Upton Bass String Instrument Co
Upton Bass String Instrument Co Newsletter Volume 27 - November 19th, 2010
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25 people at this performance
Infamous Stringdusters
That 1 Guy...again...
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I'll admit to having a good chuckle watching some of the YouTube Symphony Orchestra auditions. Most of the players are fine...it was just the 2010 audition piece did not translate to a "solo performance" very well. But...I have neither the chops, time....or guts to actually audition myself. The 2011 YouTube Symphony audition deadline is just 10 days away as I write this (November 28th, 2010 to be exact) and I think it would be great to see some of you try. Send me your link of your audition and I promise not to even snicker the slightest bit! In fact, I'll send you a "mystery gift", courtesy of Upton Bass, just for doing so!

YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011

So, without further ado, I bring you some Friday night double bass goodness!

And remember...if you have ANY links, news, videos, etc. you want to share, eMail it to me at eroy@uptonbass.com and I'll be sure to share it. Oh...and if you just want to say "Hi" you can do that too!

Have a nice weekend!

Eric Roy
Upton Bass String Instrument Co
860-535-9399
Renaud Garcia Fons Trio
YouTube

Double bass Virtuoso Renaud Garcia Fons, live March 2010, NYC, Joe's Pub. Renaud Garcia Fons Trio, Featuring Kiki Ruiz, Guitar and Pascal Rollando, Percussion.

Sadly, there were only 25 people at this performance.
The Infamous Stringdusters
YouTube

The Infamous Stringdusters live at Bluegrass Underground!!!

Thank you to Travis and crew for stopping in and taking our basses out on the road!
That 1 Guy
YouTube

Michael Silverman, whose double bass inspired instrument can be frequently heard in our Stonington workshop in the middle of the day when a driving beat helps the wood chips hit the floor faster, has been getting some press down under. Check him out!