John Clayton Jazz

2022 ISB Virtual Bass Festival ~ June 10-11, 2022


We had so much fun getting together last year, we thought we’d bring our ISB family together again for a 2-day festival, Friday & Saturday June 10-11.

Registration is now open. Member registration is just $50, full time student members register for only $25. Regular non-member registration of $75 and non-member full-time student registration of $50 include a year’s digital membership in the ISB. Register now to enjoy all this:

  • Flexible daytime schedule! Watch what you want, when you want during and after the convention week.
  • Keynote address by John Clayton
  • Live Zoom chats with presenters
  • Virtual exhibit hall, make one-to-one appointments with your favorite shops and makers
  • Tributes to Teppo Hauta-Aho and Inez Wyrick
  • Celebration honoring the ISB’s executive director emeritus Jeff Bradetich
  • Connect via live chat during evening “ISB After Hours” nightly hangs

Whether you’re a current member, lapsed, or never been a member before, we’ve got a registration option for you! Register by Wednesday, June 1, 2022 to ensure you can attend the concerts, seminars, workshops, lecture-demonstrations, panel discussions, masterclasses, etc.

Here is a list of bassists who will appear (subject to change):

  • Bass ensembles, with the Bass Gang, Bassinova & Bassists with Boobs
  • Gary Karr celebrating Bottesini’s 200th birthday with Chris West, and interviewing performer, educator and humanitarian Richard ‘Dobbs’ Hartshorne
  • Giuseppe Ettorre
  • Thierry Barbé
  • Uxia Martinez Botana
  • Pablo Aslan, Tango!
  • Petru Iuga
  • Rufus Reid, Jazz Masterclass
  • Marion Hayden, Mingus Centennial!
  • Eric Hochberg
  • Mimi Jones
  • Aaron Olguin
  • Esra Gül
  • Ron Carter, A Musical Life, interview by Steve Bailey
  • Susan Hagan, Bass Warm-ups
  • Zanielle Britz, Bass in South Africa
  • Caitlyn Kamminga, Bass in Trinidad
  • DaXun Zhang, Bass in China
  • Joel Quarrington, Bass in Canada
  • Fausto Borem, Bass in Brazil
  • Scott Dixon, Pitch and the Double Bass
  • Rob Nairn, Early Music
  • Brian Perry, Orchestral Auditions
  • Jeremy Kurtz-Harris, Orchestra Masterclass
  • Gilles Duhaut, Bows
  • Trevor Davis, Ask a Luthier
  • Robert Black, Bassists as Composers
  • Lynn Hannings, Pernambuco in Crisis
  • Doan Brian Roessler, Body and Bass
  • Rebecca Lawrence, Bassists for Black Composers
  • Claus Freudenstein, Mini-bass Program