“A Bass Odyssey” workshop and concert for all styles of bass will be Saturday, May 20 2006 at University of Texas, Austin. Featured artists/clinicians are Paul Ellison (double bass), Brady Muckelroy (electric bass soloist) Silvio Dalla Torre of Germany (double bass and bassetto) and Frank Murry (jazz improvisation). Presentations on the bassetto, viola da gamba, violone, washtub bass by the award-winning Washtub Jerry, contrabass balalaika, upright slap, and EUB. Mock orchestra audition with prize – committee from Austin and San Antonio symphonies. More activities, info booths, and bass dealers. For more info and online registration see www.bassodyssey.org.