Category Archives: General

Time to File Taxes… are you serious??

I don’t know how many people have heard about the Form 4868 and the ability to file for a tax extension, but this is the second year our family has chosen to file late… on purpose.  Since many of you … Continue reading

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Doublebass Clock by Upton Bass

Just came across this from Upton Bass the other day and thought it was pretty nifty….

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Can your rosin stand this heat?

With weather like this over the next few days, often I’m left hoping my rosin won’t turn into a clump of melted brown “stuff”. Over the years in working with many young bassists I have seen examples of rosin that … Continue reading

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Bass Blog is now Tunedin4ths.org

Greetings all, “Tunedin4th.wordpress.com” is now “Tunedin4ths.org”   By making this change I hope to add more convenience with the “.org” domain name as well as give more flexibility as this blog expands.

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Bass Blog reaches 200th post

Since September of 2009, this blog has now officially reached it’s 200th post.   Readership is around 50 unique visitors to the site every day. Wow!  Thank you for your support!

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Philadelphia Orchestra Found in Chapter 11

Like many orchestras finding themselves is a sad financial state, the Philadelphia Orchestra is no exception.  I remember well going to hear the orchestra in the 1990’s under the direction of Ricardo Muti and Wolfgang Sawallisch in the old Academy … Continue reading

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Vote for bassists in YouTube Symphony

Again, YouTube is hosting an event in early 2011 for their “YouTube” Symphony Orchestra.  For those of you who missed the inaugural event last year, the way this works is that applicants perform their recorded video audition and upload it … Continue reading

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