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.

Explore double bass and life on the low end of the spectrum with podcast host and double bass blogger Jason Heath!
We’re featuring double bass virtuoso Guy Tuneh performing an excerpt from the Beethoven Romance for Violin, Op. 50. We’ve featured Guy many times on the podcast and blog in the past, and it’s great to get a chance to feature him again here. Enjoy! Click to Listen
We’re featuring double bassist Leon Bosch performing selections from his latest album on this week’s Contrabass Conversations episode. Titled Virtuoso Double Bass Vol. 2, this album contains a dozen works, both familiar and less familia[...]
We’re featuring double bassist Leon Bosch performing selections from his latest album on this week’s episode!
152 CBC 152: PsychoBass May 1, 2010
Explore double bass and life on the low end of the spectrum with podcast host and double bass blogger Jason Heath!
152 CBC 152: PsychoBass May 1, 2010
Tim Shaffer, one of my colleagues in the Elgin Symphony, put together this quite entertaining video spoof of the shower scene from Hitchcock’s Psycho. Check it out! Click to Watch
151 CBC 151: Barre Phillips March 27, 2010
We’re featuring music from jazz and free improvisation bassist Barre Phillips on this week’s podcast episode, as well as bass news and updates. Enjoy!
151 151: Barre Phillips March 25, 2010
Jazz and Free Improvisation Double Bassist Barre Phillips
Barry Green shares details about the 2011 International Society of Bassists convention in San Francisco!
It’s official! Make plans to celebrate the Summer of Bass Love at the 2011 ISB Convention, June 5-11, at San Francisco State University. Stay tuned for details and mark your calendars! We’re doing a brief podcast interview today with Bar[...]
Jazz bassist Doug Stuart is featured on this week's episode.
149 CBC 149: Doug Stuart and news Jan. 23, 2010
This week, we’re featuring the double bass stylings of Doug Stuart, a former University of Michigan student who is currently active in the San Francisco Bay area. We’ll be hearing “Wake Up” and “Gratitude” from T[...]
Double bassist Guy Tuneh deliver's a New Year's message to bassists worldwide
Explore double bass and life on the low end of the spectrum with podcast host and double bass blogger Jason Heath!
Enjoy this New Year’s nugget from double bassist Guy Tuneh, featuring a personal greeting for all listeners and readers and a complete performance of Kol Nidrei by Max Bruch. This was recorded live on a borrowed bass during a concert for sick children. Guy Tuneh 2010 New Year Recording (MP3)
147 CBC 147: Barry Green interview Dec. 26, 2009
We’re featuring double bassist Barry Green on Contrabass Conversations this week. In addition to being an influential bassist and teacher (he served as Principal Bass for the Cincinnati Symphony for 28 years, has written many method books, and[...]
147 147: Barry Green Interview Dec. 23, 2009
Jason interviews Inner Game of Music author and former Cincinnati Symphony Principal Bass Barry Green
The following podcast is a recording of a panel discussion on the future of music from the 2009 International Society of Bassists Convention. It features: Phil Palombi Mark Dresser Douglas Mapp Frank Proto Jason Heath (me!) Enjoy!
We’re chatting with David Cutler, the author of The Savvy Musician, this week on Contrabass Conversations. This new book is filled with excellent and informative about musical entrepreneurship, product development, branding, marketing, networ[...]
Jason interviews entrepreneurial musician David Cutler