International Society of Bassists
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The ISB was founded by the world-renowned virtuoso Gary Karr in 1967. With some 3,000 members in over 40 countries, the ISB is an organization for those who teach, study, play, repair, build and enjoy the double bass. The ISB is a forum for communication among bassists throughout the world and across a wide variety of musical styles. Members receive our journal, Bass World, three times per year and the "Bass Line" newsletter twice yearly. Every two years the ISB holds an international convention and double bass competition, a composition contest, and now, a makers competition. If you love the double bass, become a member of the International Society of Bassists today!

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George Vance Online Resource Library
 
George Vance Online Resource Library

ISB Members may
browse through 40+
years of publications
and learn more about
the double bass's
history and future.

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ISB Store
 
ISB Store


The ISB offers
back issues of
its membership magazine, as well
as society-related
merchandise.
 
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9/14/2014 - 9/21/2014 
VIII. International Johann-Matthias-Sperger-competition for Double Bass
9/14/2014 - 9/21/2014 
International Double Bass Competition "Johann Matthias Sperger"
D-14471 Potsdam, Deutschland, Germany
10/17/2014 - 10/19/2014 
TEMPLECOMBE INTERNATIONAL DOUBLE BASS FESTIVAL
10/24/2014 - 10/27/2014 
Bavarian Bassdays
Mühldorf a. Inn, Bavaria, Germany

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