Contrabass Conversations - double bass life on the low end of the spectrum with Jason Heath

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Contrabass Conversations features double bass blogger and podcast host Jason Heath conducting weekly interviews and presenting musical performances with top double bassists from around the globe, plus current news and events for today's working bass player. Professionals, students, and folks with a hankering for the low end of the spectrum should check out this podcast! This show is produced in Chicago, Illinois, and is affiliated with doublebassblog.com.

This week’s podcast features an interview with James Knabe, a trumpet performer and teacher who also runs a web consulting service for musicians. Learn more about what musicians can do to effectively market themselves by listening to this sho[...]
144 144: Advice from James Knabe Oct. 28, 2009
Jason chats with James Knabe from trumpeter.com, a performer, teacher, and web consultant
This week’s Contrabass Conversations episode features an interview with National Symphony bassist and Peabody Conservatory faculty member Jeff Weisner. In addition to performing and teaching, Jeff is a prolific blogger, writing about all kin[...]
This week’s Contrabass Conversations episode features an interview with National Symphony bassist and Peabody Conservatory faculty member Jeff Weisner. In addition to performing and teaching, Jeff is a prolific blogger, writing about all kin[...]
143 143: Jeff Weisner Interview Oct. 22, 2009
Jason chats with National Symphony Orchestra section bassist and Peabody Conservatory double bass teacher Jeff Weisner
We’re featuring double bassist Alan Steiner on this week’s episode of Contrabass Conversations. A graduate of the Curtis Institute, Alan performs regularly with the Chicago Sinfonietta and Lake Forest Symphony. In addition to maintaini[...]
Curtis graduate and Birch Creek Music Festival double bass teacher Alan Steiner talks about how to put together a good audition tape
This week’s episode of Contrabass Conversations features an interview with double bassist David Grossman, a member of the New York Philharmonic bass section and an active jazz bassist. Hosted by John Grillo, this interview covers David[...]
Explore double bass and life on the low end of the spectrum with podcast host and double bass blogger Jason Heath!
The following video (25 min.) is a behind-the-scenes documentary about The American String Project, the innovative string ensemble which we have profiled previously on the podcast and blog. Artistic director (and former Contrabass Conversations guest) Barry Lieberman describes the documentary as follows: We have produced a documentary about the Project, …
141 141: David Grossman Interview Sept. 26, 2009
New York Philharmonic double bassist David Grossman chats with Jason and John
This week’s Contrabass Conversations episode features a follow-up interview with bassist Barry Lieberman, double bass faculty at the University of Washington and artistic director of The American String Project, an ensemble that specializes in performing string chamber orchestra arrangements of quartet literature. Barry was previously interviewed on Contrabass Conversations in …
Jason chats with University of Washington double bass professor and former Los Angeles Philharmonic bassist Barry Lieberman
137 137: Todd Coolman Interview Sept. 11, 2009
Win Hinkle interviews jazz double bassist Todd Coolman
Jason chats with the amazing soloist and orchestral double bassist Joel Quarrington
135 135: Matt Heller Interview Aug. 28, 2009
Jason and Matt talk double bass
Jason chats with Atlanta Symphony principal double bassist Colin Corner
133 133: Scott Best Interview Aug. 15, 2009
Jason chats with Memphis Symphony principal double bassist Scott Best
Jason chats with Los Angeles Philharmonic double bassist and University of Southern California bass professor David Allen Moore
131 131: Jiri Slavik Interview July 9, 2009
Jason chats with double bassist Jiri Slavik