightfoot Restaurant 11 North King St Leesburg, VA 20176 703-771-2233. Jazz is a truly American artform whose appeal has proven to be universal since its humble beginnings in the early 20th century. Don’t miss this performance of Brazilian jazz (bossa and samba) and jazz standards and songs from the great American songbook with Joe Sarver on bass, Russ Hanchin on guitar, and Kevin Gaines on drums. Featuring Ken Kellner on bass, Lucy Kilpatrick on keyboard and Todd Woodson on drums. APRIL 11 As her one solo album, Make It Beautiful, demonstrated, Leeâs no slouch as a singer-songwriter either. Gary Titi is originally from Ohio. Just listen to Boogie Oogie Oogie and you will understandm oh and she was singing as well on that song. Get ready to swing and sway!! Ray Brown, master jazz bassist, dies at 75; photo (M)8. Vibraphonist Curvey Reid, influenced by legends like Lionel Hampton, plays straight-ahead Jazz with a funky, contemporary flair. Hear the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra in 2006, with four virtuoso bassists: Rubén Rodríguez, Charnett Moffett, the late Andy González, and the mighty Cachao, two years before his death. By . TWO BIRDS, ONE STONE LARRI BRANCH TRIO Classic and modern Jazz mixed with Bossa Nova and contemporary styles featuring Justin Smith on guitar; Brian Cruse on bass; Brendan Schnabel on tenor saxophone and C.J. JANUARY 16 log in sign up. BTW, I wonder if Gail is related to the late JIMMY and TOMMY Dorsey? Greenwood later joined L7, becoming a hair-shaker among hair-shakers, and rejoined Belly when they released their first album in 23 years, 2018âs Dove. Another gifted singer-songwriter whoâs less recognised as a multi-instrumentalist, Armatrading played a bit of bass on her classic-era albums (along with her usual guitar and keyboards). This presentation shares the story of 4 great bass players (Ray Brown, Oscar Pettiford, Jaco Pastorius and Victor Wooten) and how their innovations contributed to bass in the jazz/fusion/funk genres. APRIL 4 D’Abreu recently released his first album, appropriately titled Jazz in the Spirit. Artists subject to change. If sheâs good enough for Bowie, sheâs good enough for the rest of the world, and has been rightfully added to the list. Kaye is one of the most-recorded bassists in history, but the real story is in the scope of her recordings. SWEET POTATOES MUSIC She left after the bandâs classic debut album, The Days Of Wine And Roses, and their sound was never the same. Phanord will perform the song and also take a look at the time between Nina Simone’s recording and today. RaJazz is one of Hampton Roads’ most requested smooth jazz and R&B bands by festivals throughout the area! MARCH 19 MAY 30 This band is muy caliente (very hot) and features Davison on trumpet, flugelhorn, and vocals; JC Kuhl on tenor sax; Alfredo Santiago on alto sax, flute, and percussion; Charlie Kilpatrick on piano; Andrew Schutte on bass; Kip Williams on drums; and Santos Ramirez on congas and percussion. THE JAZZ WARRIORS DECEMBER 17 | 7 pm on YouTube She and singer Freddie Lim are the driving force behind the band. CURV APPEAL Punk bass was all about speed and accuracy, and the likes of Dee Dee Ramone and Glen Matlock had nothing on Gaye Advert. An evening of soul, pop, and jazz featuring Liz Terrell, a powerhouse vocalist who performs regularly throughout Hampton Roads and Virginia’s coastal region. While versed in trad jazz (bebop and post-bop), Broom draws from a variety of American music forms such as funk, soul, R&B and blues. He has devoted his life to pursuing excellence in music and bringing peace and happiness to his fellow humans. Because of the expanding "gray area" between jazz & rock, some musicians may be on both lists. Here's a song from his highy regarded 2009 album of Thelonious Monk songs, Bobby Broom Plays for Monk. It makes perfect sense that one of the most progressive musicians currently working would come out of the jazz world, where sheâd already established herself as a world-class singer and one of the best female bassists in the genre. Jazz news: Legendary Bassist Stanley Clarke Proudly Announces The Premiere Of His Web Series, Stanley Clarke’s Bass Nation, November 16 On YouTube. Jazz with a touch of Gospel. This list of jazz bassists includes performers of the double bass and since the 1950s, and particularly in the jazz subgenre of jazz fusion which developed in the 1970s, electric bass players. AUGUST 1 Jazz is the perfect platform to help you expand your understanding of harmony and music theory. Enjoy the best jazz radio with unlimited skips. Aug 6, 2020 Charles Mingus. A leading proponent of Afro-Cuban ethnomusicology, Dr. Mike Davison has performed with saxophonist Michael Brecker, trombonist Curtis Fuller, and legendary saxophonist Justo Almario. ...read more. One of Virginia’s premier bassists, Mike Hawkins is back by popular demand with Dr. Weldon Hill on keyboard, Devonne Harris on drums and James Gates on sax. Trombonist Reginald Cyntje is one of the DC area’s most highly respected bandleaders and a Jazz Café favorite. Her two solo albums put both approaches together, with some prog and punk thrown in. Paz is amazing! Hotel X explores the boundaries of jazz mixed with rhythms and melodies of Africa and Latin America. But Yseult is best known for her long stint in White Zombie, a band that managed to combine doomy drones with rockânâroll fun. RICHARD D’ABREU & JAZZ IN THE SPIRIT. She was perhaps the most diehard punk rocker in the line-up, and it helped that she was the only one who could plug in. Founded the popular Devil’s Workshop Big Band. Miller or Wooten (jazz etc.) GAIL IS #8 ON THE LIST!!! Charles Edward "Charlie" Haden (August 6, 1937 – July 11, 2014) was an American jazz double bass player, known for his long association with… Dave Douglas 59,280 listeners Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. BLUE ORCHID JAZZ If the band sounded impossibly tight, sheâs the one to thank. Very much so. She entered Princeâs orbit for the Jam Of The Year tour â the one where he put the sequencers away and got down to some serious funk, working James Brown covers in among the classics. He recorded and performed with Florida-based “Jadestone”. Choose from over 70 channels of jazz music, hand-picked by our programmers. Don’t even think about not dancing! Jazz Classics with Steve Kessler on piano, Robert Jospe on drums and Paul Langosch on bass, OCTOBER 31 I realize she is first and foremost a guitarist and she learned bass to join the Go-Go’s, but her bass-work on the G-Go’s albums speaks for her talent. Smith continued as a beloved cult figure, making a hauntingly beautiful album with Opal and then a solo album, Nine Ways Of Disappearing â after which she did just that, reportedly living in the desert. This fun loving group has audiences dancing and grooving to Jazz standards and Neo-Swing featuring Elana Lisa, lead vocalist with Eric Oritt on electric guitar and vocals; John Dacey on acoustic bass and vocals; Ken Bowie on drums and vocals and Allen Burris on tenor/soprano saxes and flute. You canât be in Girlschool and not be hailed as one of the best female bassists that ever lived. Instrumental standards and “jazzified” pop with Eric Oritt on guitar, Chris Ludwig on bass, Ross Riddell on drums and Dave Triplett on trumpet and flugelhorn. You missed an amazing female bass player / songwriter / singer and bandleader in Divinity Roxx. Vocalist Debra Dean Lawler is a favorite performer at Jazz Café. Her early 90s work set a soul revival in motion and established her as one of those mavericks who could build something original and modern out of the soul tradition, incorporating pop, rap and reggae into the mix â and of course, many tasty basslines. The other is what an impressive number of them also excel at other things: playing guitar, writing songs and being frontwomen. ... Today’s Headlines. Birthdays 1 - 100 of 413. Tal Wilkenfeld. MARSHA MEEKINS AND COMPANY FABIAN LANCE The closest US equivalent to Gang Of Four, Bush Tetras wanted to be edgy and confrontational, but they also wanted to be a dance band, and succeeded on both counts. Just curious why Janice Marie Johnson from “A Taste of Honey” is not on this list. KEN KELLNER & COOL PORTER FUNKY FINGER PETE ANDERSON SEXTET JANUARY 17 A rock-solid bassist, Melissa Auf Der Maur specialised in patching together bands who were in volatile situations, first joining Hole in the dark days after Kristen Pfaffâs death, then Smashing Pumpkins after their fall out with Dâarcy Wretzky. Back by popular demand! M-Law & the Prophets of Jazz will feature Scott Chambers on bass, Ronnie Thomas on drums, and Drew Miles on keyboards. He has like, 6 songs in the top 200 rock bass songs of all time, thats a fair effort. Chris Squire people? I would have Gail Ann Dorsey top of the list, poor oversite! JULY 18 Anyone who can sing the way she did and play bass at the same time has to be good. Sandra Brooks will close the conversation with a song. Vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist Barbara Martin (Staunton VA) sings Jazz standards and original songs of wit and truth accompanied by Lucy Kilpatrick on piano and Mike Hawkins on bass. And the late Laura Kennedy was one: a key player in the New York âno waveâ movement. DECEMBER 10 | 7 pm on YouTube BARBARA MARTIN TRIO Thursday, Dec 10, at 7 pm, Dominion Energy Jazz Café joins the Rumors of War celebration with The Barbara Martin Trio featuring guests Michael Hawkins and Lucy Kilpatrick, who also played at the Rumors of War sculpture’s unveiling celebration in 2019. Wilkenfeld proved that during her touring stints with Chick Corea, Jeff Beck and when opening for The Who, when she dazzled older audiences who hadnât seen that kind of spirit since 1969. The band features Dr. Weldon Hill on piano/keyboard, Michael Hawkins on upright and electric bass, and John Walters on drums. Charles Mingus--Triumph of the Underdog is the first comprehensive documentary about jazz bassist, bandleader, and composer Charles Mingus. She was amazing. Led by trumpeter Dr. Michael Davison, the Latin Jazz Messengers thrill audiences with their high-energy arrangements and eclectic blend of Cuban, Brazilian, and American Jazz. Funk and jazz bass requires, as ever, the most technically accomplished musicians - and there’s plenty of those bassists in our poll results - but that doesn’t mean that rock, metal and electronica-influenced low end doesn’t get a look in. With Beck she gets to be flashy and funky at once. Phenomenal guitarist Chris Beasley leads this eight-piece, uniquely configured concept band, offering modern Jazz that will leave you wanting more. Special Guest: Victor Brooks III, In this virtual live-streamed event, Robert Phanord, VMFA’s Performing Arts Coordinator, welcomes Victor Brooks III for a discussion of the term “race records” and its impact on the music industry. Edit: WAIT!! GLENNROY & COMPANY DECEMBER 23 (Wednesday) | 7 pm on YouTube In terms of taste, musicality, minimalism and originality she is way ahead of the field – a real trailblazer. Fabian Lance is an innovative keyboardist, teacher, producer, composer and arranger from Danville VA. Special Guest: James “Plunky” Branch. 5 John Paul Jones John Baldwin, better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer. The band combines traditional jazz elements with modern heavy metal energy with Larri Branch on piano, Brian Cruse on bass and CJ Wolfe on drums. Larri Branch on piano, Brian Cruse on bass and C. J. Wolfe on drums. BOB BLAGG TRIO This concert event walks us through some of Simone’s most remembered songs including the one that started it all for Nina, “I Loves You, Porgy.”, Aug 27, 2020 LIVEMIXX The two will consider examples of the earliest Black recording artists and their influences. Phanord and Brooks will take a closer look at Louis Armstrong and the early music he recorded with white-owned labels. Special Guest: Jeremy Winston and guest musicians. See my schedule here. Rufus Reid Biography Rufus Reid, one of today's premiere bassists on the international jazz scene, with his reputation firmly established in the education arena, now adds composition to his vitae. The six-piece group, specializing in the music of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, features Tim Lett on trumpet, Steve Norfleet on tenor sax, Pete Anderson on trombone, Lee Covington on piano, Rusty Farmer on bass, and Keith Willingham on drums. It would be enough if this Australian prodigy was simply a monster fusion bassist. She did funk, acoustic, the lushest of orchestrated pop (the entirety of Pet Sounds, for starters) and played indelible licks such as the intro to the Grass Rootsâ âMidnight Confessionsâ and even the salsa groove on Joe Cockerâs âFeelinâ Alrightâ. QUINTESSENTIAL JAZZ Stephen is a graduate of VCU and The Manhattan School of Music in NYC. Williams and Weston have to share the title as they both played in the bandâs classic era (roughly 1980-85); original member Williams is back in the line-up now. u/drCrankoPhone. Offers master classes and workshops. This high energy band is lead by saxophonist Neal Bowens with Lamont Menefield on guitar, Wilbert Anderson on bass, Alfred Walker on keyboards and Ray Grady on drums. Click here for town operations and updates related to COVID-19 and for important information from the Virginia and Fairfax County Departments of Health. AUGUST 15 NOVEMBER 27 Gary Peacock, jazz bassist who anchored Keith Jarrett’s Standards Trio, dies at 85. Kevin Johnson is a freelance bassist and the managing editor for NoTreble.com, the online magazine for bassists. Better then a lot of female bass players on this list!! Despite being a good 30 years younger than the rest of the group, Travis was fully on the bandâs acid-drenched wavelength. MARCH 14 The International Society of Bassists was founded by the world-renowned double bass virtuoso Gary Karr in 1967. Our list of the best female bassists includes key players in punk, funk and lyrical rock, and headed by one of the most versatile musicians to ever pick up the instrument. Henry Grimes, jazz bassist who reclaimed spotlight after 30-year absence, dies at 84 of coronavirus. This inaugural episode will focus on the origins of jazz in Black America. In this virtual live-streamed event, Robert Phanord, VMFA’s Performing Arts Coordinator, welcomes Victor Brooks Sr. and Sandra Brooks for another engaging evening of discussion and performance. Here are your Bassist of the Year 2020 finalists – vote now! She has released an EP Conversations and a holiday album, A Christmas in Black and White. Their original compositions range from the soulfully poetic, to blazing up-tempo acrobatics that set in a groove to keep you moving. They will also consider the lasting impact on what is now called R&B and conclude the evening with a performance of “I Ain’t Got Nobody.”, July 23, 2020 I’d throw in Nikki Monninger, as well. I know someone will always be left off these lists, but Jennifer Young of the Travis Larson Band is at another level than anyone on this list, chack her out. Birthdays in Music. Charlottesville resident Randy Johnston is one of the most widely recorded guitarists of his generation. Jazz Bassist Gary Peacock Dead at 85. Yes they play more âpopâ music but if youâre going to include a pop song like Joey, you need to check Bridgetteâs work and rethink this list. 349. 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