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.

Former Indiana University and University of Michigan double bass professor Lawrence Hurst is featured on this week's show!
University of Michigan Double Bass Professor and San Francisco Symphony Principal Bass Scott Pingel is featured on this week's show!
Jazz double bassist Larry Gray, who has performed with many legends of the jazz scene and works regularly at the Jazz Showcase, chats with Jason.
Boston Symphony Principal Double Bass and Boston University Music Faculty
Jason Heath plays a recital on the famous Karr-Koussevitzky double bass!
163 163: Kurt Muroki Interview Nov. 9, 2015
Indiana University bass professor Kurt Muroki on the podcast!
Los Angeles Philharmonic bassist and University of Southern California bass professor
161 161: Alex Hanna Interview Nov. 6, 2015
Chicago Symphony Principal Double Bassist Alex Hanna interview and performance
Barry Lieberman – University of Washington Artist in Residence and Double Bass Faculty This week, we’re featuring an interview with double bassist Barry Lieberman. The former Assistant Principal Bass of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Princip[...]
Jason chats with Barry Lieberman about the American String Project, his new YouTube double bass excerpts page, and more!
This special Contrabass Conversations episode features an interview with composer Paul Ramsier. Though Paul is particularly well-known for his collaborations with Gary Karr, he continues to remain quite active as a composer and has a number of inte[...]
159 159: Paul Ramsier Interview Nov. 14, 2011
Double bass composer Paul Ramsier interview and performance from Jerome Butler
We're bringing you an interview with double bassist Charles DeRamus on Contrabass Conversations this week. Charles is a member of the Gothenburg Symphony and has worked extensively in both Europe and the United States during his professional career....
We’re bringing you an interview with double bassist Charles DeRamus on Contrabass Conversations this week. Charles is a member of the Gothenburg Symphony and has worked extensively in both Europe and the United States during his professional[...]
This week on Contrabass Conversations, we’re bringing you rare footage of Serge Koussevitzky performing a few selections. Enjoy this trip back in double bass history, brought to you by double bassist John Grillo. Previous Contrabass Conversa[...]
157 157: Koussevitzky recordings Oct. 13, 2010
Double bassist John Grillo presents some rare recordings of Serge Koussevitzky playing the bass.
156 CBC 156: Gunnelpumpers Aug. 7, 2010
This week, we’re featuring the title track from the nth wave, the debut album from the Gunnelpumpers. Enjoy! Links: http://www.myspace.com/gunnelpumpers buy CD on CDBaby listen to Chicago Bass Ensemble interview
156 156: Gunnelpumpers Aug. 7, 2010
It's all bass all the time with the Gunnelpumpers, a groups of double bassists, electric bassists, and percussionists dedicated to free improvisation
Famous double bass performer and pedagogue Frederick Zimmermann in a rarely heard practice session recording - very cool!
We’re featuring practice tapes from the hugely influential double bass performer and pedagogue Frederick Zimmermann on this week’s Contrabass Conversations episode. Co-host John Grillo unearthed and transferred these tapes of Zimmermann [...]