bassist

  • Scordatura-Pedals
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    Bassist designs scordatura pedals for real-time retuning

    2013-12-11T00:00:00Z

    A young US double bassist and composer is developing a pedal system to allow bass players to change the pitch of strings while playing. Carter Callison, a doctoral student and Manson Composition Fe

  • Janowsky
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    Long-serving Detroit Symphony Orchestra bassist Maxim Janowsky dies

    2013-08-27T00:00:00Z

    Maxim Janowsky, who played double bass in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for 49 years, has died at the age of 70. He joined the orchestra in 1964 and played under six music directors, including Antal Doráti, Neeme Järvi and Leonard Slatkin.Born in Hartford, Connec

  • Grillo
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    Fernando Grillo (1946–2013)

    2013-08-07T00:00:00Z

    Fernando Grillo, the Italian double bassist, composer and teacher, has died at the age of 67. Closely associated with Italy’s avant-garde movement, he experimented with new forms of sound production and collaborated with composers including Salvatore Sciarrino, Harrison Birtw