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International Society of Bassists
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Welcome

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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ISB 2015 Convention
 
ISB 2015 Convention
Fort Collins, Colorado


Make plans now to join us June 1-6, 2015.

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11/1/2014 - 11/8/2014 
11th International Double Bass Encounter and National Suzuki Courses for Bassists, Violinists, and Violists
Goiania, GO, Brazil
11/1/2014 - 11/8/2014 
11th International Double Bass Encounter
Associacao Brasileira de Contrabaixistas
Goiania , Goias , Brazil
11/8/2014
Ball State Bass Day 2014
Muncie, IN, United States
1/7/2015 - 1/10/2015 
Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conference
San Diego, CA

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