ISB 2015 Convention Videos

Browse through the one-minute trailers below, then login or join the ISB to view entire presentations from the 2015 ISB convention, which was held June 1st-6th at Colorado State University's Center for the Arts in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Tyler Abbott
Ray's Blues: How to Sound Like Ray Brown While Walking the Blues



John Adams
John Adams - Trio jazz performance

Recital Program



Frederic Alarie
Bass



Doug Basye
The life of a bass player or What happens to the 99 people who don't win the job.



Adam Booker
Double Bass Techniques of the Early Jazz era



Fausto Borem
Voice and Bass from Brazil

Recital Program



Renaud Boucher-Browning
Musical Athletes: Yoga, Pilates, and Body Awareness Techniques for Bassists of All Ages

Recital Program



Joel Braun
The School of Agility Decoded: Exploring the Technique and Fingering System of Eugene Levinson



Kevin Brown
Audition Preparation Beyond the Practice Room: Raising awareness to meet higher musical standards on your own tems



Erik Deines
CSU's Laplace Bass Quartet

Recital Program



Scott Dixon
Recital

Recital Program



Virginia Dixon
Gaining Skills as a Teacher



Paul Ellison
Master Class



Paul Erhard
Improve your intonation with Indian tambura drones. Play Bach Suites and Beethoven 9 recitative in tune!



Giuseppe Ettorre
Bach, Mozart, Bottesini, Piazzolla: different sounds and styles of the double-bass

Recital Program



Dean Ferrell
Dragonetti's Lost Years (1808-1814)



Lou Fischer
BASSic Connection: Kamil Erdem - Lou Fischer Bass Duo



Simon Garcia
Simon Garcia SoundWorld

Recital Program



Bruce Gertz
Bruce Gertz Trio

Recital Program



Tobias Gloeckler
The Famous Solo - DRAGONETTI'S own favourite showpiece

Recital Program



Lloyd Goldstein
Arts In Medicine at The Moffitt Cancer Center: Working as a Certified Music Practitioner, Delivering Therapeutic Music to Patients, Families and Visitors at a Nationally Recognized Cancer Institue



Irina-Kalina Goudeva
Recomenzar el Infinito

Recital Program



Linda Grace
Structural and Movement Health for Bass Players



Sebastian Gramss
ATOPIA (Jazz / New Music / Contemporary ) Solo Double bass

Recital Program



Emilio Guarino
Inspiring the Bass Music of the Future

Recital Program



Hans Halt
Melodic soloing for the beg/int bassist



Alexander Hanna
Orchestral Repertoire Masterclass



Matthias Heyman
"The Forgotten Bassist": Lost Lessons from Jimmie Blanton



Amanda Johnson
En Fuego and Altitude Double Bass Quartets

Recital Program



Dean Johnson
Dean Johnson Trio, Featuring Pianist Art Lande & Saxophonist Peter Sommer



Mimi Jones
Career Advice: The Business of Music



Randall Kertz
Injury Prevention Strategies and Techniques Identified and Discussed for Practice, Performance and Life



Tom Knific
USAF Falconaires with John Clayton and Tom Knific

Recital Program



Kristin Korb
Finding Home



Chris Kosky
A Conversation with a Jazz Legend



Karol Kowal
No Piano Attached: Insight into European Solo Bass Repertoire

Recital Program



William Lakeberg
Ask a Luthier



Tod Leavitt
Two New String Quintets



Alan Lewine
Soprano Meets Contrabass

Recital Program



Barry Lieberman
Orchestral solo master class



Gaelen McCormick
Putting the music first - a guide to practicing

Recital Program



Leigh Mesh
Master Class



Jordan Morton
Jordan Morton - double bass and voice



Mark Morton
Marcello: Complete Cello Sonatas

Recital Program



Robert Nairn
Duos for Viola and Double Bass

Recital Program



Juan Pablo Navarro
A Tango A Secret Code II: The Art of Tango Phrasing in Astor Piazzolla Music



Volkan Orhon
Little bit of everthing!



Jimmi Roger Pedersen
Bass Duo from Scandinavia



Gene Perla
Music Business Review



Brian Perry
Orchestral Masterclass



Johnterryl Plumeri
Johnterryl Plumeri Original Works for Double Bass and Piano

Recital Program



John Michael Priester
Intonation, Your Bass, and You: Exploring the Resonance Model of Intonation



Frank Proto
Frank Proto Masterclass



Morten Ramsboel
Bass Duo from Scandinavia



Rufus Reid
The Chamber Music of Rufus Reid

Recital Program



Jorge Roeder
Peruvian Songs and Improvisations



Robin Ruscio
Mindfulness and Music: Psychological Techniques to Enhance Practice and Performance



Nathaniel Sabat
Bluegrass Bass Playing: A Detailed 4-Step Approach



Paul Sharpe
Bad Boyz 10th Anniversary Recital

Recital Program



Brett Shurtliffe
Sacred Solo Music for the Double Bass

Recital Program



Jiri Slavik
Jazz Concert



Daniel Stotz
Joseph Prunner



Hans Sturm
The Double Bass Fingering Buffet: Helping Students Explore the Wide Variety of Expressive Choices



Dan Styffe
Recital including many US premieres

Recital Program



Craig Thomas
The Jazz Bassist as Composer



Dennis Trembly
Master Class



Jeff Turner
Audition Success: A review of the common threads from Bass World's Hot Shots / In the Zone columns.



Jack Unzicker
167 Hours: Practice Strategies for Teachers and Students to Get the Most Out of the Time Between Lessons



P Kellach Waddle
Of Vampires and Vegas: New Music Composed and Performed by P.Kellach Waddle

Recital Program



Garry Wasserman
Made in America: A History of North American Bass Making



Ron Wasserman
JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band



Derek Weller
College audition panel discussion



Remy Yulzari
Jewish Travels with my Double Bass

Recital Program



Diego Zecharies
Music from the XX &XXI Century

Recital Program



Danny Ziemann
Teaching and Implementing New Methods For Jazz Bass Line Construction