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Bass Player Live returns to Los Angeles on November 4 and 5

Bass Player Live returns to Los Angeles on November. 4 and 5. The yearly event for bass players will take place at SIR Studios in Hollywood. The two-day event will offer exhibits by top gear manufacturers; clinics by world-class bassists; Lifetime Achievement Awards presentations and a Star-studded Concert featuring this year’s award recipients.

Events include:
Bass Player Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, followed by a performance featuring Flea’s friends at the All-Star Concert on November 4.

Bass Player Lifetime Achievement Award presented to session legend and James Taylor bassist Jimmy Johnson, followed by a performance with his band at the All-Star Concert, and a live clinic interview on November. 5

Posthumous Bass Player Lifetime Achievement Award for R&B icon and Booker T. & the MGs bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn.

The return of the All-Star Jam on Sunday Nov. 5, taking place on the SIR main stage

Clinics featuring Bunny Brunel (with Armand Sabal-Lecco and Hadrien Feraud); Oskar Cartaya; Andrew Gouche; Robert DeLeo; dUg Pinnick; Steve Bailey; Bob Glaub; New York City-based Reggie Young; Bonnie Raitt bassist Hutch Hutchinson; Nashville session bass great Dave Pomeroy; and Chuck Rainey

Appearances by: Juan Alderete, Norwood Fisher, Lee Sklar, Verdine White, Bakithi Kumalo, Alphonso Johnson, Jonathan Hischke, Nate Watts, Ben Kenney, Bobby Vega, Jerry Jemmott, Phil Chen, Hagar Ben-Ari, Jimmy Earl, Scott Reeder, John B. Williams, and many more.

New this year: Expanded clinic room seating, more than 20 artists’ signings, live music from the SIR Main Stage, gear giveaways, full beverage service and gourmet food truck.


Tickets are on sale at www.bassplayer.com/live.com Single day and weekend packages for the Bass Player LIVE! clinics, exhibits, and All-Star Concert are available. Day pass purchasers will also receive a complimentary subscription to Bass Player magazine. Bass players and musicians of all ages, levels, and styles are invited to attend.

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