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To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Austin Guitar House, Rob Elrick will be in Austin, Texas for a 'Meet & Greet'. This will take place at Austin Guitar House, 2206 West Anderson Lane, Austin, Texas, 78757, on September 17th, 2016 from 11:00am until 6:00pm. Rob will be on hand to show some of his fabulous bass guitars, answer any questions you may have and just enjoy a bass hang.
In 1992, Rob Elrick began prototyping instruments that would become the first Elrick Bass Guitars. Focused on addressing what was, at that time, an under-serviced segment of the bass guitar market, Elrick Bass Guitars began as a 6-string specialty manufacturer. Since their broad market debut at Summer NAMM 1993, Elrick Bass Guitars, Ltd. has evolved to serve all facets of the bass guitar market offering multiple award winning instruments. One thing, however, has not changed, all US Series instruments remain individually hand-carved by founder Rob Elrick.
MONTCLAIR, NJ (August 30, 2016) - In California in the early '50s, the Fender company introduced the world's first electric bass guitar. Fender, a small startup at the time, couldn't have foreseen the impact that the Precision Bass would have, but the P Bass and the others that followed would help start a revolution in the sound of popular music. This new third edition of The Bass Book explains how that evolution happened and how its reverberations are still felt today.
The lineup of two guitars, bass, and drums that would define pop music found its heart with the Fender bass. The bass guitar provided the solid foundation upon which much modern music is still built. The Bass Book is the first to study its story, with the full low-down of the most important bass players and bass makers. Brands featured in the book include Alembic, Danelectro, Epiphone, Fender, Fodera, Gibson, Hofner, Ibanez, Lakland, Line 6, Music Man, Peavey, Rickenbacker, Sadowsky, Spector, Squier,...
Capital District Bass Players presents world class bassist and educator Tony Grey for a performance and master class, on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:00pm atMopCo Theater, 10 North Jay Street in Schenectady, NY . In addition to the master class, Tony will be performing with his Bass and Drum duet, “Galactic Duo”. Joining Tony, for another master class, will be the internationally acclaimed solo bassist, Josh Cohen.
Tony Grey successfully auditioned for a scholarship to the world-renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston. While at Berklee, Tony joined the newly formed pop band ‘Bliss’. Tony spent 18 months touring Asia, recording three hit singles, filming MTV videos, and achieving a Top Ten CD. Tony left the group in order to return to the USA to complete his studies at Berklee, graduating in 2001 with the prestigious “Outstanding Performer” Award.
Tony has gone on to record and perform with some of the world’s greatest musicians, including John McLaughlin, Hiromi, Herbie...
The Warwick Rockbass Rex Brown Artist Line model will be available exclusively as a right-handed 4-string bass – either in Black Burst Transparent High Polish or Solid Black. The body is made of AAA quilted maple (top) and alder (back), while the neck-through design is made of maple. Additional details: Rosewood fingerboard, 24 jumbo bronze frets with IFT - Invisible fretwork technology, block silver inlays, special skull inlay at 12th fret, active EMG X pickups (P neck and J Bridge), active Warwick 2-band electronics, and controls for volume (P/P for active/passive) / balance / treble bass stacked.
NAMM 2016: New from the Warwick Masterbuilt - Custom Shop in Markneukirchen, Germany:
Warwick Corvette $$ Ltd 2016 Tinted Natural Transparent Satin
The Warwick Corvette Limited Edition 2016 is available as 4- and 5-string, right- and left-handed versions. The body is made of Black Walnut Burl (top) and Black Korina (back), the neck is made of Wenge with Black Korina stripes and the fingerboard is made of White Ebony (fretted models) respectively Tigerstripe Ebony (fretless models). The matching headstock is fitted with a Black Walnut Burl veneer. The finish of this magnificent instrument is called Tinted Natural Transparent Satin.
Additional details: Warwick machine heads with wooden knobs, Black Walnut Burl block fretboard inlays, fluorescent side dots, 24 jumbo bronze frets with IFT - Invisible Fretwork Technology, passive Nordstrand J Pickup (neck), passive Nordstrand Bigman pickup (bridge) with coil-split switch, active Nordstrand 2-band...